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The Doctor's Dilemma
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written by George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950 (1906); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Jane Carr, 1950-, Gregory Cooke, 1966-, Ken Danziger, Roy Dotrice, 1923-, Jennifer Dundas Lowe, 1971-, Martin Jarvis, 1941- and Paxton Whitehead, 1937- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2000, originally published 1911), 1 hour 49 mins
The blowhards, the know-it-alls, the scrupulous, and the impecunious are all targets for Shaw’s incisive wit in his classic satire of the medical profession. A well-respected physician is forced to choose whom he shall save: a bumbling friend or the ne’er-do-well husband of the woman he loves.
written by George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950 (1906); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Jane Carr, 1950-, Gregory Cooke, 1966-, Ken Danziger, Roy Dotrice, 1923-, Jennifer Dundas Lowe, 1971-, Martin Jarvis, 1941- and Paxton Whitehead, 1937- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2000, originally published 1911), 1 hour 49 mins
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Mrs. Warren's Profession
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written by George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950 (1893); directed by Nicholas Rudall, 1940-; performed by Robin Sachs, 1951-2013, Kaitlin Hopkins, 1964-, Shirley Knight, 1936-, Basil Langton and Dakin Matthews, 1943- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1996, originally published 1907), 1 hour 42 mins
Modern parallels abound in the plight of Cambridge-educated mathematics wiz Vivie Warren, who discovers that her comfortable upbringing was financed in unspeakable ways. Shaw pits a clever heroine against a memorable gallery of rogues in this superbly intelligent -- and still shocking -- comedy, banned for eight y...
written by George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950 (1893); directed by Nicholas Rudall, 1940-; performed by Robin Sachs, 1951-2013, Kaitlin Hopkins, 1964-, Shirley Knight, 1936-, Basil Langton and Dakin Matthews, 1943- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1996, originally published 1907), 1 hour 42 mins
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Major Barbara
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written by George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950 (1905); directed by Dakin Matthews, 1943-; performed by Roger Rees, 1944-, JB Blanc, 1969-, Kate Burton, 1957-, Matthew Gaydos, Brian George, 1952-, Hamish Linklater, 1976-, Henri Lubatti, Russell Soder, Amelia White, 1954-, Missy Yager and Sarah Zimmerman (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2008, originally published 1907), 1 hour 53 mins
Barbara is a Major in the Salvation Army - but she's also the daughter of Andrew Undershaft, a man who's made millions from the sale of weapons of war. The real battle however, rages between the devilish father and his idealistic daughter as the question is posed: does salvation come through faith or finance? This...
written by George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950 (1905); directed by Dakin Matthews, 1943-; performed by Roger Rees, 1944-, JB Blanc, 1969-, Kate Burton, 1957-, Matthew Gaydos, Brian George, 1952-, Hamish Linklater, 1976-, Henri Lubatti, Russell Soder, Amelia White, 1954-, Missy Yager and Sarah Zimmerman (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2008, originally published 1907), 1 hour 53 mins
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An Ideal Husband
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written by Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900 (1895); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Jacqueline Bisset, 1944-, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Robert Machray, 1945-, Miriam Margolyes, 1941-, Alfred Molina, 1953- and Yeardley Smith, 1964- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2001, originally published 1899), 1 hour 40 mins
A tender love story, a serpentine villainess, a glittering setting in London society, and a shower of Wildean witticisms are only a few of the reasons this play has enjoyed hugely successful revivals in London and New York. This 1895 drama also seems eerily prescient, as it explores the plight of a promising young...
written by Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900 (1895); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Jacqueline Bisset, 1944-, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Robert Machray, 1945-, Miriam Margolyes, 1941-, Alfred Molina, 1953- and Yeardley Smith, 1964- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2001, originally published 1899), 1 hour 40 mins
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Candida
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written by George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950 (1898); directed by Nicholas Rudall, 1940-; performed by Tom Amandes, 1959-, Christopher Cartmill, Rebecca MacLean, David New, fl. 1985-2012, Nicholas Rudall, 1940- and JoBeth Williams, 1948- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1898), 1 hour 18 mins
Shaw’s warm and witty play challenged conventional wisdom about relationships between the sexes. A beautiful wife must choose between the two men who love her.
written by George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950 (1898); directed by Nicholas Rudall, 1940-; performed by Tom Amandes, 1959-, Christopher Cartmill, Rebecca MacLean, David New, fl. 1985-2012, Nicholas Rudall, 1940- and JoBeth Williams, 1948- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1898), 1 hour 18 mins
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Arms and the Man
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written by George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950 (1894); directed by Brendon Fox; performed by Al Espinosa, 1968-, Teri Garr, 1947-, Anne Heche, 1969-, Jason Kravits, 1967-, Sarah Rafferty, Jeremy Sisto, 1974- and Michael Winters (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2006, originally published 1898), 1 hour 33 mins
It's 1885, and Raina's bourgeois Bulgarian family is cought up in the heady patriotism of their war with Serbia. The beautiful and headstrong Raina eagerly awaits her fiance's victorious return from battle - but instead meets a soldier who seeks asylum in her bedroom. This is one soldier who definitely prefers rom...
written by George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950 (1894); directed by Brendon Fox; performed by Al Espinosa, 1968-, Teri Garr, 1947-, Anne Heche, 1969-, Jason Kravits, 1967-, Sarah Rafferty, Jeremy Sisto, 1974- and Michael Winters (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2006, originally published 1898), 1 hour 33 mins
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The Importance of Being Earnest
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written by Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900 (1895); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Emily Bergl, 1975-, Charles Busch, 1954-, Neil Dickson, Jill Gascoine, 1937-, James Marsters, 1962-, Christopher Neame, 1947-, Matt Wolf, 1972- and Sarah Zimmerman (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 1895), 1 hour 58 mins
This final play from the pen of Oscar Wilde is a stylish send-up of Victorian courtship and manners, complete with assumed names, mistaken lovers, and a lost handbag. Jack and Algernon are best friends, both wooing ladies who think their names are Ernest, "that name which inspires absolute confidence." Wilde's e...
written by Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900 (1895); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Emily Bergl, 1975-, Charles Busch, 1954-, Neil Dickson, Jill Gascoine, 1937-, James Marsters, 1962-, Christopher Neame, 1947-, Matt Wolf, 1972- and Sarah Zimmerman (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 1895), 1 hour 58 mins
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Lady Windermere's Fan
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written by Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900 (1892); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Lisa Harrow, 1943-, Roger Rees, 1944-, Gina Field, Joanna Going, 1963-, Arthur Hanket, 1954-, Dominic Keating, 1962-, Miriam Margolyes, 1941-, Eric Stoltz, 1961-, James Warwick, Tom Wheatly and Judy Geeson, 1948- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2001, originally published 1893), 1 hour 21 mins
A lord, his wife, her admirer and an infamous blackmailer converge in the irreverent satire that launched Wilde’s succession of classic social comedies. This delicious comic feast serves up a scandal about good girls, bad husbands and hilarious hypocrisy - utterly contemporary and divinely funny.
written by Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900 (1892); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Lisa Harrow, 1943-, Roger Rees, 1944-, Gina Field, Joanna Going, 1963-, Arthur Hanket, 1954-, Dominic Keating, 1962-, Miriam Margolyes, 1941-, Eric Stoltz, 1961-, James Warwick, Tom Wheatly and Judy Geeson, 1948- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2001, originally published 1893), 1 hour 21 mins
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A Woman of No Importance
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written by Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900 (1893); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Jane Carr, 1950-, Peter Dennis, Judy Geeson, 1948-, Paul Gutrecht, 1967-, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Cherie Lunghi, 1952-, Robert Machray, 1945-, Samantha Mathis, 1970-, Miriam Margolyes, 1941- and Jim Norton, 1938- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1995, originally published 1893), 1 hour 49 mins
Devilishly attractive Lord Illingworth is notorious for his skill as a seducer. But he is still invited to all the "best" houses while his female conquests must hide their shame in seclusion. In this devastating comedy, Wilde uses his celebrated wit to expose English society's narrow view of everything from sexual...
written by Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900 (1893); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Jane Carr, 1950-, Peter Dennis, Judy Geeson, 1948-, Paul Gutrecht, 1967-, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Cherie Lunghi, 1952-, Robert Machray, 1945-, Samantha Mathis, 1970-, Miriam Margolyes, 1941- and Jim Norton, 1938- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1995, originally published 1893), 1 hour 49 mins
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The School for Wives
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written by Molière, 1622-1673 (1662); directed by Nick Bowling; performed by William Brown, Wellesley Chapman, Joe Damour, Kevin Fox, Cheryl Graeff, Judy Greer, 1975-, Dev Kennedy, Bradley Mott and Larry Yando (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1998, originally published 1662), 1 hour 37 mins
In this biting comedy of errors, the hapless Arnolphe is undone by his own double dealing and double standards. The School for Wives was first performed at the Palais Royal theatre on December 26, 1662, and is considered by many to be Molière's masterpiece. Richard Wilbur's subtle verse translation illuminates th...
written by Molière, 1622-1673 (1662); directed by Nick Bowling; performed by William Brown, Wellesley Chapman, Joe Damour, Kevin Fox, Cheryl Graeff, Judy Greer, 1975-, Dev Kennedy, Bradley Mott and Larry Yando (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1998, originally published 1662), 1 hour 37 mins
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