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Episodios

  • The Relativity Series Bonus Episode: Interview with Robert John Russell for End Days

    The Relativity Series Bonus Episode: Interview with Robert John Russell for End Days

    25/09/2020 Duración: 30min

    Listen to our conversation about End Days with Robert John Russell, founder and Director of the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences.This piece is part of LATW's Relativity Series of science-themed plays. Lead funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.

  • The Relativity Series: End Days (Part 2)

    The Relativity Series: End Days (Part 2)

    25/09/2020 Duración: 43min

    In Deborah Zoe Laufer’s End Days, a suburban family is undergoing a spiritual crisis following the September 11th attacks. Sylvia Stein has turned to Christianity to save her disaffected husband Arthur and her rebellious teenage daughter Rachel. And as Sylvia races around preparing for the Rapture, Rachel is learning that there are more things in Heaven and Earth than are dreamt of in her philosophy.End Days is part of L.A. Theatre Works’ Relativity Series featuring science-themed plays. Lead funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.Directed by Michael Hackett;Producing Director: Susan Albert Loewenberg;Josh Clark as Jesus/Stephen Hawking;Shannon Cochran as Sylvia Stein;Dane DeHaan as Nelson Steinberg;Arye Gross as Arthur Stein;Kenneth Houston as the Bully;Kate Rylie as Rachel Stein

  • The Relativity Series: End Days (Part 1)

    The Relativity Series: End Days (Part 1)

    25/09/2020 Duración: 54min

    In Deborah Zoe Laufer’s End Days, a suburban family is undergoing a spiritual crisis following the September 11th attacks. Sylvia Stein has turned to Christianity to save her disaffected husband Arthur and her rebellious teenage daughter Rachel. And as Sylvia races around preparing for the Rapture, Rachel is learning that there are more things in Heaven and Earth than are dreamt of in her philosophy.End Days is part of L.A. Theatre Works’ Relativity Series featuring science-themed plays. Lead funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.Directed by Michael Hackett;Producing Director: Susan Albert Loewenberg;Josh Clark as Jesus/Stephen Hawking;Shannon Cochran as Sylvia Stein;Dane DeHaan as Nelson Steinberg;Arye Gross as Arthur Stein;Kenneth Houston as the Bully;Kate Rylie as Rachel Stein

  • Of One Blood

    Of One Blood

    15/09/2020 Duración: 01h25min

    David Schwimmer stars in Andrew White’s poignant and disturbing play about the infamous murder of three civil rights workers―James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner―in Mississippi in 1964. Originally produced by the Lookingglass Theatre Company in Chicago.Directed by Andrew WhiteProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergLee Arenberg as Deputy Sheriff Cecil Price/Governor Johnson/Mr. SchwernerJohn Cothran, Jr. as Mr. Cole/Bob Moses/CoronerJudyann Elder as Mrs. Chaney/Mrs. ColeArye Gross as Andrew GoodmanValerie Landsburg as Rita Schwerner/Girl in CORE TrainingMacon McCalman as Sam BowersBruce Norris as Bobby Buford/Reporter #1/FBI OfficerDavid Schwimmer as Michael SchwernerJoey Slotnick as Alton Wayne Roberts/Reporter #2/Resident #2Brian Wesley Thomas as James ChaneyRenée Victor as Mrs. Goodman/Mrs. Herring/Reporter #3/Resident #1/Woman

  • Are You Now or Have You Ever Been? (Part 2)

    Are You Now or Have You Ever Been? (Part 2)

    28/08/2020 Duración: 30min

    The threat of a "radical leftist agenda" is nothing new in American politics; in the McCarthy-era 1950s, the House Un-American Activities Committee began investigating the communist influence in the entertainment industry. Based on the hearings' original transcripts, playwright Eric Bentley and a distinguished cast bring to life one of America's most unsavory chapters - in a docudrama that is still uncomfortably relevant today."Are You Now or Have You Ever Been?" features Edward Asner, Bonnie Bedelia, Richard Dreyfuss, Hector Elizondo, Harry Hamlin, James Earl Jones, James Whitmore and Michael York leading an all-star cast. A co-production with the BBC.

  • Are You Now or Have You Ever Been? (Part 1)

    Are You Now or Have You Ever Been? (Part 1)

    28/08/2020 Duración: 56min

    The threat of a "radical leftist agenda" is nothing new in American politics; in the McCarthy-era 1950s, the House Un-American Activities Committee began investigating the communist influence in the entertainment industry.Based on the hearings' original transcripts, playwright Eric Bentley and a distinguished cast bring to life one of America's most unsavory chapters - in a docudrama that is still uncomfortably relevant today."Are You Now or Have You Ever Been?" features Edward Asner, Bonnie Bedelia, Richard Dreyfuss, Hector Elizondo, Harry Hamlin, James Earl Jones, James Whitmore and Michael York leading an all-star cast. A co-production with the BBC.

  • The Relativity Series: Fake (Part 2)

    The Relativity Series: Fake (Part 2)

    15/07/2020 Duración: 47min

    Oscar-winning and Tony-nominated writer and director Eric Simonson explores the most famous archeological hoax in history. Alternating between 1914 and 1953, journalists and scientists set out to uncover who planted the Piltdown Man skull. Everyone’s a suspect, including legendary Sherlock Holmes author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Originally produced at Steppenwolf Theatre 2009 with Martha Lavey as Artistic Director.Fake is part of L.A. Theatre Works’ Relativity Series featuring science-themed plays. Lead funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.Directed by Eric SimonsonProducing Director Susan Albert LoewenbergKate Arrington as Rebecca/KatarinaCoburn Goss as Chardin/Doug ArntFrancis Guinan as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle/Jonathan ColeAlan Wilder as Arthur Woodward/Paul MoodyLarry Yando as Charles Dawson/Henry Billings

  • The Relativity Series: Fake (Part 1)

    The Relativity Series: Fake (Part 1)

    15/07/2020 Duración: 57min

    Oscar-winning and Tony-nominated writer and director Eric Simonson explores the most famous archeological hoax in history. Alternating between 1914 and 1953, journalists and scientists set out to uncover who planted the Piltdown Man skull. Everyone’s a suspect, including legendary Sherlock Holmes author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Originally produced at Steppenwolf Theatre 2009 with Martha Lavey as Artistic Director.Fake is part of L.A. Theatre Works’ Relativity Series featuring science-themed plays. Lead funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.Directed by Eric SimonsonProducing Director Susan Albert LoewenbergKate Arrington as Rebecca/KatarinaCoburn Goss as Chardin/Doug ArntFrancis Guinan as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle/Jonathan ColeAlan Wilder as Arthur Woodward/Paul MoodyLarry Yando as Charles Dawson/Henry Billings

  • Stick Fly (Part 2)

    Stick Fly (Part 2)

    01/07/2020 Duración: 53min

    In Lydia Diamond’s powerful comedy-drama, sensitive ‘Spoon’ LeVay and his brother, Flip, see their weekend at the family home on Martha’s Vineyard as a perfect opportunity to introduce their girlfriends to their upper class African-American parents. Instead, they stumble into a domestic powder keg that exposes secrets of prejudice, hypocrisy, and adultery.Directed by Shirley Jo Finney.Producing Director Susan Albert Loewenberg.Justine Bateman as Kimber Davies,Dulé Hill as Kent 'Spoon' LeVay,Tinashe Kajese as Cheryl Washington,Carl Lumbly as Joseph LeVay,Terrell Tilford as Flip LeVay,Michole Briana White as Taylor Bradley Scott.

  • Stick Fly (Part 1)

    Stick Fly (Part 1)

    01/07/2020 Duración: 54min

    In Lydia Diamond’s powerful comedy-drama, sensitive ‘Spoon’ LeVay and his brother, Flip, see their weekend at the family home on Martha’s Vineyard as a perfect opportunity to introduce their girlfriends to their upper class African-American parents. Instead, they stumble into a domestic powder keg that exposes secrets of prejudice, hypocrisy, and adultery.Directed by Shirley Jo Finney.Producing Director Susan Albert Loewenberg.Justine Bateman as Kimber Davies,Dulé Hill as Kent 'Spoon' LeVay,Tinashe Kajese as Cheryl Washington,Carl Lumbly as Joseph LeVay,Terrell Tilford as Flip LeVay,Michole Briana White as Taylor Bradley Scott.

  • Dinah Was (Part 2)

    Dinah Was (Part 2)

    10/06/2020 Duración: 52min

    In a white fur coat, Dinah Washington sits on her luggage outside a Las Vegas hotel. It’s 1959—the legendary star can’t enter the hotel without a white escort. So in her inimitable style, she takes a long pull from her flask and starts kicking up a fuss. Yvette Freeman reprises her OBIE Award-winning performance in this passionate play by Oliver Goldstick that reminds us “What a Difference a Day Makes."Directed by Gordon Hunt,Producing Director Susan Albert Loewenberg,Paul Eiding as Spinelli/Sam Greenblatt,Yvette Freeman as Dinah Washington,Adriane Lenox as Maye/Mama Jones/Violet,Bud Leslie as Frick/Rollie,Darryl Reed as Boss/Chase Adams/DJ

  • Dinah Was (Part 1)

    Dinah Was (Part 1)

    10/06/2020 Duración: 52min

    In a white fur coat, Dinah Washington sits on her luggage outside a Las Vegas hotel. It’s 1959—the legendary star can’t enter the hotel without a white escort. So in her inimitable style, she takes a long pull from her flask and starts kicking up a fuss. Yvette Freeman reprises her OBIE Award-winning performance in this passionate play by Oliver Goldstick that reminds us “What a Difference a Day Makes."Directed by Gordon Hunt,Producing Director Susan Albert Loewenberg,Paul Eiding as Spinelli/Sam Greenblatt,Yvette Freeman as Dinah Washington,Adriane Lenox as Maye/Mama Jones/Violet,Bud Leslie as Frick/Rollie,Darryl Reed as Boss/Chase Adams/DJ

  • The Divine Sister (Part 2)

    The Divine Sister (Part 2)

    02/06/2020 Duración: 28min

    A crumbling convent school is on the verge of insolvency, when a young postulant begins to display strange heavenly powers. And when a dashing film executive arrives to buy the rights to her story, the Reverend Mother refuses to put profits over prayer.The Divine Sister by Charles Busch. Directed by Carl Andress.Producing Director Susan Albert Loewenberg.Emily Bergl as Agnes,Charles Busch as Mother Superior,Maxwell Caulfield as Jeremy/Brother Venerius,Alison Fraser as Sister Walburga/Mrs. MacDuffie,Julie Halston as Sister Acacius,Juliet Mills as Mrs. Levinson/Timothy

  • The Divine Sister Bonus: A Conversation with Charles Busch and Carl Andress

    The Divine Sister Bonus: A Conversation with Charles Busch and Carl Andress

    02/06/2020 Duración: 15min

    Listen in as we talk with playwright/star Charles Busch and director Carl Andress.

  • The Divine Sister (Part 1)

    The Divine Sister (Part 1)

    02/06/2020 Duración: 01h02min

    A crumbling convent school is on the verge of insolvency, when a young postulant begins to display strange heavenly powers. And when a dashing film executive arrives to buy the rights to her story, the Reverend Mother refuses to put profits over prayer.The Divine Sister by Charles Busch. Directed by Carl Andress.Producing Director Susan Albert Loewenberg.Emily Bergl as Agnes,Charles Busch as Mother Superior,Maxwell Caulfield as Jeremy/Brother Venerius,Alison Fraser as Sister Walburga/Mrs. MacDuffie,Julie Halston as Sister Acacius,Juliet Mills as Mrs. Levinson/Timothy

  • The Relativity Series: The Explorers Club (Part 2)

    The Relativity Series: The Explorers Club (Part 2)

    19/05/2020 Duración: 42min

    It’s London, 1879, and the hapless members of the Explorers Club must confront their most lethal threat yet: the admission of a woman into their hermetically-sealed ranks. But the intrepid Phyllida Spotte-Hume turns out to be the least of their troubles, in this hilarious farce starring members of the original Broadway cast.The Explorers Club by Nell Benjamin. Directed by Kate McAll. Producing Director, Susan Albert Loewenberg. Starring Jack Cutmore-Scott as Bebee/Irish Assassin, Carson Elrod as Luigi, David Furr as Harry Percy, John Getz as Professor Sloane, Martin Jarvis as Sir Bernard Humphries, David Krumholtz as Professor Walling, Lorenzo Pisoni as Lucius Fretway, Jennifer Westfeldt as Phyllida/Countess, Matthew Wolf as Professor Cope.The Explorers Club is part of L.A. Theatre Works' Relativity Series of science-themed plays. Lead funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.Recorded at The Invisible Studios, West Holly

  • The Relativity Series: The Explorers Club (Part 1)

    The Relativity Series: The Explorers Club (Part 1)

    19/05/2020 Duración: 50min

    It’s London, 1879, and the hapless members of the Explorers Club must confront their most lethal threat yet: the admission of a woman into their hermetically-sealed ranks. But the intrepid Phyllida Spotte-Hume turns out to be the least of their troubles, in this hilarious farce starring members of the original Broadway cast.The Explorers Club by Nell Benjamin. Directed by Kate McAll. Producing Director, Susan Albert Loewenberg. Starring Jack Cutmore-Scott as Bebee/Irish Assassin, Carson Elrod as Luigi, David Furr as Harry Percy, John Getz as Professor Sloane, Martin Jarvis as Sir Bernard Humphries, David Krumholtz as Professor Walling, Lorenzo Pisoni as Lucius Fretway, Jennifer Westfeldt as Phyllida/Countess, Matthew Wolf as Professor Cope. The Explorers Club is part of L.A. Theatre Works' Relativity Series of science-themed plays. Lead funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.Recorded at The Invisible Studios, West Holl

  • Mizlansky/Zilinsky (Part 2)

    Mizlansky/Zilinsky (Part 2)

    05/05/2020 Duración: 55min

    Italian shoes, a house in the hills, a gift for stretching the truth, and a petulant assistant to pick the scallions out of his Szechuan noodles―Hollywood producer Davis Mizlansky has it all. But he’s about to lose it to the IRS unless he can pull off one more deal. A stellar cast performs Jon Robin Baitz’s hilarious send-up of 1980s Hollywood.Directed by Ron West. Producing Director Susan Albert Loewenberg. Starring Samantha Bennett as Wendi Fink, Julie Kavner as Esther Arthur, Nathan Lane as Davis Mizlansky, Richard Masur as Alan Tolkin, Rob Morrow as Paul Trecker, Paul Sand as Sam Zilinsky, Grant Shaud as Miles Brook, Harry Shearer as Arthur Firnbach/Mr. Braithwait, Kurtwood Smith as Horton De Vries, Robert Walden as Lionel Hart

  • Mizlansky/Zilinsky (Part 1)

    Mizlansky/Zilinsky (Part 1)

    05/05/2020 Duración: 51min

    Italian shoes, a house in the hills, a gift for stretching the truth, and a petulant assistant to pick the scallions out of his Szechuan noodles―Hollywood producer Davis Mizlansky has it all. But he’s about to lose it to the IRS unless he can pull off one more deal. A stellar cast performs Jon Robin Baitz’s hilarious send-up of 1980s Hollywood.Directed by Ron West. Producing Director Susan Albert Loewenberg. Starring Samantha Bennett as Wendi Fink, Julie Kavner as Esther Arthur, Nathan Lane as Davis Mizlansky, Richard Masur as Alan Tolkin, Rob Morrow as Paul Trecker, Paul Sand as Sam Zilinsky, Grant Shaud as Miles Brook, Harry Shearer as Arthur Firnbach/Mr. Braithwait, Kurtwood Smith as Horton De Vries, Robert Walden as Lionel Hart.

  • Enjoy Great Theater at Home

    Enjoy Great Theater at Home

    08/04/2020 Duración: 01min

    LATW's Producing Director Susan Loewenberg with a message about keeping theater in your life.

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