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L.A. Theatre Works

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Works: 479 works in 1,586 publications in 1 language and 33,947 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  History  Radio plays  Domestic fiction  Political fiction  Audio adaptations  Humor  Science fiction plays  Historical drama 
Roles: Performer
Classifications: PS3537.T3234, 812.52
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Most widely held works by L.A. Theatre Works
The crucible by Arthur Miller ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As a wave of anti-communist investigations swept across American society during the 1950s, Miller exposed the horror of such witch-hunts by retelling the story of the infamous Salem witch trials in Massachusetts in 1692
The grapes of wrath by John Steinbeck ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a dramatization of John Steinbeck's novel about the plight of American farmers who were forced off their farms by drought and foreclosure during the Great Depression
War of the worlds Invasion from Mars by Howard Koch ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents Koch's radio play, Invasion from Mars, which was made famous by Orson Welles; the play is an adaptation of H.G. Wells' novel, War of the worlds. This is followed by a short play which continues the theme in a more modern form
Arcadia by Tom Stoppard ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Part detective story, part love story, and part comedy of manners, Arcadia is also a crash course in mathematics, landscape gardening, literature and chaos theory, leapfrogging across 20 years in the life of an eccentric aristocratic family"--Container
Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drama about the English professor who teaches a lowly flower girl how to speak and act like a lady
The odd couple by Neil Simon ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hyper-neurotic Felix and the slob Oscar, two poker buddies, become wildly mismatched roomates when they find themselves bachelors again
The member of the wedding a drama by Carson McCullers ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a drama about Frankie, a motherless twelve-year old girl who sees a solution to her unhappiness in the approaching wedding of her elder brother
Private lives by Noel Coward ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Humorous play about four mismatched lovers on the French Riviera
The great Tennessee monkey trial by Peter Goodchild ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 society, debates that continue to this day
The cherry orchard by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a drama about the woes of an aristocratic Russian family and their struggle to maintain their way of life in a changing world
Incident at Vichy by Arthur Miller ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Vichy, France in 1942 nine men are detained under a shadowy pretext. As the tension builds, the men are questioned, are they the sort of people whom the new Nazi regime considers "inferiors"?
M. Butterfly a drama by David Henry Hwang ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspired by an actual espionage scandal, a French diplomat discovers the startling truth about his Chinese mistress
All my sons by Arthur Miller ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatizes the idealization of a father, the loss of a son, and the secrets that destroy a family
Six degrees of separation by John Guare ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Manhattan art dealers take a young man into their home believing him to be a friend of their children and Sidney Poiter's son, he leaves them with a lasting impression
Blithe spirit by Noel Coward ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This classic comedy is set in the charming country home of Charles Condomine, a remarried widower. A witty and convivial evening party is transformed when a seance conjures the ghost of Elvira, Charles' first wife and she delights in wreaking havoc among the living."--Container
8 by Dustin Lance Black ( )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The play is a powerful account of the case filed by the American Federation for Equal Rights (AFER) in the U.S. District Court in 2010 to overturn Proposition 8, a constitutional amendment that eliminated the rights of same-sex couples to marry in the state of California. Framed around the trial's historic closing arguments in June 2010, 8 provides an intimate look what unfolded when the issue of same-sex marriage was on trial."--Content Reserve web site
Anna Christie by Eugene O'Neill ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A disillusioned ex-prostitute returns to her father, a barge captain in New York City. She falls in love with a young seaman, and, in choosing to reveal her past to him, gambles that his love for her will remain true
After the fall by Arthur Miller ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man attempts to make peace with his past in order to move forward in his life
The best of Second City by Second City (Theater company) ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Take an unforgettable ride with the classic sketches that helped make America's foremost comedy troupe. The Second City lampoons every aspect of modern American life, with brilliant improvisatory sketches on subjects ranging from salad bars to affairs of state
Chavez Ravine by Culture Clash (Comedy troupe) ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the history of Chavez Ravine, the immigrant community that once existed on the site that is now Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles
 
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LA Theatre Works
Los Angeles Theatre Works
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English (141)
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