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Man of the Moment
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written by Sir Alan Ayckbourn, 1939- (1988); directed by Robert Robinson; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Jane Carr, 1950-, Ken Danziger, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Ian Ogilvy, 1943- and Yeardley Smith, 1964- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1994, originally published 1994), 1 hour 54 mins, 114 page(s)
The price of accidental fame is hashed out in this comedy about a famous bank robber and the clerk who foiled his biggest heist. Ayckbourn’s 1988 play anticipates the popularity - and absurdity - of reality TV.
written by Sir Alan Ayckbourn, 1939- (1988); directed by Robert Robinson; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Jane Carr, 1950-, Ken Danziger, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Ian Ogilvy, 1943- and Yeardley Smith, 1964- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1994, originally published 1994), 1 hour 54 mins, 114 page(s)
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The Sisters Rosensweig
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written by Wendy Wasserstein, 1950-2006 (1992); directed by Barnet Kellman; performed by Tony Roberts, 1939-, Caroline Aaron, 1952-, Jamie Lee Curtis, 1958-, Jay Paulson, Kala Savage, 1979-, John Vickery, James Warwick and JoBeth Williams, 1948- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1999, originally published 1994), 2 hours 8 mins
This delightful Broadway hit chronicles three Jewish sisters from Brooklyn as they gather in London to celebrate a birthday. Wasserstein’s three sisters include a brilliant banker and single mother who has given up on romance, a suburban housewife who moonlights as a talk-show host and a travel writer who still...
written by Wendy Wasserstein, 1950-2006 (1992); directed by Barnet Kellman; performed by Tony Roberts, 1939-, Caroline Aaron, 1952-, Jamie Lee Curtis, 1958-, Jay Paulson, Kala Savage, 1979-, John Vickery, James Warwick and JoBeth Williams, 1948- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1999, originally published 1994), 2 hours 8 mins
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The Best of Second City
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(1993); directed by Ron West; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Fran Adams, Samantha Bennett, Steve Carell, 1962-, Stephen Colbert, 1964-, Tim Kazurinsky, 1950-, Joe Liss, Marsha Mason, 1942-, Amy Sedaris, 1961- and Ron West (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2005, originally published 1993), 2 hours 38 mins
Take an unforgettable ride with the classic sketches that helped make this America’s foremost comedy troupe. The Second City lampoons every aspect of modern American life, with brilliant improvised sketches on subjects ranging from salad bars to affairs of state
(1993); directed by Ron West; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Fran Adams, Samantha Bennett, Steve Carell, 1962-, Stephen Colbert, 1964-, Tim Kazurinsky, 1950-, Joe Liss, Marsha Mason, 1942-, Amy Sedaris, 1961- and Ron West (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2005, originally published 1993), 2 hours 38 mins
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Bobby Gould in Hell
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written by David Mamet, 1947- (1989); directed by Dan LaMorte; performed by Marilu Henner, 1962-, Marc Vann, Dale Calandra and Gus Buktenica (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 51 mins, 51 page(s)
David Mamet’s sequel to his classic “Speed the Plow” finds unethical movie producer Bobby Gould trying to talk his way out of eternal damnation.
written by David Mamet, 1947- (1989); directed by Dan LaMorte; performed by Marilu Henner, 1962-, Marc Vann, Dale Calandra and Gus Buktenica (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 51 mins, 51 page(s)
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The Waldorf Conference
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written by Nat Segaloff, Daniel M. Kimmel, 1955- and Arnie Reisman (1993); directed by John de Lancie, 1948-; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Sheldon 'Shelley' Berman, 1925-, Charles Durning, 1923-2012, David Ellenstein, John Kapelos, 1956-, Bill Macy, 1922-, Richard Masur, 1948-, George Murdock, 1930-, John Randolph, 1915-2004, Ron Rifkin, 1939-, William Schallert and John Schuck, 1940- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 27 mins, 77 page(s)
On November 24, 1947, the most powerful men in American film met in New York’s plush Waldorf-Astoria Hotel to decide how to address the Communist witch-hunt being carried out by the House Un-American Activities Committee. Twenty-four hours later they emerged having created the Hollywood Blacklist. The Waldorf...
written by Nat Segaloff, Daniel M. Kimmel, 1955- and Arnie Reisman (1993); directed by John de Lancie, 1948-; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Sheldon 'Shelley' Berman, 1925-, Charles Durning, 1923-2012, David Ellenstein, John Kapelos, 1956-, Bill Macy, 1922-, Richard Masur, 1948-, George Murdock, 1930-, John Randolph, 1915-2004, Ron Rifkin, 1939-, William Schallert and John Schuck, 1940- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 27 mins, 77 page(s)
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The Truth Teller
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written by Joyce Carol Oates, 1938- (1993); directed by Robert Robinson; performed by Charles Durning, 1923-2012, Arthur Hanket, 1954-, Gary Kroeger, 1957-, Marsha Mason, 1942-, Priscilla Pointer, 1924-, William Schallert and JoBeth Williams, 1948- (L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 39 mins, 99 page(s)
Joyce Carol Oates' hilarious take-off on a classic Southern play begins when liberated Hedda arrives home to visit the family estate, ruled by the family’s tyrannical patriarch, “Tiny” Culligan. Tiny doesn’t know what to make of Hedda’s intellectual boyfriend, Saul. But then, Saul doesn’t know what to...
written by Joyce Carol Oates, 1938- (1993); directed by Robert Robinson; performed by Charles Durning, 1923-2012, Arthur Hanket, 1954-, Gary Kroeger, 1957-, Marsha Mason, 1942-, Priscilla Pointer, 1924-, William Schallert and JoBeth Williams, 1948- (L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 39 mins, 99 page(s)
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The Actor Retires
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written by Bruce Norris (1992); directed by Mary Zimmerman, 1960-; performed by Bruce Norris, D. W. Moffett, 1954-, Lucy Childs, Christopher Donahue, Kevin Hurley, Amy Morton, fl. 1983-2009, Susan Nussbaum and William L. Petersen, 1953- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1992, originally published 1992), 57 mins
Steppenwolf Theatre Company playwright and actor Bruce Norris presents a hilarious comedy in which an actor decides to end his career, burn his headshots and resumés, and become a serious furniture maker.
written by Bruce Norris (1992); directed by Mary Zimmerman, 1960-; performed by Bruce Norris, D. W. Moffett, 1954-, Lucy Childs, Christopher Donahue, Kevin Hurley, Amy Morton, fl. 1983-2009, Susan Nussbaum and William L. Petersen, 1953- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1992, originally published 1992), 57 mins
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At Long Last Leo
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written by Mark Stein, 1951- (1988); directed by Steve Albrezzi; performed by Arye Gross, Mary Gross, 1953-, Valerie Mahaffey, Marc-Bradley Phillips and Barbara Bain, 1931- (L. A. Theatre Works, 1992, originally published 1992), 1 hour 32 mins, 92 page(s)
Leo Beagle has spent two years writing a 638 manifesto on human harmony that just might change the world. The problem is only that no one wants to read it, especially not Leo's unharmonious family.
written by Mark Stein, 1951- (1988); directed by Steve Albrezzi; performed by Arye Gross, Mary Gross, 1953-, Valerie Mahaffey, Marc-Bradley Phillips and Barbara Bain, 1931- (L. A. Theatre Works, 1992, originally published 1992), 1 hour 32 mins, 92 page(s)
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Golf With Alan Shepard
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written by Carter W. Lewis; directed by Robert Robinson; performed by John Randolph, 1915-2004, William Schallert, John Astin, 1930-, Charles Durning, 1923-2012 and Richard Hoyt Miller (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2012, originally published 1992), 1 hour 35 mins, 95 page(s)
A quartet of aging retirees tee up for a witty and incisive reflection on love, faith, time, and (of course) golf. Over eighteen holes, the four men face truths ranging from the quotidian to the cosmic as they bicker and bond on the putting green.
written by Carter W. Lewis; directed by Robert Robinson; performed by John Randolph, 1915-2004, William Schallert, John Astin, 1930-, Charles Durning, 1923-2012 and Richard Hoyt Miller (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2012, originally published 1992), 1 hour 35 mins, 95 page(s)
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The Hole in the Top of the World
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written by Fay Weldon, CBE, 1931- (1992); directed by Shaun McLoughlin; performed by Walter Matthau, 1920-2000, Barbara Bain, 1931-, Zeljko Ivanek, 1957- and Valierie Landsburg, 1958- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2012, originally published 1992), 1 hour 16 mins, 76 page(s)
Walter Matthau stars in the story of a climate scientist trying to balance romance and research. The piece is both serious and surreal as Matthau removes the “fourth wall” while addressing the show’s recording engineer.
written by Fay Weldon, CBE, 1931- (1992); directed by Shaun McLoughlin; performed by Walter Matthau, 1920-2000, Barbara Bain, 1931-, Zeljko Ivanek, 1957- and Valierie Landsburg, 1958- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2012, originally published 1992), 1 hour 16 mins, 76 page(s)
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