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Are You Now Or Have You Ever Been
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written by Eric Bentley, 1916- (1972); directed by Martin Jenkins; performed by Richard Dreyfuss, 1947-, Ed Asner, 1929-, James Earl Jones, 1931-, Bonnie Bedelia, 1946-, Bud Cort, 1948-, Hector Elizondo, 1936-, Robert Foxworth, 1941-, Harry Hamlin, 1951-, Richard Masur, 1948-, Joe Spano, 1946-, James Whitmore, 1921-2009 and Michael York, 1949- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1972, originally published 1972), 1 hour 29 mins
In the mid-1950’s, the House Un-American Activities Committee began investigating the communist influence in the entertainment industry. This searing docudrama from actual transcripts of the hearings reveals how decent people were persuaded to “name names,” and the steep price paid by those who refused.
written by Eric Bentley, 1916- (1972); directed by Martin Jenkins; performed by Richard Dreyfuss, 1947-, Ed Asner, 1929-, James Earl Jones, 1931-, Bonnie Bedelia, 1946-, Bud Cort, 1948-, Hector Elizondo, 1936-, Robert Foxworth, 1941-, Harry Hamlin, 1951-, Richard Masur, 1948-, Joe Spano, 1946-, James Whitmore, 1921-2009 and Michael York, 1949- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1972, originally published 1972), 1 hour 29 mins
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Babbitt
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written by Sinclair Lewis, 1885-1951 (1922); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; performed by Richard Dreyfuss, 1947-, Julie Harris, 1925-2013, Ed Asner, 1929-, Nan Martin, 1927-2010, Stacy Keach, 1941-, Bud Cort, 1948-, Ted Danson, III, 1947-, Hector Elizondo, 1936-, Fionnula Flannigan, 1945-, Helen Hunt, 1963-, Amy Irving, 1953-, John Lithgow, 1945-, Marsha Mason, 1942-, Richard Masur, 1948-, Judge Reinhold, 1957-, Ally Sheedy, 1962- and Ed Begley, Jr., 1949- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2007, originally published 1922, first release 1922), 12 hours 35 mins
This epic of the booming 1920s uniquely captures the relentless culture of American business. A classic novel about conformity in small town America - celebrated for its comic tone, satire, and vivid dialogue.
written by Sinclair Lewis, 1885-1951 (1922); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; performed by Richard Dreyfuss, 1947-, Julie Harris, 1925-2013, Ed Asner, 1929-, Nan Martin, 1927-2010, Stacy Keach, 1941-, Bud Cort, 1948-, Ted Danson, III, 1947-, Hector Elizondo, 1936-, Fionnula Flannigan, 1945-, Helen Hunt, 1963-, Amy Irving, 1953-, John Lithgow, 1945-, Marsha Mason, 1942-, Richard Masur, 1948-, Judge Reinhold, 1957-, Ally Sheedy, 1962- and Ed Begley, Jr., 1949- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2007, originally published 1922, first release 1922), 12 hours 35 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), 3 hours 12 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), 3 hours 12 mins
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The Brothers Karamazov
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written by Fyodor Dostoevsky, 1821-1881 (1995); directed by David Fishelson; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, John Randolph, 1915-2004, Kate Asner, Angela Bettis, John de Lancie, 1948-, Sharon Gless, 1943-, Harry Hamlin, 1951-, Kaitlin Hopkins, 1964-, Richard Hoyt Miller, John Kapelos, 1956-, Robert Machray, 1945-, Joseph Mascolo, 1935-, Jon Matthews, Johanna McKay, Paul Mercier, Laurel Moglen, Michael Rivkin, Peggy Roeder, John Rubinstein, 1946-, Tom Virtue, 1957-, Douglas Weston and Ping Wu, 1956- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1995, originally published 1995), 2 hours 17 mins
David Fishelson has transformed Dostoyevsky's The Brothers Karamazov and The Idiot into spellbinding drama that illuminates both titanic novels. The passionate Karamazov brothers spring to life, led by their roue of a father, who entertains himself by drinking, womanizing, and pitting his three sons against each o...
written by Fyodor Dostoevsky, 1821-1881 (1995); directed by David Fishelson; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, John Randolph, 1915-2004, Kate Asner, Angela Bettis, John de Lancie, 1948-, Sharon Gless, 1943-, Harry Hamlin, 1951-, Kaitlin Hopkins, 1964-, Richard Hoyt Miller, John Kapelos, 1956-, Robert Machray, 1945-, Joseph Mascolo, 1935-, Jon Matthews, Johanna McKay, Paul Mercier, Laurel Moglen, Michael Rivkin, Peggy Roeder, John Rubinstein, 1946-, Tom Virtue, 1957-, Douglas Weston and Ping Wu, 1956- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1995, originally published 1995), 2 hours 17 mins
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The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial
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written by Peter Goodchild (2001); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Matthew Patrick Davis, Mike Farrell, 1939-, James Gleason, 1882-1959, Sharon Gless, 1943-, Harry Groener, 1951-, Jon Matthews, Rob Nagle, 1970-, David Alan Novak and Robert Pescovitz (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2007, originally published 1993), 1 hour 58 mins
The Scopes Trial, over the right to teach evolution in public schools, reaffirmed the importance of intellectual freedom as codified in the Bill of Rights. The trial, in a small-town Tennessee courtroom in 1925, set the stage for ongoing national debates over the separation of Church and State in a democratic soci...
written by Peter Goodchild (2001); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Matthew Patrick Davis, Mike Farrell, 1939-, James Gleason, 1882-1959, Sharon Gless, 1943-, Harry Groener, 1951-, Jon Matthews, Rob Nagle, 1970-, David Alan Novak and Robert Pescovitz (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2007, originally published 1993), 1 hour 58 mins
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Gulf War and Black
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written by Joyce Carol Oates, 1938- (1991); directed by Peggy Shannon; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Stephanie Dunnam, 1959-, Nan Martin, 1927-2010, Joe Spano, 1946- and Rif Hutton (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 1991), 1 hour 31 mins
An affluent young couple entertains an older couple for an evening of cocktails and politics during the Gulf War. But as the evening continues, the conversation take a bizarre and absurd tone.
written by Joyce Carol Oates, 1938- (1991); directed by Peggy Shannon; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Stephanie Dunnam, 1959-, Nan Martin, 1927-2010, Joe Spano, 1946- and Rif Hutton (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 1991), 1 hour 31 mins
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Guns
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written by Doris Baizley (1976); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; composed by Harry Aguado, 1952-; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Tyne Daly, 1946-, Bruce French, 1945-, Robert David Hall, 1947-, Tommy Hicks, 1916-1984, Ella Joyce, Marnie Mosiman, James Reeder, Yeardley Smith, 1964- and Tommy Redmond Hicks, 1962- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2010, originally published 2010), 1 hour 2 mins
The year is 2076, the nation's Tricentennial. Guns are outlawed, but the last seven surviving weapons are in captivity and on display in your city zoo. Billy the Kid's Colt .45, Andrew Jackson's dueling pistol, a retired military rifle, a backwoods hunting rifle, a playful plastic toy gun, an unfinished nuclear ha...
written by Doris Baizley (1976); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; composed by Harry Aguado, 1952-; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Tyne Daly, 1946-, Bruce French, 1945-, Robert David Hall, 1947-, Tommy Hicks, 1916-1984, Ella Joyce, Marnie Mosiman, James Reeder, Yeardley Smith, 1964- and Tommy Redmond Hicks, 1962- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2010, originally published 2010), 1 hour 2 mins
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Hotel Oubliette
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written by Jane Anderson (2000); directed by Jenny Sullivan, 1947-; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Thomas Caruso, Arye Gross and Marsha Mason, 1942- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2004, originally published 2004), 1 hour 26 mins
Inspired by the released American hostages, Hotel Oubliette is a darkly comedic play that explores what happens when two emotionally disconnected men are chained to a post with an endless amount of time stretching before them.
written by Jane Anderson (2000); directed by Jenny Sullivan, 1947-; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Thomas Caruso, Arye Gross and Marsha Mason, 1942- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2004, originally published 2004), 1 hour 26 mins
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The Idiot
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written by Fyodor Dostoevsky, 1821-1881 (1995); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Angela Bettis, Arye Gross, John Kapelos, 1956-, Robert Machray, 1945-, Jon Matthews, Johanna McKay, Paul Mercier, Laurel Moglen, Michael Rivkin, Peggy Roeder, Douglas Weston and Kate Asner (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2007, originally published 1995), 1 hour 44 mins
In The Idiot, meet the kindly, childlike Prince Myshkin, as he returns to the decadent social whirl of 1860s St. Petersberg. The two most beautiful, sought-after women in the town compete for his affections, in a duel that grows increasingly dangerous.
written by Fyodor Dostoevsky, 1821-1881 (1995); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Angela Bettis, Arye Gross, John Kapelos, 1956-, Robert Machray, 1945-, Jon Matthews, Johanna McKay, Paul Mercier, Laurel Moglen, Michael Rivkin, Peggy Roeder, Douglas Weston and Kate Asner (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2007, originally published 1995), 1 hour 44 mins
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Jonathan Swift
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written by No Author Attribution (1956); produced by Columbia Broadcasting System; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Pernell Roberts, 1928-, William Cottrell, 1918-2001, Jenny Egan, fl. 1951-1971, Rita Lloyd, 1930- and John Scanlan, 1921-1994 (Creative Arts Television, 1956), 27 mins
Ed Asner as Jonathan Swift and Penell Adams as Gulliver in an exploration and dramatization of Swift's life and work.
written by No Author Attribution (1956); produced by Columbia Broadcasting System; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Pernell Roberts, 1928-, William Cottrell, 1918-2001, Jenny Egan, fl. 1951-1971, Rita Lloyd, 1930- and John Scanlan, 1921-1994 (Creative Arts Television, 1956), 27 mins
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