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Within the walls of Truvy’s beauty shop are six women whose lives increasingly hinge on the existence of one another. Together, they absorb the passing seasons, just like the weathered wooden structure of the salon “home” that they share. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast production, starring Frances Fisher, Jeanie Hackett, Shannon Holt, Amy Pietz, Brittany Snow, Jocelyn Towne. Additional voices by Josh Clark. Directed by Jessica Kubzansky and recorded before an audience by L.A. Theatre Works.Show more
After Vladimir Lenin's death, Stalin orders two Jewish scientists to preserve Lenin's body for all time. If they succeed, the rewards will be considerable. If not, it's the gulag - or worse. Based on real events, Vern Theissen's nimble dark comedy exposes the absurdities of Soviet life under Stalin. Lenin's Embalmers is part of L.A. Theatre Works' Relativity Series featuring science-themed plays. Major funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world. Starring, in alphabetical order: JD Cullum as Vlad; Gregory Harrison as Lenin; Simon Helberg as Boris; Jon Matthews as Krasin; Rufus Sewell as Stalin; John Sloan as Agent 2; Mark Jude Sullivan as Agent 1; Jocelyn Towne as Nadia Associate Artistic Director, Anna Lyse Erikson. Senior Radio Producer, Ronn Lipkin. Recording Engineer and Editor, Erick Cifuentes. Sound Designer and Mixer, Mark Holden for the Invisible Studios, West Hollywood. Directed by Martin Jarvis.Show more
Hedda and George have just returned from their honeymoon, but when her former lover Eilert appears with a brilliant new manuscript, George's hopes for a professorship are dimmed. Hedda's desperate dissatisfaction with her life leads to dangerous choices in this startling portrait of a woman hell-bent on destruction. Recorded before a live audience at the UCLA James Bridges Theater in June 2019. Directed by Debbie Devine Producing Director Susan Albert Loewenberg Josh Bitton as Eilert Lovborg JD Cullum as George Tesman Gregory Harrison as Judge Brack Shannon Holt as Aunt Julie Tesman Elizabeth Ruscio as Berta Jocelyn Towne as Hedda Gabler Karen Malina White as Mrs. Thea Elvsted Associate Artistic Director: Anna Lyse Erikson Recording Engineer, Sound Designer, Mixer: Mark Holden for The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood Senior Radio Producer: Ronn Lipkin Foley Artist: Brian Wallace Production Manager: Elena Cruz Editor: Neil WogensonShow more
Translated by Christopher Hampton "Winner of the 2009 Tony Award®, God of Carnage is a brash and hilarious exploration of human nature. After one 11-year-old is hit by another, their parents meet to find a mature resolution. As the evening wears on, the veneer of civility degenerates. What begins as protective parenting ends as an excuse to let loose the primordial beast buried in each of us. Starring (in alphabetical order): Simon Helberg as Alan Amy Landecker as Veronica Josh Stamberg as Michael Jocelyn Towne as Annette Sound Effects Artist: Jeff Gardner Production Manager: Megan McGrory Associate Producer: Anna Lyse Erikson Editor: Mitchell Lindskoog Recording Engineer, Sound Designer, and Mixer: Mark Holden for The Invisible STudios, West Hollywood Directed by Martin Jarvis and recorded before an audience. "Show more
Ambition and jealousy-all set to music. Devout court composer Antonio Salieri plots against his rival, the dissolute but supremely talented Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. How far will Salieri go to achieve the fame that Mozart disregards? The 1981 Tony Award ® winner for Best Play. An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring: Steven Brand as Baron van Swieten James Callis as Mozart Michael Emerson as Salieri Darren Richardson as Venticello 2 Alan Shearman as Count Orsini-Rosenberg Mark Jude Sullivan as Venticello 1 Simon Templeman as Joseph II Brian Tichnell as Count Johann Kilian Von Strack Jocelyn Towne as Constanze Original sound designed by Darron L. West and performed by Victor Zupanc. Directed by Rosalind Ayres. Recorded in Los Angeles before a live audience at The James Bridges Theater, UCLA in September of 2016.Show more