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L.A. Theatre Works

Overview
Works: 751 works in 2,299 publications in 1 language and 38,240 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Radio plays  History  Radio adaptations  Domestic drama  Domestic fiction  Political fiction  Historical fiction  Audio adaptations 
Roles: Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PS3525.I5156, 812.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by L.A. Theatre Works
The crucible by Arthur Miller( Recording )

23 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 1,111 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 )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 690 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 )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 488 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
War of the worlds : Invasion from Mars by Howard Koch( Recording )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 470 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
8 by Dustin Lance Black( )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 427 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
Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw( Recording )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 390 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 )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 361 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 )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humorous play about four mismatched lovers on the French Riviera
The member of the wedding : a drama by Carson McCullers( Recording )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 340 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 great Tennessee monkey trial by Peter Goodchild( Recording )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of the Scope Trial in a small-town Tennessee courtroom in 1925 which set the stage for the ongoing national debate over freedom of inquiry and the separation of church and state in a democratic society
M. Butterfly : a drama by David Henry Hwang( Recording )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by an actual espionage scandal, a French diplomat discovers the startling truth about his Chinese mistress
Incident at Vichy by Arthur Miller( Recording )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 325 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"?
A raisin in the sun by Lorraine Hansberry( Recording )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 314 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 )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 314 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
All my sons by Arthur Miller( Recording )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the idealization of a father, the loss of a son, and the secrets that destroy a family
The best of Second City by Second City (Theater company)( )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performed before a live audience, improvisatory sketches and songs that lampoon many aspects of modern American life
The cherry orchard by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Recording )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 304 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 )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 293 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
Anna Christie by Eugene O'Neill( Recording )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Christie is the story of a young woman who following an illness decides to visit and spend some time with her father, a coal barge captain who she hardly knows. During this time she meets a sailor, Mat, who is looking to settle down, and the two fall in love. Anna Christie is the drama of a woman torn between the expectations of two men, her father and her lover, and the shocking confession of her past life that this conflict evokes
Chavez Ravine by Culture Clash (Comedy troupe)( Recording )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the controversial history of Chavez Ravine, the immigrant community that once existed on the site that was razed to create Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California utilizing humor and music
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The crucible
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The grapes of wrathArcadiaWar of the worlds : Invasion from MarsPygmalionThe odd couplePrivate livesThe member of the wedding : a dramaThe great Tennessee monkey trial
Alternative Names
LA Theatre Works

Los Angeles Theatre Works

洛杉磯劇院之作

Languages
English (183)