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Beloved Clara
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written by Lucy Parham (2002); directed by Martin Jarvis, 1941-; composed by Robert Schumann, 1810-1856, Clara Schumann, 1819-1896 and Johannes Brahms, 1833-1897; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Martin Jarvis, 1941- and Lucy Parham (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2008, originally published 2002), 1 hour 48 mins
In Beloved Clara, the intense relationships between Robert Schumann, his wife Clara, and Johannes Brahms are brought to vivid life through music and excerpts from their passionate writings. With the arrival of the young, dynamic Brahms into their household, the Schumanns’ fragile marriage is threatened by the d...
written by Lucy Parham (2002); directed by Martin Jarvis, 1941-; composed by Robert Schumann, 1810-1856, Clara Schumann, 1819-1896 and Johannes Brahms, 1833-1897; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Martin Jarvis, 1941- and Lucy Parham (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2008, originally published 2002), 1 hour 48 mins
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Blithe Spirit
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written by Sir Noël Coward, 1899-1973 (1941); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Christopher Neame, 1947-, Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Alexandra Boyd, Shirley Knight, 1936-, Lynne Marta, 1948-, Ian Ogilvy, 1943- and Judy Geeson, 1948- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2000, originally published 1941), 1 hour 45 mins
This classic comedy is set in the charming country home of Charles Condomine, a re-married widower. A witty and convivial evening party among friends is transformed when a séance conjures the ghost of Elvira, Charles’ first wife, who delights in wreaking havoc among the living. An enchanting Coward comedy!
written by Sir Noël Coward, 1899-1973 (1941); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Christopher Neame, 1947-, Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Alexandra Boyd, Shirley Knight, 1936-, Lynne Marta, 1948-, Ian Ogilvy, 1943- and Judy Geeson, 1948- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2000, originally published 1941), 1 hour 45 mins
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The Code of the Woosters
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written by Sir Noël Coward, 1899-1973 (1938); directed by Mark Richard; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Kelly Nespor, Kenneth Northcott, Henry Odum, Mark Richard, Nicolas Sandys, Patrice Egleston and Thomas M. Shea (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2006, originally published 1938), 1 hour 59 mins
In the best known of the Bertie and Jeeves series, Bertie's aunt pressures him to steal a silver creamer, and he nearly gets lynched, arrested and engaged by mistake. As always, Jeeves is on hand with a last-minute brainstorm to set everything straight.
written by Sir Noël Coward, 1899-1973 (1938); directed by Mark Richard; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Kelly Nespor, Kenneth Northcott, Henry Odum, Mark Richard, Nicolas Sandys, Patrice Egleston and Thomas M. Shea (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2006, originally published 1938), 1 hour 59 mins
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The Constant Wife
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written by W. Somerset Maugham, 1874-1965 (1926); directed by Jeanie Hackett; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Kate Burton, 1957-, Mark Capri, 1951-, Stephen Collins, 1947-, John de Lancie, 1948-, Jen Dede, Christina Pickles, 1935- and Kirsten Potter (L. A. Theatre Works, 2010, originally published 2010), 2 hours 1 mins, 120 page(s)
There's something Constance Middleton's friends are dying to tell her: her husband is having an affair – with her best friend! Despite their hints, Constance remains ever cool, and seemingly oblivious. Or is she? In this biting comedy of manners, marriages and mistresses, Constance – a not-so-desperate hou...
written by W. Somerset Maugham, 1874-1965 (1926); directed by Jeanie Hackett; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Kate Burton, 1957-, Mark Capri, 1951-, Stephen Collins, 1947-, John de Lancie, 1948-, Jen Dede, Christina Pickles, 1935- and Kirsten Potter (L. A. Theatre Works, 2010, originally published 2010), 2 hours 1 mins, 120 page(s)
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Exchange
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written by Yury Trifonov, 1925-1981 (1969); directed by Robert Robinson; performed by Ian Abercrombie, 1936-2012, Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Sharon Bamber, Joyce Blair, 1932-2006, Barbara Bosson, 1939-, Peter A. Jacobs, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Zosukuma Kunene, 1976-, Anna Sophie Loewenberg, Vonetta McGee, 1945-2010, Marian Mercer, 1935-, Robin Goodrin Nordli, fl. 1984, William Palmieri, John Randolph, 1915-2004, Melissa Smigley Hopkins, Malachi Throne, 1928- and Basil Langton (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2012, originally published 1992), 1 hour 29 mins, 89 page(s)
The dreary aspects of Soviet housing and one family’s attempt to "exchange" its tiny Moscow apartment for a larger one. Adapted from a novella by the respected Russian writer Yuri Trifanov, as translated by playwright Michael Frayn.
written by Yury Trifonov, 1925-1981 (1969); directed by Robert Robinson; performed by Ian Abercrombie, 1936-2012, Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Sharon Bamber, Joyce Blair, 1932-2006, Barbara Bosson, 1939-, Peter A. Jacobs, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Zosukuma Kunene, 1976-, Anna Sophie Loewenberg, Vonetta McGee, 1945-2010, Marian Mercer, 1935-, Robin Goodrin Nordli, fl. 1984, William Palmieri, John Randolph, 1915-2004, Melissa Smigley Hopkins, Malachi Throne, 1928- and Basil Langton (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2012, originally published 1992), 1 hour 29 mins, 89 page(s)
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Frozen
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written by Bryony Lavery, 1947- (2004); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Jeffrey Donovan, 1968- and Laila Robins, 1959- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2005, originally published 2004), 1 hour 31 mins
One evening ten-year old Rhona goes missing. As her mother retreats into a state of frozen hope, a psychologist studies the brain of a serial killer to find out if what he does is pure evil—or simply beyond his control. Drawn together by horrific circumstances, these three embark on a long, dark journey that end...
written by Bryony Lavery, 1947- (2004); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Jeffrey Donovan, 1968- and Laila Robins, 1959- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2005, originally published 2004), 1 hour 31 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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Living Together
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written by Sir Alan Ayckbourn, 1939- (1973); directed by Dennis Erdman; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Ken Danziger, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Jane Leeves, 1961-, Christopher Neame, 1947- and Carolyn Seymour, 1947- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 1973), 1 hour 21 mins
In this second "battle" of Ayckbourn's celebrated trilogy 'The Norman Conquests,' we rejoin the family weekend, this time hearing the events in the living room, where Norman gets drunk on homemade dandelion wine – and all hell breaks loose. Norman unleashes his merry brand of manipulative charm on the hapless gu...
written by Sir Alan Ayckbourn, 1939- (1973); directed by Dennis Erdman; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Ken Danziger, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Jane Leeves, 1961-, Christopher Neame, 1947- and Carolyn Seymour, 1947- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 1973), 1 hour 21 mins
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Make and Break
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written by Michael Frayn, 1933- (1980); directed by Robert Robinson; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Allan Corduner, 1950-, David Ellenstein, Julian Holloway, 1944-, Peter A. Jacobs, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Robin Goodrin Nordli, fl. 1984, James Warwick and Michael York, 1942- (L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 35 mins, 95 page(s)
From the author of Copenhagen and Noises Off. A comedy-drama about a door manufacturing company and a fateful convention in Frankfurt.
written by Michael Frayn, 1933- (1980); directed by Robert Robinson; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Allan Corduner, 1950-, David Ellenstein, Julian Holloway, 1944-, Peter A. Jacobs, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Robin Goodrin Nordli, fl. 1984, James Warwick and Michael York, 1942- (L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 35 mins, 95 page(s)
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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 55 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 55 mins, 114 page(s)
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