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Broken Eggs
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written by Eduardo Machado, 1953- (1984); directed by Henry Godinez; performed by Mehnlehseh Boayue, fl. 2000, Noe Cuellar, Marilyn Dodds Frank, Sabrina J. duKavan, fl. 1996, Gustavo Mellado, Maricela Ochoa, 1963-2011, John Carlos Seda and Edward F. Torres (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1996, originally published 1996), 1 hour 12 mins
It's 1979 and Lizette Marquez is about to marry a nice Jewish boy in a ceremony at Woodland Hills Country Club that is costing thousands of dollars. While she and her extended three-generational family enjoy the fruits of material success in their adopted country, they remain haunted by memories of Cuba. They expe...
written by Eduardo Machado, 1953- (1984); directed by Henry Godinez; performed by Mehnlehseh Boayue, fl. 2000, Noe Cuellar, Marilyn Dodds Frank, Sabrina J. duKavan, fl. 1996, Gustavo Mellado, Maricela Ochoa, 1963-2011, John Carlos Seda and Edward F. Torres (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1996, originally published 1996), 1 hour 12 mins
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The Busy World Is Hushed
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written by Keith Bunin (2006); directed by JoBeth Williams, 1948-; performed by Jill Clayburgh, 1944-2010, Hamish Linklater, 1976- and Luke MacFarlane, 1980- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2006, originally published 2006), 1 hour 50 mins
With wisdom, humor, and insight, THE BUSY WORLD IS HUSHED examines the contradictions we find in our faith, our families, and ourselves. Hannah, a widowed Episcopal minister, is hoping to translate a long-lost gospel when she is challenged by both her scholarly assistant and her wayward gay son. But when family se...
written by Keith Bunin (2006); directed by JoBeth Williams, 1948-; performed by Jill Clayburgh, 1944-2010, Hamish Linklater, 1976- and Luke MacFarlane, 1980- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2006, originally published 2006), 1 hour 50 mins
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Cakewalk
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written by Peter Feibleman, 1930- (1993); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; composed by Carly Simon, 1945-; performed by Elaine Stritch, 1925-2014, Samantha Bennett, Bruce Davison, 1946-, Claudette Nevins and Raphael Sbarge, 1964- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2000, originally published 1993), 1 hour 37 mins
Broadway legend Elaine Stritch stars as literary legend Lillian Hellman in this beguiling account of Hellman’s tumultuous relationship across several decades with a man 25 years her junior, played by Oscar-nominee Bruce Davison. Featuring music by Carly Simon.
written by Peter Feibleman, 1930- (1993); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; composed by Carly Simon, 1945-; performed by Elaine Stritch, 1925-2014, Samantha Bennett, Bruce Davison, 1946-, Claudette Nevins and Raphael Sbarge, 1964- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2000, originally published 1993), 1 hour 37 mins
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Camping with Henry and Tom
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written by Mark St. Germain, fl. 1990 (1995); directed by Jay Sandrich, 1932-; performed by Charles Durning, 1923-2012, Alan Alda, 1936-, Lee Arenberg, 1962- and David Dukes, 1945-2000 (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1996, originally published 1995), 1 hour 26 mins
President Harding wants to be with his mistress. Industrialist Henry Ford wants to be President. And inventor Thomas Edison wonders how the three of them got stuck in the woods together. Inspired by an actual camping trip taken by the three men in 1921; this off - Broadway hit is a hilarious adventure with surpris...
written by Mark St. Germain, fl. 1990 (1995); directed by Jay Sandrich, 1932-; performed by Charles Durning, 1923-2012, Alan Alda, 1936-, Lee Arenberg, 1962- and David Dukes, 1945-2000 (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1996, originally published 1995), 1 hour 26 mins
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Chapter Two
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written by Neil Simon, 1927-2018 (1977); directed by Gordon House; performed by David Dukes, 1945-2000, Sharon Gless, 1943-, Gates McFadden, 1949- and Grant Shaud, 1961- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2001, originally published 1979), 2 hours 9 mins
Comedy and pathos mingle brilliantly in Neil Simon’s portrait of a widowed New York novelist who fears he’ll never love again and has no interest in dating. Neither does smart, attractive Jennie Malone, who has just returned from getting a Mexican divorce. A grudging five-minute meeting between them blossoms i...
written by Neil Simon, 1927-2018 (1977); directed by Gordon House; performed by David Dukes, 1945-2000, Sharon Gless, 1943-, Gates McFadden, 1949- and Grant Shaud, 1961- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2001, originally published 1979), 2 hours 9 mins
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Death and the Maiden
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written by Ariel Dorfman, 1942- (1991); directed by Robert Robinson; performed by John Kapelos, 1956-, John Mahoney, 1940-2018, Carolyn Seymour, 1947- and Kristoffer Tabori, 1952- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1994, originally published 1994), 1 hour 25 mins
Suspense mounts when Paulina and her husband offer hospitality to a stranger. Paulina thinks she recognizes, in their guest, the man who tortured her in prison, and she subsequently takes him hostage to find out the truth. A stunningly blunt and compelling play, Death and the Maiden explores brilliantly the issues...
written by Ariel Dorfman, 1942- (1991); directed by Robert Robinson; performed by John Kapelos, 1956-, John Mahoney, 1940-2018, Carolyn Seymour, 1947- and Kristoffer Tabori, 1952- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1994, originally published 1994), 1 hour 25 mins
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Deed of Trust
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written by Claudia Allen, 1954- (1993); directed by Sandy Shinner; performed by Tyne Daly, 1946-, Sharon Gless, 1943-, Timothy Hendrickson, fl. 1993, John Judd, Seana Kofoed, 1970- and Ned Schmidtke, 1942- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 5 mins
Issues of inheritance have splintered a family for 20 years before an enterprising sister begins a crusade for change. Playwright Claudia Allen tells this universal story with characteristic warmth and eccentric humor.
written by Claudia Allen, 1954- (1993); directed by Sandy Shinner; performed by Tyne Daly, 1946-, Sharon Gless, 1943-, Timothy Hendrickson, fl. 1993, John Judd, Seana Kofoed, 1970- and Ned Schmidtke, 1942- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 5 mins
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Denial
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written by Peter Sagal (1995); directed by Jenny Sullivan, 1947-; performed by Harold Gould, 1923-2010, John Randolph, 1915-2004, David Clennon, 1943-, Tim DeKay, 1963-, Kimberly Scott and Stephanie Zimbalist, 1956- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1999, originally published 1999), 1 hour 54 mins
In a contest of intellect and wills, Abby Gersten, a tenacious civil liberties attorney, defends a right-wing Holocaust denier, arguing her case against a young, committed Jewish federal prosecutor. But Abby may have to sacrifice everything to prove that Truth and Justice do not always go hand in hand.
written by Peter Sagal (1995); directed by Jenny Sullivan, 1947-; performed by Harold Gould, 1923-2010, John Randolph, 1915-2004, David Clennon, 1943-, Tim DeKay, 1963-, Kimberly Scott and Stephanie Zimbalist, 1956- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1999, originally published 1999), 1 hour 54 mins
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Design For Living
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written by Sir Noël Coward, 1899-1973 (1932); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Michelle Arthur, Claire Forlani, 1971-, Thomas Hildreth, Hamish Linklater, 1976-, Tim Monsion, Sarah Rafferty and Douglas Weston (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2005, originally published 1933), 1 hour 48 mins
Three terminally stylish friends, who share rivalrous affections, attempt to uncoil their twisted love triangle in this sexy and scandalous gem. Written in 1932, the play was deemed extremely daring, and even by today’s standards is considered controversial. In its frank and funny take on sex, love and commitmen...
written by Sir Noël Coward, 1899-1973 (1932); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Michelle Arthur, Claire Forlani, 1971-, Thomas Hildreth, Hamish Linklater, 1976-, Tim Monsion, Sarah Rafferty and Douglas Weston (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2005, originally published 1933), 1 hour 48 mins
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Desire Under the Elms
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written by Eugene O'Neill, 1888-1953 (1924); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; performed by Orson Bean, 1928-, Paul Adelstein, 1969-, Amy Brenneman, 1964-, Dwier Brown, 1959-, Maurice Chasse and Charlie Kimball (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2007, originally published 1925), 1 hour 20 mins
Eugene O'Neill's tale of Ephraim Cabot: greedy and hard like the stone walls that surround his farm, the family patriarch brings home his new young bride, Abbie. His grown sons disapprove; one leaves, but the other stays to fight for the family fortune. What follows is a tragedy of epic proportions.
written by Eugene O'Neill, 1888-1953 (1924); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; performed by Orson Bean, 1928-, Paul Adelstein, 1969-, Amy Brenneman, 1964-, Dwier Brown, 1959-, Maurice Chasse and Charlie Kimball (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2007, originally published 1925), 1 hour 20 mins
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