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L.A. Theatre Works

Overview
Works: 540 works in 1,868 publications in 1 language and 35,699 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Radio plays  Radio adaptations  Domestic fiction  Political fiction  Domestic drama  Science fiction  Historical fiction  Audio adaptations 
Roles: Performer
Classifications: PS3537.T3234, 812.54
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Most widely held works by L.A. Theatre Works
The grapes of wrath by John Steinbeck( Recording )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 716 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
Arcadia by Tom Stoppard( Recording )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Stoppard's Arcadia merges science with human concerns and ideals, examining the universe's influence in our everyday lives and ultimate fates through relationship between past and present, order and disorder and the certainty of knowledge. Set in an English country house in the year 1809-1812 and 1989, the play examines the lives of two modern scholars and the house's current residents with the lives of those who lived there 180 years earlier
8 by Dustin Lance Black( Recording )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses actual court transcripts and first-hand interviews to bring to life the landmark federal trial challenging Proposition 8, a constitutional amendment that eliminated the rights of same-sex couples to marry in the state of California
Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw( Recording )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 398 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 )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hyper-neurotic Felix and the slob Oscar, two poker buddies, become wildly mismatched roomates when they find themselves bachelors again
Private lives by Noel Coward( Recording )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humorous play about four mismatched lovers on the French Riviera
War of the worlds : Invasion from Mars by Howard Koch( Recording )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 358 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
The great Tennessee monkey trial by Peter Goodchild( Recording )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 349 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 member of the wedding : a drama by Carson McCullers( Recording )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 348 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
The war of the worlds by H. G Wells( Recording )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join actors from Star Trek and Star Trek: The Next Generation as they recreate this classic radio thriller. The breathless pace and convincing details make it clear while the 1938 broadcast of an "eyewitness report" of an invasion from Mars caused a nationwide panic in 1938. Originally performed by Orson Welles and his Mercury Theatre of the Air, "War of the world's" is truly the mother of all space invasions, offering a rare combination of chills, thrills and great literature. Directed by TNG's John de Lancie
Incident at Vichy by Arthur Miller( Recording )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 328 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"?
All my sons by Arthur Miller( Recording )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the idealization of a father, the loss of a son, and the secrets that destroy a family
M. Butterfly : a drama by David Henry Hwang( Recording )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by an actual espionage scandal, a French diplomat discovers the startling truth about his Chinese mistress
A raisin in the sun by Lorraine Hansberry( Recording )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1950s Chicago, three generations of Youngers live in a run-down apartment. As these black Americans struggle to overcome a variety of challenges, hope suddenly looms on the horizon. The family's matriarch is poised to receive insurance money from her husband's death and everyone's future hinges on how she plans on using it
Blithe spirit by Noel Coward( Recording )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 315 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
The best of Second City by Second City (Theater company)( Recording )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 314 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
The cherry orchard by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Recording )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 303 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
Six degrees of separation : a drama by John Guare( Recording )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 296 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
Chavez Ravine by Culture Clash (Comedy troupe)( Recording )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 279 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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The grapes of wrath
Alternative Names
LA Theatre Works

Los Angeles Theatre Works

Languages
English (144)

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ArcadiaPygmalionThe odd couplePrivate livesWar of the worlds : Invasion from MarsThe great Tennessee monkey trialThe member of the wedding : a dramaThe war of the worlds