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Three Sisters
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written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904 (1900); directed by Jenny Sullivan, 1947-; performed by Josh Clark, Josh Cooke, 1979-, Dan Donohue, Pamela Dunlap, Marc Halsey, Jon Hamm, Rebecca Mozo, Robert Pine, Reid Scott, Tessa Thompson, Jennifer Westfeldt and Sarah Zimmerman (L. A. Theatre Works, 2011, originally published 2011), 2 hours, 123 page(s)
Meet Olga, Masha, and Irina, warm and cultured young sisters who were reared in the exciting hubbub of Moscow, but have been living in the dull, gossipy backwaters of Russia for far too long. With their father’s passing, and the ordinary grip of day-to-day life slowly suffocating them, the urge to return to the...
written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904 (1900); directed by Jenny Sullivan, 1947-; performed by Josh Clark, Josh Cooke, 1979-, Dan Donohue, Pamela Dunlap, Marc Halsey, Jon Hamm, Rebecca Mozo, Robert Pine, Reid Scott, Tessa Thompson, Jennifer Westfeldt and Sarah Zimmerman (L. A. Theatre Works, 2011, originally published 2011), 2 hours, 123 page(s)
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Trifles
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written by Susan Keating Glaspell, 1876-1948 (1916); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Jeanie Hackett, Amy Madigan, 1948-, Sam McMurray, 1952-, Steve Vinovich, 1945- and Steven Weber, 1961- (L. A. Theatre Works, 2011, originally published 2011), 29 mins, 29 page(s)
Written by Susan Glaspell in 1916, Trifles is a one-act play about a woman accused of strangling her husband. Based on an actual murder case reported by Glaspell for the Des Moines News, the play represented an early exploration of gender relationships in a time when women often were considered to be mere trifles....
written by Susan Keating Glaspell, 1876-1948 (1916); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Jeanie Hackett, Amy Madigan, 1948-, Sam McMurray, 1952-, Steve Vinovich, 1945- and Steven Weber, 1961- (L. A. Theatre Works, 2011, originally published 2011), 29 mins, 29 page(s)
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Twilight's Last Gleaming
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written by Harry Shearer, 1943-; directed by Harry Shearer, 1943-; performed by Fran Adams, Ed Begley, Jr., 1949-, Judyann Elder, 1948-, Arye Gross, Daniel Passer, Richard Masur, 1948-, Harry Shearer, 1943-, Fred Willard, 1939- and Kenneth Alan Williams (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, originally published 2000), 24 mins, 24 page(s)
Harry Shearer’s parody of a presidential election. In this fantasy, Bob Dole Jr. faces off against a wrestler named Greenberg as they fight for one family’s votes by camping out in their living room.
written by Harry Shearer, 1943-; directed by Harry Shearer, 1943-; performed by Fran Adams, Ed Begley, Jr., 1949-, Judyann Elder, 1948-, Arye Gross, Daniel Passer, Richard Masur, 1948-, Harry Shearer, 1943-, Fred Willard, 1939- and Kenneth Alan Williams (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, originally published 2000), 24 mins, 24 page(s)
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A View From the Bridge
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written by Arthur Miller, 1915-2005 (1955); directed by Peter Levin, fl. 1967; performed by Charles Cioffi, 1935-, Harry Hamlin, 1951-, Jamie Hanes, fl. 1997, Mary McDonnell, 1952-, Peter Morse, Ed O'Neill, 1946-, Amy Pietz, 1969- and Don Tieri (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1998, originally published 1960), 1 hour 34 mins
Italian-American immigrant life in the 1950s textures this searing drama of love and revenge. Longshoreman Eddie Carbone is devoted to his wife, Beatrice, and to his niece, Catherine. When Beatrice's impoverished Sicilian cousins enter the U.S. illegally, in hope of finding work, Eddie gives them a helping hand. B...
written by Arthur Miller, 1915-2005 (1955); directed by Peter Levin, fl. 1967; performed by Charles Cioffi, 1935-, Harry Hamlin, 1951-, Jamie Hanes, fl. 1997, Mary McDonnell, 1952-, Peter Morse, Ed O'Neill, 1946-, Amy Pietz, 1969- and Don Tieri (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1998, originally published 1960), 1 hour 34 mins
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The Waldorf Conference
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written by Nat Segaloff, Daniel M. Kimmel, 1955- and Arnie Reisman (1993); directed by John de Lancie, 1948-; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Sheldon 'Shelley' Berman, 1925-, Charles Durning, 1923-2012, David Ellenstein, John Kapelos, 1956-, Bill Macy, 1922-, Richard Masur, 1948-, George Murdock, 1930-, John Randolph, 1915-2004, Ron Rifkin, 1939-, William Schallert and John Schuck, 1940- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 27 mins, 77 page(s)
On November 24, 1947, the most powerful men in American film met in New York’s plush Waldorf-Astoria Hotel to decide how to address the Communist witch-hunt being carried out by the House Un-American Activities Committee. Twenty-four hours later they emerged having created the Hollywood Blacklist. The Waldorf...
written by Nat Segaloff, Daniel M. Kimmel, 1955- and Arnie Reisman (1993); directed by John de Lancie, 1948-; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Sheldon 'Shelley' Berman, 1925-, Charles Durning, 1923-2012, David Ellenstein, John Kapelos, 1956-, Bill Macy, 1922-, Richard Masur, 1948-, George Murdock, 1930-, John Randolph, 1915-2004, Ron Rifkin, 1939-, William Schallert and John Schuck, 1940- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 27 mins, 77 page(s)
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Wild Amerika
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written by Erika Schickel (1997); directed by JoBeth Williams, 1948-; performed by Shannon Cochran, 1958-, Paul Mercier and Erika Schickel (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1997, originally published 1997), 1 hour 8 mins
From hot marital sex to Julia Child's own recipe for the perfect French kiss, "Wild Amerika" will take you on a hilarious, Darwinist romp through mating, marriage and monogamy. Using the tropes of documentary and her own life story, Schickel stitches together a crazy quilt of dream and experience, satire and longi...
written by Erika Schickel (1997); directed by JoBeth Williams, 1948-; performed by Shannon Cochran, 1958-, Paul Mercier and Erika Schickel (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1997, originally published 1997), 1 hour 8 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 43 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 43 mins
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Zoot Suit
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written by Luis Valdez, 1940- (1978); directed by Luis Valdez, 1940-; performed by Xochiquetzal Candelaria, Daniel Chacon, Estrella Esparza, Spencer Garrett, 1963-, Ruben C. Gonzales, Gregory Itzin, 1948-, Alma Martinez, 1953-, Al Ruscio, 1924- and Kinan Valdez (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1992, originally published 1992), 1 hour 53 mins
Chicano playwright Luis Valdez masterfully uses the Sleepy Lagoon murder case to examine the Chicano Zoot Suit Culture of the '40s. Passionate and provocative, ZOOT SUIT pulses with the beat of Big Band Music and traditional Latin songs.
written by Luis Valdez, 1940- (1978); directed by Luis Valdez, 1940-; performed by Xochiquetzal Candelaria, Daniel Chacon, Estrella Esparza, Spencer Garrett, 1963-, Ruben C. Gonzales, Gregory Itzin, 1948-, Alma Martinez, 1953-, Al Ruscio, 1924- and Kinan Valdez (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1992, originally published 1992), 1 hour 53 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 15 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 15 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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