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L.A. Theatre Works

Overview
Works: 537 works in 1,843 publications in 1 language and 35,672 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  History  Radio plays  Domestic fiction  Political fiction  Domestic drama  Science fiction  Radio adaptations  Historical fiction 
Roles: Performer
Classifications: PS3525.I5156, 812.54
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Publications about L.A. Theatre Works
Publications by L.A. Theatre Works
Most widely held works by L.A. Theatre Works
The crucible by Arthur Miller( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 1,130 libraries worldwide
Against the backdrop of the seventeenth-century Salem witch trials, a woman extracts revenge against her married paramour by charging that he and his wife are sorcerers
The grapes of wrath by John Steinbeck( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 722 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( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 512 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
8 by Dustin Lance Black( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 459 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( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 395 libraries worldwide
Presents a play about the unique relationship between a Cockney flower girl and the irascible speech professor who has taken her on as a project. A play of great vitality and charm, Pygmalion inspired the film and stage production of Lerner and Loewe's musical My fair lady
Private lives by Noel Coward( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
Humorous play about four mismatched lovers on the French Riviera
The odd couple by Neil Simon( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 381 libraries worldwide
Hyper-neurotic Felix and the slob Oscar, two poker buddies, become wildly mismatched roomates when they find themselves bachelors again
War of the worlds : Invasion from Mars by Howard Koch( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 359 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( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 351 libraries worldwide
The Scopes Trial, over the right to teach the theory of evolution in the public schools, revealed the importance of intellectual freedom, as codified by the Founding Fathers in the Bill of Rights. The trial, in a small-town Tennessee courtroom in 1925, set the stage for the ongoing national debate over freedom of inquiry and the separation of Church and State in a democratic society
The member of the wedding : a drama by Carson McCullers( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 350 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( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 335 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
Incident at Vichy by Arthur Miller( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 332 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( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 326 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( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
Dramatizes the idealization of a father, the loss of a son, and the secrets that destroy a family
A raisin in the sun by Lorraine Hansberry( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 320 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( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 315 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)( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 311 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( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 303 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( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 296 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)( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 280 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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