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Absent Forever
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written by John R. Hopkins, 1931-1998 (1987); directed by Peggy Shannon; performed by John de Lancie, 1948-, Kaitlin Hopkins, 1964-, Shirley Knight, 1936-, Al Ruscio, 1924- and Jennifer Warren, 1941- (L. A. Theatre Works, 1991, originally published 1991), 1 hour 28 mins, 87 page(s)
A bright and politically-engaged college student goes missing after a demonstration turns violent. But as her grieving mother begins her search, she uncovers a dark side to her daughter which she never knew existed.
written by John R. Hopkins, 1931-1998 (1987); directed by Peggy Shannon; performed by John de Lancie, 1948-, Kaitlin Hopkins, 1964-, Shirley Knight, 1936-, Al Ruscio, 1924- and Jennifer Warren, 1941- (L. A. Theatre Works, 1991, originally published 1991), 1 hour 28 mins, 87 page(s)
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Abundance
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written by Beth Henley, 1952- (1989); directed by Gordon House; performed by Gary Cole, fl. 1988, Amy Madigan, 1948-, Steven Weber, 1961-, JoBeth Williams, 1948- and Ed Begley, Jr., 1949- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1991, originally published 1991), 1 hour 44 mins
A poignant but unromanticized story of the hard lives of pioneers on the high plains of Wyoming in the 1860's. Macon and Bess are two mail-order brides, lured to the West by the promise of new beginnings through marriage to men they’ve never met. While waiting for their respective husbands-to-be, one bubbling wi...
written by Beth Henley, 1952- (1989); directed by Gordon House; performed by Gary Cole, fl. 1988, Amy Madigan, 1948-, Steven Weber, 1961-, JoBeth Williams, 1948- and Ed Begley, Jr., 1949- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1991, originally published 1991), 1 hour 44 mins
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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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Adam's Rib
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written by Ruth Gordon, 1895-1985 and Garson Kanin, 1912-1999 (1972); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; performed by Adam Arkin, 1956-, Anne Desalvo, 1949-, Paul Eiding, 1957-, Mary Pat Gleason, Annabelle Gurwitch, 1961-, Anne Heche, 1969-, Marvin Kaplan, 1927-, Loren Lazerine, Robert Lesser, 1938-, John Pankow, 1954- and Amy Pietz, 1969- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2003, originally published 1972), 1 hour 14 mins
Based on the screenplay by Garson Kanin and Ruth Gordon. Adapted for radio by David Rambo. A classic battle of the sexes and a court room farce, this peerlessly witty examination of husband and wife attorneys was first crafted for Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn. Commissioned by L.A. Theatre Works, David Rambo...
written by Ruth Gordon, 1895-1985 and Garson Kanin, 1912-1999 (1972); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; performed by Adam Arkin, 1956-, Anne Desalvo, 1949-, Paul Eiding, 1957-, Mary Pat Gleason, Annabelle Gurwitch, 1961-, Anne Heche, 1969-, Marvin Kaplan, 1927-, Loren Lazerine, Robert Lesser, 1938-, John Pankow, 1954- and Amy Pietz, 1969- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2003, originally published 1972), 1 hour 14 mins
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Additional Dialogue: The Letters of Dalton Trumbo
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written by Christopher Trumbo, 1940- (1970); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; performed by Christopher Trumbo, 1940-, Paul Winfield, 1939-2004, Harry Groener, 1951- and Jeff Corey, 1914-2002 (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1970, originally published 1970), 1 hour 26 mins
In 1947, witty, outspoken, irascible Dalton Trumbo (Academy Award - winning screenwriter of Roman Holiday and Spartacus) went to prison for defying the House Committee on Un-American Activities and became one of the famed Hollywood Ten. Through his wildly funny and thought provoking correspondance, Trumbo's son ha...
written by Christopher Trumbo, 1940- (1970); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; performed by Christopher Trumbo, 1940-, Paul Winfield, 1939-2004, Harry Groener, 1951- and Jeff Corey, 1914-2002 (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1970, originally published 1970), 1 hour 26 mins
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After the Fall
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written by Arthur Miller, 1915-2005 (1964); directed by Richard Masur, 1948-; performed by Amy Aquino, Amy Brenneman, 1964-, Gregory Itzin, 1948-, Anthony LaPaglia, 1959-, Amy Pietz, 1969-, Al Ruscio, 1924- and Kenny Williams, 1963- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1999, originally published 1964), 2 hours 6 mins
Arthur Miller’s famous autobiographical drama takes place inside the tortured mind of a 40-year- old lawyer. Quentin is haunted by his disastrous affair with a needy sex symbol - a character rumored to be based on Marilyn Monroe, Miller’s second wife.
written by Arthur Miller, 1915-2005 (1964); directed by Richard Masur, 1948-; performed by Amy Aquino, Amy Brenneman, 1964-, Gregory Itzin, 1948-, Anthony LaPaglia, 1959-, Amy Pietz, 1969-, Al Ruscio, 1924- and Kenny Williams, 1963- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1999, originally published 1964), 2 hours 6 mins
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Agnes of God
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written by John Pielmeier, 1949- (1979); directed by Nancy Malone, 1935-; performed by Barbara Bain, 1931-, Emily Bergl, 1975- and Harriet Sansom Harris, 1955- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1982, originally published 1982), 1 hour 31 mins
In this contemporary murder mystery set within the confines of a convent, Agnes is a devout, innocent young nun accused of infanticide. As a psychiatrist, who is herself a lapsed Catholic, and the Mother Superior struggle over Agnes' fate, the play plunges into the mystery of faith and the consequence of truth.
written by John Pielmeier, 1949- (1979); directed by Nancy Malone, 1935-; performed by Barbara Bain, 1931-, Emily Bergl, 1975- and Harriet Sansom Harris, 1955- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1982, originally published 1982), 1 hour 31 mins
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Aliens in America
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written by Sandra Tsing Loh, 1962- (1997); directed by David Schweizer; performed by Sandra Tsing Loh, 1962- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1999, originally published 1997), 1 hour 16 mins
Contemporary satirist Sandra Tsing Loh spins a darkly comic, autobiographical tale of growing up middle class Chinese-German in Southern California. This witty monologue is for sons and daughters everywhere who feel that their parents must have been beamed to earth from another planet.
written by Sandra Tsing Loh, 1962- (1997); directed by David Schweizer; performed by Sandra Tsing Loh, 1962- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1999, originally published 1997), 1 hour 16 mins
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All My Sons
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written by Arthur Miller, 1915-2005 (1947); directed by Nick Olcott; performed by Julie Harris, 1925-2013, James Farentino, 1938-, Arye Gross, Naomi Jacobson, Barbara Klein, Paul Morella, Michaeleen O'Neil, Nathan Taylor, 2002-, Jerry Whiddon and Mitchell Herbert (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1998, originally published 1974), 1 hour 43 mins
World War II is over and a family, mourning a son missing in action, plants a memorial tree and tries to go on with their lives. A storm blows down the tree and a devastating family secret is uprooted, setting the characters on a terrifying journey towards truth. A classic American drama.
written by Arthur Miller, 1915-2005 (1947); directed by Nick Olcott; performed by Julie Harris, 1925-2013, James Farentino, 1938-, Arye Gross, Naomi Jacobson, Barbara Klein, Paul Morella, Michaeleen O'Neil, Nathan Taylor, 2002-, Jerry Whiddon and Mitchell Herbert (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1998, originally published 1974), 1 hour 43 mins
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American Appetites
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written by Joyce Carol Oates, 1938- (1989); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; performed by Keith Carradine, 1949-, Lisa Akey, 1969-, Alastair Duncan, 1958-, Paul Eiding, 1957-, Anna Gunn, Jean Louisa Kelly, 1972-, Dan Lauria, 1947-, Frank Muller, Elizabeth Ward Land, B.J. Ward, 1941-, Liza Weil, 1977- and Tegan West (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1989, originally published 1989), 1 hour 27 mins
In American Appetites, the façade of an affluent suburban couple crumbles under the weight of tragedy and scandal. When Ian McCullough accidentally pushes his wife, Glynnis, through a plate glass window during an argument, the American dream turns into a nightmare. A sophisticated, witty and chilling tale.
written by Joyce Carol Oates, 1938- (1989); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; performed by Keith Carradine, 1949-, Lisa Akey, 1969-, Alastair Duncan, 1958-, Paul Eiding, 1957-, Anna Gunn, Jean Louisa Kelly, 1972-, Dan Lauria, 1947-, Frank Muller, Elizabeth Ward Land, B.J. Ward, 1941-, Liza Weil, 1977- and Tegan West (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1989, originally published 1989), 1 hour 27 mins
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