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English, Arts, 1 seasons, 208 episodes, 4 days 21 hours 23 minutes
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L.A. Theatre Works brings you contemporary, edgy stories from leading writers, starring name actors from stage and screen.
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John Ball's In the Heat of the Night Bonus: Post-Show Discussion

This podcast is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Hear our post-show discussion with director Brian Kite, playwright Matt Pelfrey, and UCLA Professor of Directing and Theater History Michael HackettSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
29/02/202414 minutes 58 seconds
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John Ball's In the Heat of the Night Bonus: Journalist Todd Purdum

This podcast is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Hear our post-show discussion about the play with journalist Todd Purdum.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
29/02/202419 minutes 1 second
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John Ball's In the Heat of the Night (Part 4)

This play is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Based on John Ball’s novel which inspired the Oscar-winning film and the Emmy-winning television series, "In the Heat of the Night" pits a visiting black detective from California against a small Alabama town simmering with anger over desegregation. A fitting reflection of America in the 1960s, this Off-Broadway hit is provocative, timely, and uncomfortably relevant. Adapted by Matt Pelfrey.Original music composed by Mark Holden and Michael Lopez. Includes audience Q&A sessions with director Brian Kite and playwright Matt Pelfrey, as well as political journalist Todd Purdum. Recorded in Los Angeles before a live audience at The James Bridges Theater, UCLA in October of 2014.Directed by Brian KiteProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergRyan Vincent Anderson as Virgil TibbsMichael Hammond as Sam
27/02/202418 minutes 50 seconds
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John Ball's In the Heat of the Night (Part 3)

This play is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Based on John Ball’s novel which inspired the Oscar-winning film and the Emmy-winning television series, "In the Heat of the Night" pits a visiting black detective from California against a small Alabama town simmering with anger over desegregation. A fitting reflection of America in the 1960s, this Off-Broadway hit is provocative, timely, and uncomfortably relevant. Adapted by Matt Pelfrey.Original music composed by Mark Holden and Michael Lopez. Includes audience Q&A sessions with director Brian Kite and playwright Matt Pelfrey, as well as political journalist Todd Purdum. Recorded in Los Angeles before a live audience at The James Bridges Theater, UCLA in October of 2014.Directed by Brian KiteProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergRyan Vincent Anderson as Virgil TibbsMichael Hammond as Sam
27/02/202424 minutes 25 seconds
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John Ball's In the Heat of the Night (Part 2)

This play is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Based on John Ball’s novel which inspired the Oscar-winning film and the Emmy-winning television series, "In the Heat of the Night" pits a visiting black detective from California against a small Alabama town simmering with anger over desegregation. A fitting reflection of America in the 1960s, this Off-Broadway hit is provocative, timely, and uncomfortably relevant. Adapted by Matt Pelfrey.Original music composed by Mark Holden and Michael Lopez. Includes audience Q&A sessions with director Brian Kite and playwright Matt Pelfrey, as well as political journalist Todd Purdum. Recorded in Los Angeles before a live audience at The James Bridges Theater, UCLA in October of 2014.Directed by Brian KiteProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergRyan Vincent Anderson as Virgil TibbsMichael Hammond as Sam
27/02/202420 minutes 9 seconds
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John Ball's In the Heat of the Night (Part 1)

This play is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Based on John Ball’s novel which inspired the Oscar-winning film and the Emmy-winning television series, "In the Heat of the Night" pits a visiting black detective from California against a small Alabama town simmering with anger over desegregation. A fitting reflection of America in the 1960s, this Off-Broadway hit is provocative, timely, and uncomfortably relevant. Adapted by Matt Pelfrey.Original music composed by Mark Holden and Michael Lopez. Includes audience Q&A sessions with director Brian Kite and playwright Matt Pelfrey, as well as political journalist Todd Purdum. Recorded in Los Angeles before a live audience at The James Bridges Theater, UCLA in October of 2014.Directed by Brian KiteProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergRyan Vincent Anderson as Virgil TibbsMichael Hammond as Sam
27/02/202425 minutes 13 seconds
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A Lesson Before Dying (Part 1)

A Lesson Before Dying is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Based on Ernest J. Gaines’ National Book Critics Circle Award-winning novel, Romulus Linney’s adaptation of A Lesson Before Dying is set in a small Louisiana Cajun community in the late 1940s. Jefferson, a young illiterate black man, is falsely convicted of murder and is sentenced to death. Grant Wiggins, the plantation schoolteacher, agrees to talk with the condemned man. The disheartened Wiggins had once harbored dreams of escaping from his impoverished youth, yet he returned to his home town after university, to teach children whose lives seemed as unpromising as Jefferson’s.Recorded before a live audience at Voice of America, Washington D.C. in July of 2001.Directed by Nick OlcottProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergRick Foucheux as Paul BoninKeith Glover as
25/02/202427 minutes 58 seconds
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A Lesson Before Dying (Part 2)

A Lesson Before Dying is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Based on Ernest J. Gaines’ National Book Critics Circle Award-winning novel, Romulus Linney’s adaptation of A Lesson Before Dying is set in a small Louisiana Cajun community in the late 1940s. Jefferson, a young illiterate black man, is falsely convicted of murder and is sentenced to death. Grant Wiggins, the plantation schoolteacher, agrees to talk with the condemned man. The disheartened Wiggins had once harbored dreams of escaping from his impoverished youth, yet he returned to his home town after university, to teach children whose lives seemed as unpromising as Jefferson’s.Recorded before a live audience at Voice of America, Washington D.C. in July of 2001.Directed by Nick OlcottProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergRick Foucheux as Paul BoninKeith Glover as Grant Wiggins
25/02/202418 minutes 51 seconds
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A Lesson Before Dying (Part 4)

A Lesson Before Dying is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Based on Ernest J. Gaines’ National Book Critics Circle Award-winning novel, Romulus Linney’s adaptation of A Lesson Before Dying is set in a small Louisiana Cajun community in the late 1940s. Jefferson, a young illiterate black man, is falsely convicted of murder and is sentenced to death. Grant Wiggins, the plantation schoolteacher, agrees to talk with the condemned man. The disheartened Wiggins had once harbored dreams of escaping from his impoverished youth, yet he returned to his home town after university, to teach children whose lives seemed as unpromising as Jefferson’s.Recorded before a live audience at Voice of America, Washington D.C. in July of 2001.Directed by Nick OlcottProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergRick Foucheux as Paul BoninKeith Glover as Grant Wiggins
25/02/202419 minutes 31 seconds
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A Lesson Before Dying (Part 3)

A Lesson Before Dying is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Based on Ernest J. Gaines’ National Book Critics Circle Award-winning novel, Romulus Linney’s adaptation of A Lesson Before Dying is set in a small Louisiana Cajun community in the late 1940s. Jefferson, a young illiterate black man, is falsely convicted of murder and is sentenced to death. Grant Wiggins, the plantation schoolteacher, agrees to talk with the condemned man. The disheartened Wiggins had once harbored dreams of escaping from his impoverished youth, yet he returned to his home town after university, to teach children whose lives seemed as unpromising as Jefferson’s.Recorded before a live audience at Voice of America, Washington D.C. in July of 2001.Directed by Nick OlcottProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergRick Foucheux as Paul BoninKeith Glover as Grant Wiggins
25/02/202419 minutes 54 seconds
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"Master Harold"...and the Boys Bonus: Rebecca Ginsburg on South Africa in the 1950's

Author Rebecca Ginsburg talks about life in South Africa in the time of the play. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
24/02/20245 minutes 8 seconds
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"Master Harold"...and the Boys Bonus: Playwright Athol Fugard

Hear our conversation with the acclaimed author of "Master Harold"...and the Boys, Athol Fugard.Sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
24/02/202413 minutes 58 seconds
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"Master Harold"...and the Boys (Part 4)

"Master Harold"...and the Boys is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Academy-Award winner Athol Fugard, one of theatre’s most acclaimed playwrights, finds humor and heartbreak in the friendship of Harold, a 17-year old white boy in 1950’s South Africa, and the two middle aged black servants who raised him. Racism unexpectedly shatters Harold’s childhood and friendships in this absorbing and affecting coming of age play. The play, initially banned from production in South Africa, is a Drama Desk Award winner for Outstanding New Play.Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in May of 2004.Directed by Stuart K. RobinsonProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergLeon Addison Brown as WillieKeith David as SamBobby Steggert as HallySee Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener n
24/02/202423 minutes 5 seconds
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"Master Harold"...and the Boys (Part 3)

"Master Harold"...and the Boys is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Academy-Award winner Athol Fugard, one of theatre’s most acclaimed playwrights, finds humor and heartbreak in the friendship of Harold, a 17-year old white boy in 1950’s South Africa, and the two middle aged black servants who raised him. Racism unexpectedly shatters Harold’s childhood and friendships in this absorbing and affecting coming of age play. The play, initially banned from production in South Africa, is a Drama Desk Award winner for Outstanding New Play.Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in May of 2004.Directed by Stuart K. RobinsonProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergLeon Addison Brown as WillieKeith David as SamBobby Steggert as HallySee Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener n
24/02/202421 minutes 42 seconds
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"Master Harold"...and the Boys (Part 2)

"Master Harold"...and the Boys is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Academy-Award winner Athol Fugard, one of theatre’s most acclaimed playwrights, finds humor and heartbreak in the friendship of Harold, a 17-year old white boy in 1950’s South Africa, and the two middle aged black servants who raised him. Racism unexpectedly shatters Harold’s childhood and friendships in this absorbing and affecting coming of age play. The play, initially banned from production in South Africa, is a Drama Desk Award winner for Outstanding New Play.Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in May of 2004.Directed by Stuart K. RobinsonProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergLeon Addison Brown as WillieKeith David as SamBobby Steggert as HallySee Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener n
24/02/202417 minutes 30 seconds
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"Master Harold"...and the Boys (Part 1)

"Master Harold"...and the Boys is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Academy-Award winner Athol Fugard, one of theatre’s most acclaimed playwrights, finds humor and heartbreak in the friendship of Harold, a 17-year old white boy in 1950’s South Africa, and the two middle aged black servants who raised him. Racism unexpectedly shatters Harold’s childhood and friendships in this absorbing and affecting coming of age play. The play, initially banned from production in South Africa, is a Drama Desk Award winner for Outstanding New Play.Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in May of 2004.Directed by Stuart K. RobinsonProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergLeon Addison Brown as WillieKeith David as SamBobby Steggert as HallySee Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener n
24/02/202431 minutes 54 seconds
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The Relativity Series Bonus: Jessica Dickey Interview for Nan and the Lower Body

Nan and the Lower Body 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.Hear our interview with playwright Jessica Dickey and LATW Producing Director Susan Albert Loewenberg.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
02/02/202414 minutes 58 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Nan and the Lower Body (Part 3)

This play 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.Nan takes a prestigious research position working for Dr. George Papanicolaou, the inventor of the Pap smear. The doctor worries Nan's new husband might distract from their important work, but Nan has a secret that could upend everyone's plans for her.Includes an interview with playwright Jessica Dickey.Recorded at The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood in November 2023.&nbsp;&nbsp;Directed by Anna Lyse EriksonProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergAn L.A. Theatre Works Full-Cast Performance Featuring:Shannon Cochran as Mache PapanicolaouJosh Dallas as Ted DayGinnifer Goodwin as Nan DayRichard Schiff as Dr. George PapanicoloaouSenior Producer: Anna Lyse EriksonPrepared for Audio by
02/02/202418 minutes 49 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Nan and the Lower Body (Part 2)

This play 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.Nan takes a prestigious research position working for Dr. George Papanicolaou, the inventor of the Pap smear. The doctor worries Nan's new husband might distract from their important work, but Nan has a secret that could upend everyone's plans for her.Includes an interview with playwright Jessica Dickey.Recorded at The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood in November 2023.&nbsp;&nbsp;Directed by Anna Lyse EriksonProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergAn L.A. Theatre Works Full-Cast Performance Featuring:Shannon Cochran as Mache PapanicolaouJosh Dallas as Ted DayGinnifer Goodwin as Nan DayRichard Schiff as Dr. George PapanicoloaouSenior Producer: Anna Lyse EriksonPrepared for Audio by
02/02/202435 minutes 29 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Nan and the Lower Body (Part 1)

This play is part of L.A. Theatre Works’&nbsp;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.Nan takes a prestigious research position working for Dr. George Papanicolaou, the inventor of the Pap smear. The doctor worries Nan's new husband might distract from their important work, but Nan has a secret that could upend everyone's plans for her.Includes an interview with playwright Jessica Dickey.Recorded at The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood in November 2023.&nbsp;&nbsp;Directed by Anna Lyse EriksonProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergAn L.A. Theatre Works Full-Cast Performance Featuring:Shannon Cochran as Mache PapanicolaouJosh Dallas as Ted DayGinnifer Goodwin as Nan DayRichard Schiff as Dr. George PapanicoloaouSenior Producer: Anna Lyse EriksonPrepared for Aud
02/02/202432 minutes 59 seconds
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Incident at Vichy

This play is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.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 "inferior?"Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in February 2002.Directed by Richard MasurProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergAn L.A. Theatre Works Full-Cast Performance Featuring:Ben Diskin as A BoyArye Gross as Bayard, An ElectricianJamie Hanes as Rom/Police CaptainAndrew Hawkes as A MajorGregory Itzin as Monceau, An ActorRobert Lesser as Police Guard/Marchand, A Businessman/Ferrand, A Café ProprietorJon Matthews as Lebeau, A PainterLawrence Pressman as Von Berg, A PrinceRaphael Sbarge as Leduc, A DoctorArmin
24/01/20241 hour 10 minutes 55 seconds
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The Mountaintop

This play is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.On April 4th, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated outside of his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. What happened inside room 306 on the evening of April 3rd is the subject of Katori Hall’s The Mountaintop. Hours after King’s final speech, punctuated by his immortal line, “I’ve been to the mountaintop,” the celebrated Reverend forms an unlikely friendship with a motel maid as they talk into the early hours of what will be his final day.Recorded in Los Angeles before a live audience at The James Bridges Theater, UCLA in May 2016.Directed by Roger Guenveur SmithAja Naomi King as CamaeLarry Powell as Dr. Martin Luther KingSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice
15/01/20241 hour 4 minutes 39 seconds
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Kindertransport Bonus Feature: Interview with Hilda Fogelson

Hear our interview with Kindertransport survivor Hilda Fogelson, recorded in 2013.Sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
31/12/202316 minutes 29 seconds
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Kindertransport (Part 4)

This podcast is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Diane Samuels’ play about families, secrets and survival takes us to the days of the impending Holocaust. As conditions deteriorated in Germany in the 1930s, many tried in vain to escape. But thanks to a British humanitarian effort, about 10,000 Jewish children from Germany and neighboring countries were relocated to live with families in the United Kingdom, while their parents stayed behind. This passage to freedom became known as Kindertransport.Recorded in Los Angeles before a live audience at The James Bridges Theater, UCLA in June 2013.Directed by Jeanie HackettProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergJane Kaczmarek as HelgaHugo Armstrong as Ratcatcher/OthersShannon Lee Clair as EvaAngela Paton as LilMolly C. Quinn as FaithSusan Sullivan as EvelynSee Priva
31/12/202316 minutes 44 seconds
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Kindertransport (Part 3)

This podcast is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Diane Samuels’ play about families, secrets and survival takes us to the days of the impending Holocaust. As conditions deteriorated in Germany in the 1930s, many tried in vain to escape. But thanks to a British humanitarian effort, about 10,000 Jewish children from Germany and neighboring countries were relocated to live with families in the United Kingdom, while their parents stayed behind. This passage to freedom became known as Kindertransport.Recorded in Los Angeles before a live audience at The James Bridges Theater, UCLA in June 2013.Directed by Jeanie HackettProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergJane Kaczmarek as HelgaHugo Armstrong as Ratcatcher/OthersShannon Lee Clair as EvaAngela Paton as LilMolly C. Quinn as FaithSusan Sullivan as EvelynSee Priva
31/12/202332 minutes 47 seconds
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Kindertransport (Part 2)

This podcast is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Diane Samuels’ play about families, secrets and survival takes us to the days of the impending Holocaust. As conditions deteriorated in Germany in the 1930s, many tried in vain to escape. But thanks to a British humanitarian effort, about 10,000 Jewish children from Germany and neighboring countries were relocated to live with families in the United Kingdom, while their parents stayed behind. This passage to freedom became known as Kindertransport.Recorded in Los Angeles before a live audience at The James Bridges Theater, UCLA in June 2013.Directed by Jeanie HackettProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergJane Kaczmarek as HelgaHugo Armstrong as Ratcatcher/OthersShannon Lee Clair as EvaAngela Paton as LilMolly C. Quinn as FaithSusan Sullivan as EvelynSee Priva
31/12/202317 minutes 34 seconds
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Kindertransport (Part 1)

This podcast is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Diane Samuels’ play about families, secrets and survival takes us to the days of the impending Holocaust. As conditions deteriorated in Germany in the 1930s, many tried in vain to escape. But thanks to a British humanitarian effort, about 10,000 Jewish children from Germany and neighboring countries were relocated to live with families in the United Kingdom, while their parents stayed behind. This passage to freedom became known as Kindertransport.Recorded in Los Angeles before a live audience at The James Bridges Theater, UCLA in June 2013.Directed by Jeanie HackettProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergJane Kaczmarek as HelgaHugo Armstrong as Ratcatcher/OthersShannon Lee Clair as EvaAngela Paton as LilMolly C. Quinn as FaithSusan Sullivan as EvelynSee Priva
31/12/202331 minutes 40 seconds
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Native Guard (Part 3)

This podcast is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Based on Natasha Trethewey’s collection of poems, The Alliance Theatre’s production of Native Guard is both an elegy to her mother and a journey into Mississippi’s Civil War history. Trethewey’s work was the winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. This recording was produced with the generous support of The Poetry Foundation.Recorded at The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood in July 2018.Directed by Rosalind AyresProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergNeal A. Ghant as The Native GuardJanuary LaVoy as The PoetNicole Banks Long as VocalistTyrone Jackson as Keyboard/Composer/Music DirectorAssociate Artistic Director: Anna Lyse EriksonAssociate Producer, Studio Production Coordinator, and Mixing Engineer: Mark Holden for The Invisible Studios, West HollywoodS
06/12/202322 minutes 30 seconds
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Native Guard (Part 2)

This podcast is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Based on Natasha Trethewey’s collection of poems, The Alliance Theatre’s production of Native Guard is both an elegy to her mother and a journey into Mississippi’s Civil War history. Trethewey’s work was the winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. This recording was produced with the generous support of The Poetry Foundation.Recorded at The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood in July 2018.Directed by Rosalind AyresProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergNeal A. Ghant as The Native GuardJanuary LaVoy as The PoetNicole Banks Long as VocalistTyrone Jackson as Keyboard/Composer/Music DirectorAssociate Artistic Director: Anna Lyse EriksonAssociate Producer, Studio Production Coordinator, and Mixing Engineer: Mark Holden for The Invisible Studios, West HollywoodS
06/12/202318 minutes 31 seconds
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Native Guard (Part 1)

This podcast is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Based on Natasha Trethewey’s collection of poems, The Alliance Theatre’s production of Native Guard is both an elegy to her mother and a journey into Mississippi’s Civil War history. Trethewey’s work was the winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. This recording was produced with the generous support of The Poetry Foundation.Recorded at The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood in July 2018.Directed by Rosalind AyresProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergNeal A. Ghant as The Native GuardJanuary LaVoy as The PoetNicole Banks Long as VocalistTyrone Jackson as Keyboard/Composer/Music DirectorAssociate Artistic Director: Anna Lyse EriksonAssociate Producer, Studio Production Coordinator, and Mixing Engineer: Mark Holden for The Invisible Studios, West HollywoodS
06/12/202323 minutes 45 seconds
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Judgment at Nuremberg Bonus Feature: Interview with Judge Bruce Einhorn

This podcast is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Hear our conversation with Judge Bruce Einhorn, who served at the Justice Department supervising litigation against Nazi war criminals. Recorded at the UCLA James Bridges Theater in September 2015 after a performance of the play.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
23/11/20237 minutes 34 seconds
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Judgment at Nuremberg (Part 4)

This podcast is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Abby Mann’s classic story about the Nuremberg trials, under which German leaders were found guilty of crimes against humanity in 1945 and 1946. Even today, the play remains a shattering indictment of the consequences of unchecked authority and the seductive power of group thought.Recorded in Los Angeles before a live audience at The UCLA James Bridges Theater in September 2015.Honorary Executive Producer: David Kavner. Special thanks to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios.Directed by Shannon CochranRyan Vincent Anderson as Captain Byers/Narrator/OthersMichael Canavan as Dr. Wickert/Dr. GeuterJake Green as Judge Norris/Hoffstetter/Rudolph PetersonHarry Hamlin as Emil Hahn/General MerrinShannon Holt as Mrs. Halbestadt/Elsa LindowAlan Mandell as Judge Ives/Werner LammpeJame
23/11/202340 minutes 6 seconds
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Judgment at Nuremberg (Part 3)

This podcast is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Abby Mann’s classic story about the Nuremberg trials, under which German leaders were found guilty of crimes against humanity in 1945 and 1946. Even today, the play remains a shattering indictment of the consequences of unchecked authority and the seductive power of group thought.Recorded in Los Angeles before a live audience at The UCLA James Bridges Theater in September 2015.Honorary Executive Producer: David Kavner. Special thanks to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios.Directed by Shannon CochranRyan Vincent Anderson as Captain Byers/Narrator/OthersMichael Canavan as Dr. Wickert/Dr. GeuterJake Green as Judge Norris/Hoffstetter/Rudolph PetersonHarry Hamlin as Emil Hahn/General MerrinShannon Holt as Mrs. Halbestadt/Elsa LindowAlan Mandell as Judge Ives/Werner LammpeJame
23/11/202320 minutes
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Judgment at Nuremberg (Part 2)

This podcast is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Abby Mann’s classic story about the Nuremberg trials, under which German leaders were found guilty of crimes against humanity in 1945 and 1946. Even today, the play remains a shattering indictment of the consequences of unchecked authority and the seductive power of group thought.Recorded in Los Angeles before a live audience at The UCLA James Bridges Theater in September 2015.Honorary Executive Producer: David Kavner. Special thanks to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios.Directed by Shannon CochranRyan Vincent Anderson as Captain Byers/Narrator/OthersMichael Canavan as Dr. Wickert/Dr. GeuterJake Green as Judge Norris/Hoffstetter/Rudolph PetersonHarry Hamlin as Emil Hahn/General MerrinShannon Holt as Mrs. Halbestadt/Elsa LindowAlan Mandell as Judge Ives/Werner LammpeJame
23/11/202318 minutes 15 seconds
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Judgment at Nuremberg (Part 1)

This podcast is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Abby Mann’s classic story about the Nuremberg trials, under which German leaders were found guilty of crimes against humanity in 1945 and 1946. Even today, the play remains a shattering indictment of the consequences of unchecked authority and the seductive power of group thought.Recorded in Los Angeles before a live audience at The UCLA James Bridges Theater in September 2015.Honorary Executive Producer: David Kavner. Special thanks to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios.Directed by Shannon CochranRyan Vincent Anderson as Captain Byers/Narrator/OthersMichael Canavan as Dr. Wickert/Dr. GeuterJake Green as Judge Norris/Hoffstetter/Rudolph PetersonHarry Hamlin as Emil Hahn/General MerrinShannon Holt as Mrs. Halbestadt/Elsa LindowAlan Mandell as Judge Ives/Werner LammpeJame
23/11/202329 minutes 49 seconds
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Zoot Suit Bonus Feature: Interview with Alma Martinez

Listen to our interview with actor and educator Alma Martinez, an original Zoot Suit cast member.Sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
19/10/202321 minutes 18 seconds
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Zoot Suit (Part 5)

Playwright Luis Valdez masterfully uses the Sleepy Lagoon murder case to examine the Chicano Zoot Suit Culture of the 40’s. Passionate and provocative, Zoot Suit pulses with the beat of big band music and traditional Latin songs. Music Direction by Daniel Valdez. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in July of 2001.This play is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Directed by Luis ValdezProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergMarco Rodriguez as El PachucoKinan Valdez as Henry ReynaDaniel Valdez as Enrique ReynaAlma Martinez as Dolores ReynaPrimavera Flor-Valdez as Lupe ReynaLakin Valdez as Rudy Reyna/Sergeant Smith/Bailiff/Bosun’s MateGregory Itzin as George ShearerXochiquetzal Candelaria as Alice BloomfieldEstrella Esparza as Della BarriosRuben C. Gonzalez a
19/10/202321 minutes 57 seconds
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Zoot Suit (Part 4)

Playwright Luis Valdez masterfully uses the Sleepy Lagoon murder case to examine the Chicano Zoot Suit Culture of the 40’s. Passionate and provocative, Zoot Suit pulses with the beat of big band music and traditional Latin songs. Music Direction by Daniel Valdez. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in July of 2001.This play is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Directed by Luis ValdezProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergMarco Rodriguez as El PachucoKinan Valdez as Henry ReynaDaniel Valdez as Enrique ReynaAlma Martinez as Dolores ReynaPrimavera Flor-Valdez as Lupe ReynaLakin Valdez as Rudy Reyna/Sergeant Smith/Bailiff/Bosun’s MateGregory Itzin as George ShearerXochiquetzal Candelaria as Alice BloomfieldEstrella Esparza as Della BarriosRuben C. Gonzalez a
19/10/202325 minutes 57 seconds
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Zoot Suit (Part 3)

Playwright Luis Valdez masterfully uses the Sleepy Lagoon murder case to examine the Chicano Zoot Suit Culture of the 40’s. Passionate and provocative, Zoot Suit pulses with the beat of big band music and traditional Latin songs. Music Direction by Daniel Valdez. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in July of 2001.This play is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Directed by Luis ValdezProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergMarco Rodriguez as El PachucoKinan Valdez as Henry ReynaDaniel Valdez as Enrique ReynaAlma Martinez as Dolores ReynaPrimavera Flor-Valdez as Lupe ReynaLakin Valdez as Rudy Reyna/Sergeant Smith/Bailiff/Bosun’s MateGregory Itzin as George ShearerXochiquetzal Candelaria as Alice BloomfieldEstrella Esparza as Della BarriosRuben C. Gonzalez a
19/10/202317 minutes 29 seconds
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Zoot Suit (Part 2)

Playwright Luis Valdez masterfully uses the Sleepy Lagoon murder case to examine the Chicano Zoot Suit Culture of the 40’s. Passionate and provocative, Zoot Suit pulses with the beat of big band music and traditional Latin songs. Music Direction by Daniel Valdez. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in July of 2001.This play is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Directed by Luis ValdezProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergMarco Rodriguez as El PachucoKinan Valdez as Henry ReynaDaniel Valdez as Enrique ReynaAlma Martinez as Dolores ReynaPrimavera Flor-Valdez as Lupe ReynaLakin Valdez as Rudy Reyna/Sergeant Smith/Bailiff/Bosun’s MateGregory Itzin as George ShearerXochiquetzal Candelaria as Alice BloomfieldEstrella Esparza as Della BarriosRuben C. Gonzalez a
19/10/202328 minutes 15 seconds
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Zoot Suit (Part 1)

Playwright Luis Valdez masterfully uses the Sleepy Lagoon murder case to examine the Chicano Zoot Suit Culture of the 40’s. Passionate and provocative, Zoot Suit pulses with the beat of big band music and traditional Latin songs. Music Direction by Daniel Valdez. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in July of 2001.This play is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Directed by Luis ValdezProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergMarco Rodriguez as El PachucoKinan Valdez as Henry ReynaDaniel Valdez as Enrique ReynaAlma Martinez as Dolores ReynaPrimavera Flor-Valdez as Lupe ReynaLakin Valdez as Rudy Reyna/Sergeant Smith/Bailiff/Bosun’s MateGregory Itzin as George ShearerXochiquetzal Candelaria as Alice BloomfieldEstrella Esparza as Della BarriosRuben C. G
19/10/202320 minutes 21 seconds
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Bordertown (Part 4)

Culture Clash brashly explores the San Diego-Tijuana region through satire and humor. Bordertown is based upon interviews the trio conducted with more than 100 people from both sides of the border and from every walk of life.This play is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Directed by Stuart K. RobinsonProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergWritten and performed by Culture Clash:Richard Montoya as Roger Hedgecock/OthersRic Salinas as Veteran/OthersHerbert Sigüenza as Marshall Applewhite/OthersSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/10/202321 minutes 33 seconds
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Bordertown (Part 3)

Culture Clash brashly explores the San Diego-Tijuana region through satire and humor. Bordertown is based upon interviews the trio conducted with more than 100 people from both sides of the border and from every walk of life.This play is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Directed by Stuart K. RobinsonProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergWritten and performed by Culture Clash:Richard Montoya as Roger Hedgecock/OthersRic Salinas as Veteran/OthersHerbert Sigüenza as Marshall Applewhite/OthersSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/10/202322 minutes 25 seconds
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Bordertown (Part 2)

Culture Clash brashly explores the San Diego-Tijuana region through satire and humor. Bordertown is based upon interviews the trio conducted with more than 100 people from both sides of the border and from every walk of life.This play is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Directed by Stuart K. RobinsonProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergWritten and performed by Culture Clash:Richard Montoya as Roger Hedgecock/OthersRic Salinas as Veteran/OthersHerbert Sigüenza as Marshall Applewhite/OthersSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/10/202313 minutes 38 seconds
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Bordertown (Part 1)

Culture Clash brashly explores the San Diego-Tijuana region through satire and humor.&nbsp;Bordertown&nbsp;is based upon interviews the trio conducted with more than 100 people from both sides of the border and from every walk of life.This play is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.Directed by Stuart K. RobinsonProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergWritten and performed by Culture Clash:Richard Montoya as Roger Hedgecock/OthersRic Salinas as Veteran/OthersHerbert Sigüenza as Marshall Applewhite/OthersSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-i
10/10/202328 minutes 46 seconds
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The Relativity Series Bonus: Dr. Deirdre Cooper Owens Interview for Behind the Sheet

Hear our conversation with Dr. Deirdre Cooper Owens, author of&nbsp;Medical Bondage: Race, Gender and the Origins of American Gynecology.This piece 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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
22/08/202323 minutes 19 seconds
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The Relativity Series Bonus: Playwright Charly Evon Simpson Interview for Behind the Sheet

Hear our interview with Charly Evon Simpson, Behind the Sheet's playwright.This piece 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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
22/08/202312 minutes 14 seconds
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The Relativity Series Bonus: Philo T. Farsnworth Feature for The Ruby Sunrise

Hear our piece about Philo T. Farnsworth, one of the early unsung inventors of television, with historian Karen Herman and documentarian Phil Savaneck.This piece 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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
22/08/20238 minutes 25 seconds
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The Relativity Series Bonus: Brian Greene Interview for Moving Bodies

Hear our conversation about Richard Feynman with Brian Greene, a professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University, recorded in 2009.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
25/07/202311 minutes 21 seconds
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The Relativity Series Bonus: Dan Rockmore Interview for Completeness

Listen to our interview with Dan Rockmore, the Chair of the Department of Mathematics and a Professor of Computer Science at Dartmouth College. He spoke with us about issues raised in the play, in particular the "Traveling Salesman Problem." Recorded in 2012.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
25/07/202319 minutes 5 seconds
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The Relativity Series Bonus: The Doctor's Dilemma Interview with Dr. Neil Wenger

Hear our interview with Dr. Neil Wenger, the Director of the Healthcare Ethics Center at UCLA. He spoke with us about the fundamentals of good health care and the physician's responsibility to his patients.This piece 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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/07/20235 minutes 36 seconds
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The Relativity Series Bonus: Arcadia Interview with Ira Nadel

Hear our conversation with Ira Nadel, author of "Tom Stoppard: A Life" recorded in 2009.This piece 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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/07/202311 minutes 44 seconds
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The Relativity Series Bonus: Arcadia Interview with Dr. Steven Strogatz

Hear our interview with Steven Strogatz, a professor at the Cornell University School of Theoretical and Applied Mathematics, helping us to understand chaos theory and how it figures in "Arcadia."This piece 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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/07/202327 minutes 51 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Interview with Dr. Stanley Nelson

A conversation with Dr. Stanley Nelson about the scientific ideas in Relativity. Dr. Nelson is Professor and Vice Chair of Human Genetics and Professor of Psychiatry within the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.This conversation is part of L.A. Theatre Works’&nbsp;Relativity Series&nbsp;featuring science-themed plays. Lead&nbsp;funding for the&nbsp;Relativity Series&nbsp;is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
20/06/20238 minutes 15 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Relativity (Part 4)

At the center of Cassandra Medley’s play is the controversial idea that higher concentrations of melanin in the genetic makeup of people of color make them mentally, physically, and spiritually superior. Based on the scientific studies of her now-deceased father, Kalima, a fledgling molecular scientist looking to come into her own, has a difficult time owning his flawed research.&nbsp;Original music composed and performed by Stuart K. Robinson. Recorded at Voice Box Studios, Los Angeles in January 2008.Relativity 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 Stuart K. RobinsonProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergJudyann Elder as ClaireDeidrie Henry as KalimaJames Pickens Jr. as MalikJason Ritter as DanTerrell Tilford as LeonLorr
20/06/202314 minutes 4 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Relativity (Part 3)

At the center of Cassandra Medley’s play is the controversial idea that higher concentrations of melanin in the genetic makeup of people of color make them mentally, physically, and spiritually superior. Based on the scientific studies of her now-deceased father, Kalima, a fledgling molecular scientist looking to come into her own, has a difficult time owning his flawed research.&nbsp;Original music composed and performed by Stuart K. Robinson. Recorded at Voice Box Studios, Los Angeles in January 2008.Relativity 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 Stuart K. RobinsonProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergJudyann Elder as ClaireDeidrie Henry as KalimaJames Pickens Jr. as MalikJason Ritter as DanTerrell Tilford as LeonLorr
20/06/202336 minutes 28 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Relativity (Part 2)

At the center of Cassandra Medley’s play is the controversial idea that higher concentrations of melanin in the genetic makeup of people of color make them mentally, physically, and spiritually superior. Based on the scientific studies of her now-deceased father, Kalima, a fledgling molecular scientist looking to come into her own, has a difficult time owning his flawed research.&nbsp;Original music composed and performed by Stuart K. Robinson. Recorded at Voice Box Studios, Los Angeles in January 2008.Relativity 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 Stuart K. RobinsonProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergJudyann Elder as ClaireDeidrie Henry as KalimaJames Pickens Jr. as MalikJason Ritter as DanTerrell Tilford as LeonLorr
20/06/202317 minutes 43 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Relativity (Part 1)

At the center of Cassandra Medley’s play is the controversial idea that higher concentrations of melanin in the genetic makeup of people of color make them mentally, physically, and spiritually superior. Based on the scientific studies of her now-deceased father, Kalima, a fledgling molecular scientist looking to come into her own, has a difficult time owning his flawed research. Original music composed and performed by Stuart K. Robinson. Recorded at Voice Box Studios, Los Angeles in January 2008.Relativity 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 Stuart K. RobinsonProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergJudyann Elder as ClaireDeidrie Henry as KalimaJames Pickens Jr. as MalikJason Ritter as DanTerrell Tilf
20/06/202335 minutes 46 seconds
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A Conversation with Hold These Truths Playwright Jeanne Sakata

We spoke with playwright and actor Jeanne Sakata about "Hold These Truths."Sponsored in part by the California Civil Liberties Program from the California State Library.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
24/05/202325 minutes 54 seconds
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Hold These Truths (Part 2)

During WWII in Seattle, University of Washington student Gordon Hirabayashi fights the US government's orders to forcibly remove and incarcerate all people of Japanese ancestry on the West Coast. As he struggles to reconcile his country's betrayal with his passionate belief in the US Constitution, Gordon begins a 50-year journey toward a greater understanding of America's triumphs - and a confrontation with its failures."Hold These Truths" is sponsored in part by the California Civil Liberties Program from the California State Library.Directed by Jessica KubzanskyProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergRyun Yu as Gordon HirabayashiMatthew Floyd Miller as Additional voicesSuzy Nakamura as Additional voicesMatt Walker as Additional voicesGreg Watanabe as Additional voicesAssociate Artistic Director: Anna Lyse EriksonSound Designer and Mixing Engineer: Mark Holden for The Invisible Studios, West HollywoodSe
24/05/202339 minutes 25 seconds
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Hold These Truths (Part 1)

During WWII in Seattle, University of Washington student Gordon Hirabayashi fights the US government's orders to forcibly remove and incarcerate all people of Japanese ancestry on the West Coast. As he struggles to reconcile his country's betrayal with his passionate belief in the US Constitution, Gordon begins a 50-year journey toward a greater understanding of America's triumphs - and a confrontation with its failures."Hold These Truths" is sponsored in part by the California Civil Liberties Program from the California State Library.Directed by Jessica KubzanskyProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergRyun Yu as Gordon HirabayashiMatthew Floyd Miller as Additional voicesSuzy Nakamura as Additional voicesMatt Walker as Additional voicesGreg Watanabe as Additional voicesAssociate Artistic Director: Anna Lyse EriksonSound Designer and Mixing Engineer: Mark Holden for The Invisible Studios, West HollywoodSe
24/05/202339 minutes 35 seconds
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No-No Boy (Part 2)

No-No Boy is sponsored in part by the California Civil Liberties Program from the California State Library.Ken Narasaki's adaptation of the novel by Japanese-American author John Okada is set during the aftermath of the U.S. government's incarceration of 120,000 people of Japanese descent during World War II, and the resettlement of Japanese Americans to the West Coast. In the play, Ichiro returns to Seattle, where he struggles to transition into post-war life.Directed by Anna Lyse EriksonProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergKurt Kanazawa as TaroEmily Kuroda as Mrs. Kanno, Mrs. KumasakaJohn Miyasaki as Freddie, Voice 3, Radio DJKen Narasaki as Kenji, Kumasaka-san, Voice 1, JudgeSharon Omi as MaJoy Osmanski as Emi, 2ASab Shimono as PaGreg Watanabe as IchiroPaul Yen as Eto, Jun, Cop, Voice 2, Drunk GuySenior Producer: Anna Lyse EriksonPrepared for Audio by Mark Holden for T
17/05/202344 minutes 7 seconds
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No-No Boy (Part 1)

No-No Boy&nbsp;is sponsored in part by the California Civil Liberties Program from the California State Library.Ken&nbsp;Narasaki's&nbsp;adaptation of the novel by&nbsp;Japanese-American author John Okada is set during the aftermath of the U.S. government's incarceration of 120,000 people of Japanese descent during World War II, and the resettlement of Japanese Americans to the West Coast. In the play, Ichiro returns to Seattle, where he struggles to transition into post-war life.Directed by Anna Lyse EriksonProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergKurt Kanazawa as TaroEmily Kuroda as Mrs. Kanno, Mrs. KumasakaJohn Miyasaki as Freddie, Voice 3, Radio DJKen Narasaki as Kenji, Kumasaka-san, Voice 1, JudgeSharon Omi as MaJoy Osmanski as Emi, 2ASab Shimono as PaGreg Watanabe as IchiroPaul Yen as Eto, Jun, Cop, Voice 2, Drunk GuySenior Producer: Anna Lyse EriksonPrepared for Audio
17/05/202347 minutes 21 seconds
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For Us All Bonus Interview

In For Us All, a team of legal experts used a creative strategy to overturn the conviction of Fred Korematsu, unjustly sentenced for resisting the WWII mass incarceration of all Japanese Americans on the West Coast.Now, meet the real-life attorneys from that landmark case: Lori Bannai, Peter Irons, Dale Minami and Don Tamaki, in conversation with playwright Jeanne Sakata.For Us All&nbsp;is sponsored by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/05/202352 minutes 41 seconds
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For Us All (Part 2)

A team of lawyers uses a little-known legal writ to fight and overturn the conviction of Fred Korematsu, unjustly sentenced for resisting the WWII mass incarceration of all Japanese Americans on the West Coast.For Us All is sponsored in part by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.The play draws much inspiration from Enduring Conviction: Fred Korematsu and his Quest for Justice by Lorraine K. Bannai (University of Washington Press 2015) and Justice Delayed by Peter Irons (Wesleyan University Press 1989).Directed by Anna Lyse EriksonProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergEdward Asner as John J. McCloyBrooke Ishibashi as Karen Korematsu, ClerkTess Lina as Judge Marilyn Hall Patel, Times Analyst, ClerkMike McShane as Lt. General John L. DeWitt, CBS News Anchor, ABC News Anchor, NBC ReporterDerek Mio as Dale MinamiJoy Osmanski as Lorr
11/05/202354 minutes 27 seconds
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For Us All (Part 1)

A team of lawyers uses a little-known legal writ to fight and overturn the conviction of Fred Korematsu, unjustly sentenced for resisting the WWII mass incarceration of all Japanese Americans on the West Coast.For Us All&nbsp;is sponsored in part by the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program, a state-funded grant project of the California State Library.The play draws much inspiration from&nbsp;Enduring Conviction: Fred Korematsu and his Quest for Justice&nbsp;by Lorraine K. Bannai (University of Washington Press 2015) and&nbsp;Justice Delayed&nbsp;by Peter Irons (Wesleyan University Press 1989).Directed by Anna Lyse EriksonProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergEdward Asner as John J. McCloyBrooke Ishibashi as Karen Korematsu, ClerkTess Lina as Judge Marilyn Hall Patel, Times Analyst, ClerkMike McShane as Lt. General John L. DeWitt, CBS News Anchor, ABC News Anchor, NBC Reporter<p
11/05/202341 minutes 1 second
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The Relativity Series: Continuity (Part 1)

A sheet of ice sits in the desert of New Mexico. A mad eco-terrorist plants a bomb in order to save humankind. A beleaguered film crew tries to get in one last shot before losing the light. Storytelling and science collide with hilarious and devastating consequences."Continuity" 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 Hollywood in December 2022.Directed by Anna Lyse EriksonProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergAn L.A. Theatre Works Full-Cast Performance Featuring:Johnny Berchtold as Jake/GeorgeSeamus Dever as David CaxtonSarah Drew as Eve/NicoleMark Holden as Sound GuyDesirée Mee Jung as First ADKurt Kanazawa as The PAStacey Martinez as Second PABukola Ogunmola as Dr. Anna Gerber/Li
30/03/202321 minutes 52 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Continuity (Part 4)

A sheet of ice sits in the desert of New Mexico. A mad eco-terrorist plants a bomb in order to save humankind. A beleaguered film crew tries to get in one last shot before losing the light. Storytelling and science collide with hilarious and devastating consequences."Continuity" 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 Hollywood in December 2022.Directed by Anna Lyse EriksonProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergAn L.A. Theatre Works Full-Cast Performance Featuring:Johnny Berchtold as Jake/GeorgeSeamus Dever as David CaxtonSarah Drew as Eve/NicoleMark Holden as Sound GuyDesirée Mee Jung as First ADKurt Kanazawa as The PAStacey Martinez as Second PABukola Ogunmola as Dr. Anna Gerber/Li
30/03/202319 minutes 36 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Continuity (Part 2)

A sheet of ice sits in the desert of New Mexico. A mad eco-terrorist plants a bomb in order to save humankind. A beleaguered film crew tries to get in one last shot before losing the light. Storytelling and science collide with hilarious and devastating consequences."Continuity" 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 Hollywood in December 2022.Directed by Anna Lyse EriksonProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergAn L.A. Theatre Works Full-Cast Performance Featuring:Johnny Berchtold as Jake/GeorgeSeamus Dever as David CaxtonSarah Drew as Eve/NicoleMark Holden as Sound GuyDesirée Mee Jung as First ADKurt Kanazawa as The PAStacey Martinez as Second PABukola Ogunmola as Dr. Anna Gerber/Li
30/03/202326 minutes 14 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Continuity (Part 3)

A sheet of ice sits in the desert of New Mexico. A mad eco-terrorist plants a bomb in order to save humankind. A beleaguered film crew tries to get in one last shot before losing the light. Storytelling and science collide with hilarious and devastating consequences."Continuity" 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 Hollywood in December 2022.Directed by Anna Lyse EriksonProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergAn L.A. Theatre Works Full-Cast Performance Featuring:Johnny Berchtold as Jake/GeorgeSeamus Dever as David CaxtonSarah Drew as Eve/NicoleMark Holden as Sound GuyDesirée Mee Jung as First ADKurt Kanazawa as The PAStacey Martinez as Second PABukola Ogunmola as Dr. Anna Gerber/Li
30/03/202315 minutes
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What You Are Now Bonus Interview: Dr. Daniela Schiller

Sam Chanse's play "What You Are Now" asks if there's a way to alter our traumatic memories. To help us gain insight into this idea, we spoke with Dr. Daniela Schiller, a Professor of Neuroscience and Psychiatry at the Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. As director of the school’s laboratory of affective neuroscience, her research concerns the discovery of the neural mechanisms underlying emotional control and flexibility."What You Are Now" 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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info
24/03/202312 minutes 7 seconds
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The Relativity Series: What You Are Now (Part 2)

Pia is a neuroscientist whose research focuses on changing the way we process traumatic experiences. Will Pia’s emotionally distant mother - who survived the Khmer Rouge in 1970’s Cambodia – benefit from her daughter’s work? Or are some things just too terrible to remember?"What You Are Now" 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 Hollywood in November 2022Directed by Anna Lyse EriksonProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergAn L.A. Theatre Works Full-Cast Performance Featuring:Carie Kawa as PiaTess Lina as ChantreaJoe Ngo as DaranySamantha Quan as SiobhanMark Jude Sullivan as EvanGreg Watanabe as the NarratorSenior Producer: Anna Lyse EriksonPrepared for Audio by Mark Holden for The I
24/03/202322 minutes 25 seconds
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The Relativity Series: What You Are Now (Part 3)

Pia is a neuroscientist whose research focuses on changing the way we process traumatic experiences. Will Pia’s emotionally distant mother - who survived the Khmer Rouge in 1970’s Cambodia – benefit from her daughter’s work? Or are some things just too terrible to remember?"What You Are Now" 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 Hollywood in November 2022Directed by Anna Lyse EriksonProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergAn L.A. Theatre Works Full-Cast Performance Featuring:Carie Kawa as PiaTess Lina as ChantreaJoe Ngo as DaranySamantha Quan as SiobhanMark Jude Sullivan as EvanGreg Watanabe as the NarratorSenior Producer: Anna Lyse EriksonPrepared for Audio by Mark Holden for The I
24/03/202322 minutes 16 seconds
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The Relativity Series: What You Are Now (Part 1)

Pia is a neuroscientist whose research focuses on changing the way we process traumatic experiences. Will Pia’s emotionally distant mother - who survived the Khmer Rouge in 1970’s Cambodia – benefit from her daughter’s work? Or are some things just too terrible to remember?"What You Are Now" 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 Hollywood in November 2022Directed by Anna Lyse EriksonProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergAn L.A. Theatre Works Full-Cast Performance Featuring:Carie Kawa as PiaTess Lina as ChantreaJoe Ngo as DaranySamantha Quan as SiobhanMark Jude Sullivan as EvanGreg Watanabe as the NarratorSenior Producer: Anna Lyse EriksonPrepared for Audio by Mark Holden for The I
24/03/202319 minutes 12 seconds
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The Relativity Series: What You Are Now (Part 4)

Pia is a neuroscientist whose research focuses on changing the way we process traumatic experiences. Will Pia’s emotionally distant mother - who survived the Khmer Rouge in 1970’s Cambodia – benefit from her daughter’s work? Or are some things just too terrible to remember?"What You Are Now" 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 Hollywood in November 2022Directed by Anna Lyse EriksonProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergAn L.A. Theatre Works Full-Cast Performance Featuring:Carie Kawa as PiaTess Lina as ChantreaJoe Ngo as DaranySamantha Quan as SiobhanMark Jude Sullivan as EvanGreg Watanabe as the NarratorSenior Producer: Anna Lyse EriksonPrepared for Audio by Mark Holden for The I
24/03/202324 minutes 55 seconds
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Sisters Matsumoto Post-Play Discussion with George Takei

Actor and activist George Takei joined us for a panel discussion after a performance of Sisters Matsumoto in 2018, along with playwright Philip Kan Gotanda and director Tim Dang.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
02/03/202323 minutes 38 seconds
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Sisters Matsumoto (Part 2)

Stockton, California 1945. Three Japanese-American sisters return to their farm after years in an internment camp, but the once prosperous family finds it’s not easy to pick up the pieces of their former lives. As the details of their deceased father’s final arrangements emerge, the sisters must work together to keep their dreams alive.Sponsored in part by the California Civil Liberties Program from the California State Library.Directed by Tim DangProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergKeiko Agena as Rose MatsumotoJune Angela as Grace MatsumotoRon Bottitta as Mr. HershamKurt Kanazawa as HenrySuzy Nakamura as Chiz MatsumotoGreg Watanabe as BolaRyun Yu as HideoAssociate Artistic Director: Anna Lyse EriksonRecording Engineer, Sound Designer and Mixer: Mark Holden for The Invisible Studios, West HollywoodSenior Radio Producer: Ronn LipkinFoley Artist: Jeff GardnerProduction Manag
02/03/202337 minutes 57 seconds
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Sisters Matsumoto (Part 1)

Stockton, California 1945. Three Japanese-American sisters return to their farm after years in an internment camp, but the once prosperous family finds it’s not easy to pick up the pieces of their former lives. As the details of their deceased father’s final arrangements emerge, the sisters must work together to keep their dreams alive.Sponsored in part by the California Civil Liberties Program from the California State Library.Directed by Tim DangProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergKeiko Agena as Rose MatsumotoJune Angela as Grace MatsumotoRon Bottitta as Mr. HershamKurt Kanazawa as HenrySuzy Nakamura as Chiz MatsumotoGreg Watanabe as BolaRyun Yu as HideoAssociate Artistic Director: Anna Lyse EriksonRecording Engineer, Sound Designer and Mixer: Mark Holden for The Invisible Studios, West HollywoodSenior Radio Producer: Ronn LipkinFoley Artist: Jeff GardnerProduction Manag
02/03/202350 minutes 58 seconds
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The Relativity Series: The Doctor's Dilemma (Part 2)

The blowhards, the know-it-alls, the scrupulous and the impecunious are all targets for Shaw’s incisive wit in his classic satire of the medical profession. A well-respected physician is forced to choose whom he shall save: a bumbling friend or the ne’er-do-well husband of the woman he loves. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in December 1998.The Doctor's Dilemma 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.Adapted for Radio and Directed by: Rosalind AyresProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergJane Carr as Emmy/Minnie TinwellGregory Cooke as Redpenny/Newspaper ManKenneth Danziger as Dr. Blinkensop/Mr. DanbyRoy Dotrice as Sir Patrick CullenMartin Jarvis as Sir Colenso RidgeonJennifer Dundas as Jennifer Dube
10/02/202355 minutes 28 seconds
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The Relativity Series: The Doctor's Dilemma (Part 1)

The blowhards, the know-it-alls, the scrupulous and the impecunious are all targets for Shaw’s incisive wit in his classic satire of the medical profession. A well-respected physician is forced to choose whom he shall save: a bumbling friend or the ne’er-do-well husband of the woman he loves. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in December 1998.The Doctor's Dilemma 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.Adapted for Radio and Directed by: Rosalind AyresProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergJane Carr as Emmy/Minnie TinwellGregory Cooke as Redpenny/Newspaper ManKenneth Danziger as Dr. Blinkensop/Mr. DanbyRoy Dotrice as Sir Patrick CullenMartin Jarvis as Sir Colenso RidgeonJennifer Dundas as Jennifer Dube
10/02/202350 minutes 44 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Doctor Cerberus (Part Two)

From Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa comes the tale of Franklin Robertson, who's struggling to survive adolescence. The one bright spot in his life is the glow of the black-and-white TV in his parents’ basement where he worships at the altar of the Saturday Night Horror Movie, hosted by the eerie Dr. Cerberus.&nbsp;Original music by Steven Cahill.Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in July of 2010.Doctor Cerberus 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 Bart DeLorenzoProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergSimon Helberg as Franklin RobertsonJamison Jones as Doctor CerberusSteven Culp as Lawrence RobertsonPamela J. Gray as Lydia RobertsonJarrett Sleeper as Rodney RobertsonSee Privacy Polic
10/01/202359 minutes 43 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Doctor Cerberus (Part One)

From Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa comes the tale of Franklin Robertson, who's struggling to survive adolescence. The one bright spot in his life is the glow of the black-and-white TV in his parents’ basement where he worships at the altar of the Saturday Night Horror Movie, hosted by the eerie Dr. Cerberus.&nbsp;Original music by Steven Cahill.Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in July of 2010.Doctor Cerberus 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 Bart DeLorenzoProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergSimon Helberg as Franklin RobertsonJamison Jones as Doctor CerberusSteven Culp as Lawrence RobertsonPamela J. Gray as Lydia RobertsonJarrett Sleeper as Rodney RobertsonSee Privacy Polic
10/01/202356 minutes 12 seconds
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The Relativity Series: The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial (Part 4)

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 debates over the separation of Church and State in a democratic society—debates that continue to this day. Peter Goodchild used transcripts from the trial to create this intense docudrama. Recorded in Cambridge, Massachusetts before a live audience at the Institute of Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University in April of 2007.The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial&nbsp;is part of L.A. Theatre Works’&nbsp;Relativity Series&nbsp;featuring science-themed plays. Lead funding for the&nbsp;Relativity Series&nbsp;is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.Directed by Brendon FoxProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergEdwa
12/11/202243 minutes 29 seconds
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The Relativity Series: The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial (Part 3)

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 debates over the separation of Church and State in a democratic society—debates that continue to this day. Peter Goodchild used transcripts from the trial to create this intense docudrama. Recorded in Cambridge, Massachusetts before a live audience at the Institute of Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University in April of 2007.The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial&nbsp;is part of L.A. Theatre Works’&nbsp;Relativity Series&nbsp;featuring science-themed plays. Lead funding for the&nbsp;Relativity Series&nbsp;is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.Directed by Brendon FoxProducing Director: Susan Albert Loewenberg
12/11/202218 minutes 45 seconds
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The Relativity Series: The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial (Part 2)

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 debates over the separation of Church and State in a democratic society—debates that continue to this day. Peter Goodchild used transcripts from the trial to create this intense docudrama. Recorded in Cambridge, Massachusetts before a live audience at the Institute of Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University in April of 2007.The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial 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 Brendon FoxProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergEdward Asner as William Jennings BryanBi
12/11/202225 minutes 28 seconds
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The Relativity Series: The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial (Part 1)

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 debates over the separation of Church and State in a democratic society—debates that continue to this day. Peter Goodchild used transcripts from the trial to create this intense docudrama. Recorded in Cambridge, Massachusetts before a live audience at the Institute of Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University in April of 2007.The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial&nbsp;is part of L.A. Theatre Works’&nbsp;Relativity Series&nbsp;featuring science-themed plays. Lead funding for the&nbsp;Relativity Series&nbsp;is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.Directed by Brendon FoxProducing Director: Susan Albert Loewenberg
12/11/202229 minutes 7 seconds
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Franklinland Bonus Episode: A Conversation with Playwright Lloyd Suh

We spoke with playwright Lloyd Suh about his inspiration for Franklinland.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
21/04/202212 minutes 43 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Franklinland

This modern, comic take on the American Revolution puts the spotlight on the relationship between the brilliant and domineering Ben Franklin and his son William. As Ben plants the seeds of a new republic, King George III appoints William as Royal Governor of New Jersey - a change&nbsp;in affairs that creates a revolutionary family rift.Recorded at The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood in November 2021.Franklinland 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.&nbsp;&nbsp;Directed by Anna Lyse EriksonProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergAn L.A. Theatre Works Full-Cast Performance Featuring:Gregory Harrison as Benjamin FranklinKurt Kanazawa as William TempleLarry Powell as William FranklinSenior Producer: Anna Lyse EriksonPrepared for Audio by Mark
21/04/20221 hour 1 minute 31 seconds
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The Relativity Series Bonus: Interview with Playwright Laura Maria Censabella

A conversation with Paradise playwright Laura Maria Censabella.Paradise 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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
15/03/202218 minutes 26 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Paradise (Part 2)

Yasmeen is a Yemeni-American high school senior with big dreams. Dr. Guy Royston is her science teacher with a mysterious past. When Yasmeen asks Dr. Royston for an important favor, it sets off a series of events that challenges their core beliefs about science, faith and the nature of love.Paradise 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 Anna Lyse EriksonProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergAn L.A. Theatre Works Full-Cast Performance Featuring:Jeff Marlow as Dr. Guy RoystonMedalion Rahimi as Yasmeen al-HamadiSenior Producer: Anna Lyse EriksonSound Designer and Mixing Engineer: Charles Carroll for The Invisible Studios, West HollywoodSenior Radio Producer: Ronn LipkinFoley Artist: Jeff GardnerRec
15/03/202239 minutes 17 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Paradise (Part 1)

Yasmeen is a Yemeni-American high school senior with big dreams. Dr. Guy Royston is her science teacher with a mysterious past. When Yasmeen asks Dr. Royston for an important favor, it sets off a series of events that challenges their core beliefs about science, faith and the nature of love.Paradise 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 Anna Lyse EriksonProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergAn L.A. Theatre Works Full-Cast Performance Featuring:Jeff Marlow as Dr. Guy RoystonMedalion Rahimi as Yasmeen al-HamadiSenior Producer: Anna Lyse EriksonSound Designer and Mixing Engineer: Charles Carroll for The Invisible Studios, West HollywoodSenior Radio Producer: Ronn LipkinFoley Artist: Jeff GardnerRec
15/03/20221 hour 7 minutes 14 seconds
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The Relativity Series Bonus Episode: Interview with Sports Physician Dr. Robert Cantu

A conversation with preeminent sports physician Dr. Robert Cantu about the risk of brain injuries.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
02/02/202217 minutes 26 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Headstrong

Patrick Link has crafted a story about a retired NFL linebacker who must deal with a family tragedy and his own suffering because of the violence of his chosen sport.Headstrong&nbsp;is part of L.A. Theatre Works’&nbsp;Relativity Series&nbsp;featuring science-themed plays. Lead funding for the&nbsp;Relativity Series&nbsp;is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.Directed by Bart DeLorenzoProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergDeidrie Henry as Sylvia GreenErnie Hudson as Duncan TroyNtare Guma Mbaho Mwine as Dr. Moses OdameScott Wolf as Nick MerrittRecorded at The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood, in January 2013.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy
02/02/20221 hour 55 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Arcadia (Part 3)

Part 3 of 3. Tom Stoppard's&nbsp;Arcadia&nbsp;merges science with human concerns and ideals. Set in an English country house in the years 1809-1812 and 1989, the play examines the connections between two modern scholars, the house's current residents and the lives of those who lived there 180 years earlier.Arcadia&nbsp;is part of L.A. Theatre Works’&nbsp;Relativity Series&nbsp;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.Additional funding is provided by the Sidney E. Frank Foundation.Directed by&nbsp;John RubinsteinProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergKate Burton&nbsp;as HannahMark Capri&nbsp;as ChaterJennifer Dundas&nbsp;as ThomasinaGregory Itzin&nbsp;as Bernard NightingaleDavid Manis&nbsp;as Captain BriceChristopher Neame&nbsp;as Noakes/Jellaby<
06/10/202144 minutes
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The Relativity Series: Arcadia (Part 2)

Part 2 of 3. Tom Stoppard's&nbsp;Arcadia&nbsp;merges science with human concerns and ideals. Set in an English country house in the years 1809-1812 and 1989, the play examines the connections between two modern scholars, the house's current residents and the lives of those who lived there 180 years earlier.Arcadia&nbsp;is part of L.A. Theatre Works’&nbsp;Relativity Series&nbsp;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.Additional funding is provided by the Sidney E. Frank Foundation.Directed by&nbsp;John RubinsteinProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergKate Burton&nbsp;as HannahMark Capri&nbsp;as ChaterJennifer Dundas&nbsp;as ThomasinaGregory Itzin&nbsp;as Bernard NightingaleDavid Manis&nbsp;as Captain BriceChristopher Neame&nbsp;as Noakes/Jellaby<
02/10/202153 minutes 25 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Arcadia (Part 1)

Part 1 of 3. Tom Stoppard's&nbsp;Arcadia&nbsp;merges science with human concerns and ideals. Set in an English country house in the years 1809-1812 and 1989, the play examines the connections between two modern scholars, the house's current residents and the lives of those who lived there 180 years earlier.Arcadia&nbsp;is part of L.A. Theatre Works’&nbsp;Relativity Series&nbsp;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.Additional funding is provided by the Sidney E. Frank Foundation.Directed by&nbsp;John RubinsteinProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergKate Burton&nbsp;as HannahMark Capri&nbsp;as ChaterJennifer Dundas&nbsp;as ThomasinaGregory Itzin&nbsp;as Bernard NightingaleDavid Manis&nbsp;as Captain BriceChristopher Neame&nbsp;as Noakes/JellabyPeter P
30/09/202152 minutes 26 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Bump Interview with Chiara Atik and Dr. Judith Reichman

A conversation with Bump playwright Chiara Atik and renowned OB/GYN Dr. Judith Reichman, former medical correspondent for The Today ShowSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
31/07/202120 minutes 50 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Bump (Part 2)

When Claudia gets pregnant she has a very clear plan for how she wants to give birth. Her pre-natal anxieties inspire her father to create a device for safer deliveries and Claudia realizes that nothing ever goes quite as expected.Bump 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.Bump was written by Chiara AtikDirected by Rosalind AyresProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergLucy DeVito as Mary, Apple, ReceptionistAnna Lyse Erikson as Lemon, Third WomanAlma Martinez as MariaAnna Mathias as Midwife, Avocado, DoulaAna Ortiz as ClaudiaMoira Quirk as Walnut, Mama, Second WomanHerbert Sigüenza as LuisAndré Sogliuzzo as YouTube GuyDevon Sorvari as Grapefruit, Waiting MotherInger Tudor as Narrator, Plum, Differ
31/07/202135 minutes 25 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Bump (Part 1)

When Claudia gets pregnant she has a very clear plan for how she wants to give birth. Her pre-natal anxieties inspire her father to create a device for safer deliveries and Claudia realizes that nothing ever goes quite as expected.Bump 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.Bump was written by Chiara AtikDirected by Rosalind AyresProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergLucy DeVito as Mary, Apple, ReceptionistAnna Lyse Erikson as Lemon, Third WomanAlma Martinez as MariaAnna Mathias as Midwife, Avocado, DoulaAna Ortiz as ClaudiaMoira Quirk as Walnut, Mama, Second WomanHerbert Sigüenza as LuisAndré Sogliuzzo as YouTube GuyDevon Sorvari as Grapefruit, Waiting MotherInger Tudor as Narrator, Plum, Differ
31/07/202139 minutes 23 seconds
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The Relativity Series Bonus Episode: A Conversation with Hannie Rayson and Martin Jarvis

Hear our conversation with Extinction's playwright Hannie Rayson and director Martin Jarvis.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
01/04/202114 minutes 40 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Extinction (Part 2)

A zoologist in Australia gets funding to save an endangered species from the very company that threatens its existence. Will this deal with the devil allow her to save the species, or will it&nbsp;destroy her entire life's work?Recorded at The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood, in September 2020.Extinction&nbsp;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.Extinction was written by Hannie RaysonDirected by Martin JarvisProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergSeamus Dever as Harry JewellSarah Drew as Dr. Piper RossDarren Richardson as Andy DixonJoanne Whalley as Professor Heather Dixon-BrownSenior Producer: Anna Lyse EriksonRecording Engineer, Editor and Sound Designer: Neil WogensenSenior Radio Producer: Ronn L
01/04/202141 minutes 5 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Extinction (Part 1)

A zoologist in Australia gets funding to save an endangered species from the very company that threatens its existence. Will this deal with the devil allow her to save the species, or will it&nbsp;destroy her entire life's work?Recorded at The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood, in September 2020.Extinction&nbsp;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.Extinction was written by Hannie RaysonDirected by Martin JarvisProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergSeamus Dever as Harry JewellSarah Drew as Dr. Piper RossDarren Richardson as Andy DixonJoanne Whalley as Professor Heather Dixon-BrownSenior Producer: Anna Lyse EriksonRecording Engineer, Editor and Sound Designer: Neil WogensenSenior Radio Producer: Ronn L
01/04/202158 minutes 53 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Life on Paper Interview with Playwright Kenneth Lin

Hear our conversation with playwright Kenneth Lin. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
21/03/20219 minutes 8 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Life on Paper (Part 2)

One of the world’s wealthiest men has died in a plane crash. The insurance company representing the airline assigns math genius Mitch Bloom to the case to minimize their payout – but Mitch finds himself facing a formidable opponent in Ida Watkins, a small town actuary who challenges his ideas about the value of a human life.Life on Paper&nbsp;is part of L.A. Theatre Works’&nbsp;Relativity Series&nbsp;of science-themed plays. Lead funding for the&nbsp;Relativity Series&nbsp;is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.Life on Paper was written by Kenneth LinDirected by Rosalind AyresProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergKevin Daniels as Ivan BlumenthalSeamus Dever as Mitch BloomSarah Drew as Ida WatkinsMark Jude Sullivan as Michael WatkinsSummer Spiro as Maggie JonesSenior Producer: Anna Lyse EriksonRecord
21/03/202137 minutes 26 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Life on Paper (Part 1)

One of the world’s wealthiest men has died in a plane crash. The insurance company representing the airline assigns math genius Mitch Bloom to the case to minimize their payout – but Mitch finds himself facing a formidable opponent in Ida Watkins, a small town actuary who challenges his ideas about the value of a human life.Life on Paper&nbsp;is part of L.A. Theatre Works’&nbsp;Relativity Series&nbsp;of science-themed plays. Lead funding for the&nbsp;Relativity Series&nbsp;is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.Life on Paper was written by Kenneth LinDirected by Rosalind AyresProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergKevin Daniels as Ivan BlumenthalSeamus Dever as Mitch BloomSarah Drew as Ida WatkinsMark Jude Sullivan as Michael WatkinsSummer Spiro as Maggie JonesSenior Producer: Anna Lyse EriksonRecord
21/03/202152 minutes 42 seconds
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The Relativity Series: The Ruby Sunrise (Part 2)

Hailed by The Boston Globe as “a gem,” The Ruby Sunrise begins when a 1920s tomboy feverishly works to develop her latest invention—a little something called “television.” Twenty-five years later, her daughter will stop at nothing to bring her mother’s incredible story to life during TV’s Golden Age. But will it get the truth it deserves?The Ruby Sunrise 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.Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in March 2007.The Ruby Sunrise was written by Rinne GroffDirected by Brendon FoxProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergAsher Book as Henry/Paul BenjaminKatharine Leonard as Suzie TyroneKate McGregor-Stewart as Lois/Ethel ReedElisabeth
26/02/202136 minutes 48 seconds
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The Relativity Series: The Ruby Sunrise (Part 1)

Hailed by The Boston Globe as “a gem,” The Ruby Sunrise begins when a 1920s tomboy feverishly works to develop her latest invention—a little something called “television.” Twenty-five years later, her daughter will stop at nothing to bring her mother’s incredible story to life during TV’s Golden Age. But will it get the truth it deserves?The Ruby Sunrise 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.Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in March 2007.The Ruby Sunrise was written by Rinne GroffDirected by Brendon FoxProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergAsher Book as Henry/Paul BenjaminKatharine Leonard as Suzie TyroneKate McGregor-Stewart as Lois/Ethel ReedElisabeth
26/02/202151 minutes 51 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Tooth and Claw Bonus Interview with Carol Ann Bassett

A conversation with Carol Ann Bassett, the author of&nbsp;Galápagos at the Crossroads: Pirates, Biologists, Tourists, and Creationists Battle for Darwin’s Cradle of Evolution.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
02/02/202123 minutes 22 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Tooth and Claw Bonus Interview with Michael Hollinger

Tooth and Claw author Michael Hollinger tells us about what inspired him to write the play.Tooth and Claw 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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
02/02/202111 minutes 40 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Tooth and Claw (Part 2)

In an emotional ecosystem as complex as that of our planet, is life nothing more than survival of the fittest? Michael Hollinger based his probing work on the real-life giant tortoise named ‘Lonesome George’, and the efforts to preserve his species that threatened the livelihood of the native fishermen on the Galàpagos Islands.Tooth and Claw 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 Jessica KubzanskyProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergJaime Alvarez as Pedro/ChicoStephanie Beatriz as Ana OrtegaDaniel Chacón as Park Official/Tour Guide/AlbertoRichard Gallegos as Tito/BernardoDaniel Guzman as Gonzalo ReyesJustin Huen as Jorge/ManuelJay Montalvo as Miguel MendozaW. Morgan Sheppard as
02/02/202141 minutes 52 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Tooth and Claw (Part 1)

In an emotional ecosystem as complex as that of our planet, is life nothing more than survival of the fittest? Michael Hollinger based his probing work on the real-life giant tortoise named ‘Lonesome George’, and the efforts to preserve his species that threatened the livelihood of the native fishermen on the Galàpagos Islands. Tooth and Claw&nbsp;is part of L.A. Theatre Works’&nbsp;Relativity Series&nbsp;featuring science-themed plays. Lead funding for the&nbsp;Relativity Series&nbsp;is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.Directed by Jessica KubzanskyProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergJaime Alvarez as Pedro/ChicoStephanie Beatriz as Ana OrtegaDaniel Chacón as Park Official/Tour Guide/AlbertoRichard Gallegos as Tito/BernardoDaniel Guzman as Gonzalo ReyesJustin Huen as Jorge/ManuelJay Montalvo as Miguel MendozaW. Mor
02/02/202141 minutes 12 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Dr. Steven Strogatz Interview for Proof

Hear mathematician Dr. Steven Strogatz talk about Proof in an interview from 2010.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/01/202117 minutes 53 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Dr. Carrie Bearden Interview for Proof

Listen to clinical psychologist Dr. Carrie Bearden talk about Proof in an interview from 2010.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/01/202111 minutes 6 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Proof (Part 2)

An enigmatic young woman. A manipulative sister. Their brilliant father. An unexpected suitor. One life-altering question. The search for the truth behind a mysterious mathematical proof is the perplexing problem in David Auburn’s dynamic play. Proof won both a Tony Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.Proof 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 Jenny SullivanProducing Director: Susan Albert LoewenbergAnne Heche as CatherineJeremy Sisto as HalRobert Foxworth as RobertKaitlin Hopkins as ClaireSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy a
12/01/202144 minutes 55 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Proof (Part 1)

An enigmatic young woman. A manipulative sister. Their brilliant father. An unexpected suitor. One life-altering question. The search for the truth behind a mysterious mathematical proof is the perplexing problem in David Auburn’s dynamic play.&nbsp;Proof&nbsp;won both a&nbsp;Tony Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.Proof&nbsp;is part of L.A. Theatre Works’&nbsp;Relativity Series&nbsp;featuring science-themed plays. Lead funding for the&nbsp;Relativity Series&nbsp;is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.Directed by&nbsp;Jenny SullivanAnne Heche&nbsp;as CatherineJeremy Sisto&nbsp;as HalRobert Foxworth&nbsp;as RobertKaitlin Hopkins&nbsp;as ClaireSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="htt
12/01/202149 minutes 39 seconds
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The Relativity Series Bonus Episode: Interview with Robert John Russell for End Days

Listen to our conversation about End Days with Robert John Russell, founder and Director of the&nbsp;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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
25/09/202030 minutes 50 seconds
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The Relativity Series: End Days (Part 2)

In Deborah Zoe Laufer’s&nbsp;End Days,&nbsp;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&nbsp;is part of L.A. Theatre Works’&nbsp;Relativity Series&nbsp;featuring science-themed plays. Lead funding for the&nbsp;Relativity Series&nbsp;is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.Directed by&nbsp;Michael Hackett;Producing Director: Susan Albert Loewenberg;Josh Clark&nbsp;as Jesus/Stephen Hawking;Shannon Cochran&nbsp;as Sylvia Stein;Dane DeHaan&nbsp;as Nelson Steinberg;Arye Gross&nbsp;as Arthur Stein;Kenneth Houston&n
25/09/202043 minutes 26 seconds
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The Relativity Series: End Days (Part 1)

In Deborah Zoe Laufer’s&nbsp;End Days,&nbsp;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&nbsp;is part of L.A. Theatre Works’&nbsp;Relativity Series&nbsp;featuring science-themed plays. Lead funding for the&nbsp;Relativity Series&nbsp;is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.Directed by&nbsp;Michael Hackett;Producing Director: Susan Albert Loewenberg;Josh Clark&nbsp;as Jesus/Stephen Hawking;Shannon Cochran&nbsp;as Sylvia Stein;Dane DeHaan&nbsp;as Nelson Steinberg;Arye Gross&nbsp;as Arthur Stein;Kenneth Houston&n
25/09/202054 minutes 41 seconds
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Of One Blood

David Schwimmer stars in Andrew White’s&nbsp;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/WomanSee Privacy Policy at <a href="htt
15/09/20201 hour 25 minutes 1 second
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Are You Now or Have You Ever Been? (Part 2)

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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
28/08/202030 minutes 2 seconds
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Are You Now or Have You Ever Been? (Part 1)

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?"&nbsp;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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-m
28/08/202056 minutes 50 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Fake (Part 2)

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&nbsp;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 BillingsSee Privac
15/07/202047 minutes 35 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Fake (Part 1)

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 BillingsSee
15/07/202057 minutes 30 seconds
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Stick Fly (Part 2)

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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-
01/07/202053 minutes 46 seconds
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Stick Fly (Part 1)

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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-
01/07/202054 minutes 55 seconds
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Dinah Was (Part 2)

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/DJSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/pri
10/06/202052 minutes 5 seconds
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Dinah Was (Part 1)

In a white fur coat, Dinah Washington sits on her luggage outside a Las Vegas hotel. It’s 1959—the legendary star can’t&nbsp;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/DJSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.co
10/06/202052 minutes 34 seconds
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The Divine Sister (Part 2)

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/TimothySee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
02/06/202028 minutes 59 seconds
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The Divine Sister Bonus: A Conversation with Charles Busch and Carl Andress

Listen in as we talk with playwright/star Charles Busch and director Carl Andress.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
02/06/202015 minutes 40 seconds
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The Divine Sister (Part 1)

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/TimothySee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
02/06/20201 hour 2 minutes 47 seconds
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The Relativity Series: The Explorers Club (Part 2)

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 a
19/05/202042 minutes 15 seconds
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The Relativity Series: The Explorers Club (Part 1)

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
19/05/202050 minutes 26 seconds
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Mizlansky/Zilinsky (Part 2)

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&nbsp;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 HartSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info" rel="noopener nore
05/05/202055 minutes 34 seconds
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Mizlansky/Zilinsky (Part 1)

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&nbsp;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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-i
05/05/202051 minutes 12 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Behind the Sheet (Part 2)

In 1840’s Alabama, a slave-owning doctor performs medical experiments on involuntary subjects – his slaves. As the experiments proceed, the enslaved women realize their survival will depend on learning to trust each other.&nbsp;Behind the Sheet by Charly Evon Simpson was directed by Rosalind Ayres and Inger Tudor, and stars Monica McSwain, Matthew Floyd Miller, Dominique Morriseau, Larry Powell, Devon Sorvari, Jasmine St. Clair, Josh Stamberg Danielle Truitt and Karen Malina White. Narration performed by Inger Tudor.Behind the Sheet 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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="http
27/03/202033 minutes 13 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Behind the Sheet (Part 1)

In 1840’s Alabama, a slave-owning doctor performs medical experiments on involuntary subjects – his slaves. As the experiments proceed, the enslaved women realize their survival will depend on learning to trust each other.&nbsp;Behind the Sheet by Charly Evon Simpson was directed by Rosalind Ayres and Inger Tudor, and stars Monica McSwain, Matthew Floyd Miller, Dominique Morriseau, Larry Powell, Devon Sorvari, Jasmine St. Clair, Josh Stamberg Danielle Truitt and Karen Malina White. Narration performed by Inger Tudor.Behind the Sheet 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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href
27/03/202058 minutes 57 seconds
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Setting the Stage for Learning

If you're an educator using online learning, we're offering free streaming of 25 plays that can help you in your virtual classroom. FInd out more at latw.org and click on the Education tab. Be well and stay safe.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
26/03/202042 seconds
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The Relativity Series Bonus Episode: Pamela Bjorkman for Photograph 51

Listen to our interivew with Cal Tech's Pamela BjorkmanPhotograph 51 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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
27/09/201922 minutes 14 seconds
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The Relativity Series Bonus Episode: Brenda Maddox for Photograph 51

Listen to our interview with Rosalind Franklin biographer Brenda Maddox.Photograph 51 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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
27/09/20199 minutes 42 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Photograph 51 (Part 2)

Rosalind Franklin's more famous contemporaries Watson and Krick took all the kudos for the discovery of the molecule’s double helix structure - yet it was Franklin’s skill with X-ray diffraction that first uncovered what’s called “the secret of life.”Photograph 51 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.Written by Anna Ziegler. Directed by Michael Hackett. Producing Director Susan Albert Loewenberg. Starring Miriam Margolyes as Rosalind Franklin. Also starring Matthew Arkin, Maxwell Caulfield, Jon Matthews, Darren Richardson, and Nick Toren.&nbsp;Sound Designer, Recording Engineer and Mixer: Mark Holden for The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood. Editor: Wes Dewberry. Foley Artist: Theresa ArrisonSee Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener noreferrer" tar
27/09/201943 minutes 15 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Photograph 51 (Part 1)

Rosalind Franklin's more famous contemporaries Watson and Krick took all the kudos for the discovery of the molecule’s double helix structure - yet it was Franklin’s skill with X-ray diffraction that first uncovered what’s called “the secret of life.”Photograph 51 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.Written by Anna Ziegler. Directed by Michael Hackett. Producing Director Susan Albert Loewenberg. Starring Miriam Margolyes as Rosalind Franklin. Also starring Matthew Arkin, Maxwell Caulfield, Jon Matthews, Darren Richardson, and Nick Toren.Sound Designer, Recording Engineer and Mixer: Mark Holden for The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood. Editor: Wes Dewberry. Foley Artist: Theresa ArrisonSee Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener nor
27/09/201946 minutes 52 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Please Continue (Part 2)

Based on the true story of renowned social psychologist Stanley Milgram, Frank Basloe's "Please Continue" recounts the infamous obedience experiments at Yale in the 1960s. In that study, participants were asked to administer strong electric shocks to a subject who gave the wrong answer to a question, not knowing that the shocks were fake, and they were the real subject of the study."Please Continue" is part of L.A. Theatre Works’ Relativity Series of science-themed plays. Lead funding for the Relativity Series is provided&nbsp;by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.Recorded at The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood in October 2018.Directed by Rosalind Ayres. Producing Director Susan Albert Loewenberg. Starring Tara Lynne Barr, Will Brittain, Jake Green, Taj Jegaraj, Rob Morrow, James Scully, Mark Jude Sullivan, Matthew Wolf.Associate Artistic Director, Anna Lyse Erikson. Mixed by Mark Holden for The Invisible S
17/06/201948 minutes 38 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Please Continue (Part 1)

Based on the true story of renowned social psychologist Stanley Milgram, Frank Basloe's "Please Continue" recounts the infamous obedience experiments at Yale in the 1960s. In that study, participants were asked to administer strong electric shocks to a subject who gave the wrong answer to a question, not knowing that the shocks were fake, and they were the real subject of the study."Please Continue" is part of L.A. Theatre Works’ Relativity Series of science-themed plays. Lead funding for the Relativity Series is provided&nbsp;by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.Recorded at The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood in October 2018.Directed by Rosalind Ayres. Producing Director Susan Albert Loewenberg. Starring Tara Lynne Barr, Will Brittain, Jake Green, Taj Jegaraj, Rob Morrow, James Scully, Mark Jude Sullivan, Matthew Wolf.Associate Artistic Director, Anna Lyse Erikson. Mixed by Mark Holden for The Invisible S
17/06/201950 minutes 44 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Moving Bodies (Part 2)

From his role in the development of the atomic bomb to his controversial testimony at the Challenger disaster hearings, Richard Feynman casts a long shadow across the worlds of physics and math. He was also fond of pulling practical jokes and playing the bongos. Through playwright Arthur Giron's eyes, we see how Feynman became one of the most important scientists of our time.Moving Bodies&nbsp;by Arthur Giron. Directed by Rosalind Ayres. Susan Albert Loewenberg, Producing Director. Starring Alfred Molina as Richard Feynman. Also starring Emily Bergl, Jessica Chastain, Jill Gascoine, Matt Gaydos, Harry Groener, Arye Gross, Kathryn Hahn, Mark Harelik, Katherine Leonard, Mary McGowan, Alec Medlock, Jenny O’Hara, Raphael Sbarge, Joe Spano, and John Vickery. Recording Engineer, Sound Designer and Mixer, Mark Holden.Moving Bodies&nbsp;is part of L.A. Theatre Works' Relativity Series of science-themed plays. Lead funding for the Relativity Se
31/05/201935 minutes 55 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Moving Bodies (Part 1)

From his role in the development of the atomic bomb to his controversial testimony at the Challenger disaster hearings, Richard Feynman casts a long shadow across the worlds of physics and math. He was also fond of pulling practical jokes and playing the bongos. Through playwright Arthur Giron's eyes, we see how Feynman became one of the most important scientists of our time.Moving Bodies by Arthur Giron. Directed by Rosalind Ayres. Susan Albert Loewenberg, Producing Director. Starring Alfred Molina as Richard Feynman. Also starring Emily Bergl, Jessica Chastain, Jill Gascoine, Matt Gaydos, Harry Groener, Arye Gross, Kathryn Hahn, Mark Harelik, Katherine Leonard, Mary McGowan, Alec Medlock, Jenny O’Hara, Raphael Sbarge, Joe Spano, and John Vickery. Recording Engineer, Sound Designer and Mixer, Mark Holden.Moving Bodies is part of L.A. Theatre Works' Relativity Series of science-themed plays. Lead funding for the Relativity Series is pr
31/05/20191 hour 7 minutes 49 seconds
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The Relativity Series Bonus Episode: Interview with Dava Sobel

A conversation with Dava Sobel, author of And the Sun Stood Still. Her books include The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars, and The Planets, among many others. Read more about her life and work on her website. And the Sun Stood Still is part of L.A. Theatre Works’&nbsp;Relativity Series&nbsp;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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
25/03/201925 minutes 43 seconds
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The Relativity Series: And the Sun Stood Still (Part 2)

Dava Sobel’s thoughtful play brings to life the story of Nicolaus Copernicus, the Renaissance astronomer and mathematician who proposed the heliocentric model of the universe in which the Sun stands at the center. Plagued by self-doubt and threatened by religious censure, Copernicus resisted the publication of his work until just before his death in 1543.&nbsp;Starring Robert Foxworth as Copernicus, Gregory Harrison as Giese, Michael Kirby as Rheticus, Kate Steele as Anna, and John Vickery as Bishop Dantiscus. Directed by Rosalind Ayres.And the Sun Stood Still&nbsp;is part of L.A. Theatre Works’&nbsp;Relativity Series&nbsp;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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Noti
25/03/201932 minutes 11 seconds
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The Relativity Series: And the Sun Stood Still (Part 1)

Dava Sobel’s thoughtful play brings to life the story of Nicolaus Copernicus, the Renaissance astronomer and mathematician who proposed the heliocentric model of the universe in which the Sun stands at the center. Plagued by self-doubt and threatened by religious censure, Copernicus resisted the publication of his work until just before his death in 1543.&nbsp;Starring Robert Foxworth as Copernicus, Gregory Harrison as Giese, Michael Kirby as Rheticus, Kate Steele as Anna, and John Vickery as Bishop Dantiscus. Directed by Rosalind Ayres.And the Sun Stood Still&nbsp;is part of L.A. Theatre Works’&nbsp;Relativity Series&nbsp;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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Noti
25/03/201955 minutes 4 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Lucy Bonus Episode with Dr. Daniel Geschwind

Damien Atkins' play "Lucy" presents a challenging portrait of how a family deals with autism. To gain more insight, we interviewed noted autism researcher Dr. Daniel Geschwind. He holds the Gordon and Virginia MacDonald Distinguished Chair in Human Genetics and is a professor of Neurology and Psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine. He is director of the Neurogenetics Program and the Center for Autism Research and Treatment (CART) and co-director of the Center for Neurobehavioral Genetics.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
19/03/201920 minutes 8 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Lucy (Part 2)

Vivian has spent her adult life traveling the world as an anthropologist. When her estranged husband gives up custody of their autistic daughter Lucy, Vivan faces a daunting challenge to become a responsible parent while dealing with her daughter's condition."Lucy" by Damien Atkins stars Roxanne Hart as Vivian, Lucy DeVito as Lucy, Geoffrey Lower as Gavin, Sarah Rafferty as Julia, and Rafael Sbarge as Morris. Directed by Michael Hackett.The Relativity Series is generously supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
19/03/201943 minutes 4 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Lucy (Part 1)

Vivian has spent her adult life traveling the world as an anthropologist. When her estranged husband gives up custody of their autistic daughter Lucy, Vivan faces a daunting challenge to become a responsible parent while dealing with her daughter's condition. "Lucy" by Damien Atkins stars Roxanne Hart as Vivian, Lucy DeVito as Lucy, Geoffrey Lower as Gavin, Sarah Rafferty as Julia, and Rafael Sbarge as Morris. Directed by Michael Hackett.The Relativity Series is generously supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
19/03/20191 hour 3 minutes 23 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Intelligence-Slave

Deep in a salt mine, a prisoner of war creates a world-changing device. During World War II, a young Austrian engineer named Curt Herzstark was in the midst of perfecting his invention – the Curta calculator – when he was taken into custody by the Nazis. Somehow – some way – he never gave up. And the protoype of what became the hand held calculator was born."Intelligence-Slave" by Kenneth Lin stars: Garret Dillahunt as Herman Pister, Joe Spano as Fritz Englehard, Josh Stamberg as Curt Herzstark, Nick Toren as Bruno Clemens, Daniel Stewart as Finn Frey, and Matthew Wolf as the recorded voice of the German boy. Directed by Matt August.LATW's Relativity Series of science-themed plays is generously supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="http
23/02/20191 hour 10 minutes 17 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Secret Order (Part 2)

William Shumway thinks he may have found a cure for cancer - but his budding discovery needs more work. When an unethical mentor forces him to publish his results prematurely, who's going to pay if the drug trials fail?Secret Order by Bob Clyman stars Will McCormack as William Shumway, Angela Goethals as Alice Ceriton, Richard Schiff as Robert Brock, and George Segal as Saul Roth. Directed by Gordon Hunt.The Relativity Series is generously funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
14/02/201951 minutes 58 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Secret Order (Part 1)

William Shumway thinks he may have found a cure for cancer - but his budding discovery needs more work. When an unethical mentor forces him to publish his results prematurely, who's going to pay if the drug trials fail?Secret Order by Bob Clyman stars Will McCormack as William Shumway, Angela Goethals as Alice Ceriton, Richard Schiff as Robert Brock, and George Segal as Saul Roth. Directed by Gordon Hunt.The Relativity Series is generously funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
14/02/201954 minutes 32 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Donny's Brain Interview with Dr. David Hovda

To give us more insight into the science behind "Donny's Brain," Producing Director Susan Loewenberg spoke with Dr. David Hovda, Director of the UCLA Brain Injury Research Center.&nbsp;See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
02/02/201934 minutes 5 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Donny's Brain (Part 2 )

As a result of a brain injury sustained in a car crash, Donny wakes up in the hospital thinking his life is the same as it was three years ago.&nbsp;How will he ever navigate his strange new world?"Donny's Brain" by Rona Munro stars Jared Harris as Donny, Siobhán Hewlett as Trish, Sophie Winkleman as Emma, Paul Fox as Al, and Moira Quirk as Flea. Directed by Martin Jarvis.The Relativity Series is generously supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
02/02/201936 minutes 1 second
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The Relativity Series: Donny's Brain (Part 1)

As a result of a brain injury sustained in a car crash, Donny wakes up in the hospital thinking his life is the same as it was three years ago.&nbsp;How will he ever navigate his strange new world?"Donny's Brain" by Rona Munro stars Jared Harris as Donny, Siobhán Hewlett as Trish, Sophie Winkleman as Emma, Paul Fox as Al, and Moira Quirk as Flea. Directed by Martin Jarvis.The Relativity Series is generously supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
02/02/201954 minutes 12 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Spill (Part 2)

In April of 2010, British Petroleum gave orders to speed up production on its colossal drilling rig, the Deepwater Horizon. Despite the objections of many on the rig, safety measures were ignored or overlooked. On April 20th, the Deepwater Horizon exploded. Eleven men paid the ultimate price, and countless thousands who call the Gulf Coast home found their lives irrevocably altered.Based on actual interviews and testimony, Leigh Fondakowski has created a chilling and intimate look at the people and ecosystem affected by the incident.Spill by Leigh Fondakowski. Starring Elisa Bocanegra as Arleen Weise, Andrea Fleytas; Gilbert Glenn Brown as Obama, Jorey Danos, Christopher Pleasant; Nicholas Hormann as Bob Bea, Pat O'Bryan, Gary Bartholemy, Wyman Wheeler; Travis Johns as Keith Jones, Steve Bertone, Jonathan Henderson; Jane Kaczmarek as Narrator, Lillian Miller; James Morrison as Bill Anderson, Randy Ezell, Billy Nungesser; Darren Richardson as T
25/01/201948 minutes 22 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Spill (Part 1)

In April of 2010, British Petroleum gave orders to speed up production on its colossal drilling rig, the Deepwater Horizon. Despite the objections of many on the rig, safety measures were ignored or overlooked. On April 20th, the Deepwater Horizon exploded. Eleven men paid the ultimate price, and countless thousands who call the Gulf Coast home found their lives irrevocably altered.Based on actual interviews and testimony, Leigh Fondakowski has created a chilling and intimate look at the people and ecosystem affected by the incident.Spill by Leigh Fondakowski. Starring Elisa Bocanegra as Arleen Weise, Andrea Fleytas; Gilbert Glenn Brown as Obama, Jorey Danos, Christopher Pleasant; Nicholas Hormann as Bob Bea, Pat O'Bryan, Gary Bartholemy, Wyman Wheeler; Travis Johns as Keith Jones, Steve Bertone, Jonathan Henderson; Jane Kaczmarek as Narrator, Lillian Miller; James Morrison as Bill Anderson, Randy Ezell, Billy Nungesser; Darren Richardson as T
25/01/201953 minutes 2 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Lenin's Embalmers

Their mission: preserve Lenin's body for all time. Or else. In 1924, two Russian scientists have to race against time to preserve Lenin's body so it can be on display - forever. Playwright Vern Thiessen gives us his version of these real life events in Lenin’s Embalmers. It’s a dark comedy, a look at scientific ingenuity, and a study of the absurdity of life under Stalin.&nbsp;Starring JD Cullum as Vlad, Simon Helberg as Boris, Gregory Harrison as Lenin, Jon Matthews as Krasin, Rufus Sewell as Stalin, John Sloan as Agent 2, Mark Jude Sullivan as Agent 1, and Jocelyn Towne as Nadia. Directed by Martin Jarvis.L.A. Theatre Works' Relativity Series is presented with the generous support of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/
17/01/20191 hour 13 minutes 5 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Copenhagen (Part 2)

As World War 2 raged in Europe, Werner Heisenberg - head of the budding German nuclear program - met with his former mentor Niels Bohr, the brilliant physicist who opposed the Nazis.While we don’t know for&nbsp;surewhat went on, we can thank the brilliant playwright Michael Frayn for this powerful speculation about their meeting, with Bohr’s wife Margrethe joining them to guide us through their memories of the encounter.Copenhagen by Michael Frayn.Starring Alfred Molina as Niels Bohr, David Krumholtz as Werner Heisenberg, and Shannon Cochran as Margrethe Bohr. Directed by Martin Jarvis.L.A. Theatre Works' Relativity Series is presented with the generous support of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/priva
10/01/201956 minutes 47 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Copenhagen (Part 1)

As World War 2 raged in Europe, Werner Heisenberg - head of the budding German nuclear program - met with his former mentor Niels Bohr, the brilliant physicist who opposed the Nazis.While we don’t know for sure what went on, we can thank the brilliant playwright Michael Frayn for this powerful speculation about their meeting, with Bohr’s wife Margrethe joining them to guide us through their memories of the encounter. Copenhagen by Michael Frayn. Starring Alfred Molina as Niels Bohr, David Krumholtz as Werner Heisenberg, and Shannon Cochran as Margrethe Bohr. Directed by Martin Jarvis.L.A. Theatre Works' Relativity Series is presented with the generous support of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy
10/01/20191 hour 9 minutes 17 seconds
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The Relativity Series: An Enemy of the People (Part 2)

In a town dependent on its natural spa baths for income, what happens when the waters become dangerously polluted? Henrik Ibsen tackled a scientific, ethical, and all-too-modern economic dilemma in "An Enemy of the People," in a translation by Rebecca Lenkiewicz. DIrected by Martin Jarvis. Producing Director, Susan Loewenberg.Starring Rosalind Ayres as Catherine Stockman, Gregory Harrison as Peter Stockman, Richard Kind as Dr. Thomas Stockman, Alan Mandell as Morten Kill, Jon Matthews as Billing, Alan Shearman as Captain Horster, Josh Stamberg as Hovstad, Emily Swallow as Petra, and Tom Virtue as Aslaksen.Starring Rosalind Ayres, Gregory Harrison, Richard Kind, Alan Mandell, Jon Matthews, Alan Shearman, Josh Stamberg, Emily Swallow, and Tom Virtue.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info"
02/01/201955 minutes 37 seconds
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The Relativity Series: An Enemy of the People (Part 1)

In a town dependent on its natural spa baths for income, what happens when the waters become dangerously polluted? Henrik Ibsen tackled an all-too-modern scientific, ethical, and economic dilemma in "An Enemy of the People," in a translation by Rebecca Lenkiewicz. DIrected by Martin Jarvis. Producing Director, Susan Loewenberg.L.A. Theatre Works' Relativity Series is presented with the generous support of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world.Starring Rosalind Ayres as Catherine Stockman, Gregory Harrison as Peter Stockman, Richard Kind as Dr. Thomas Stockman, Alan Mandell as Morten Kill, Jon Matthews as Billing, Alan Shearman as Captain Horster, Josh Stamberg as Hovstad, Emily Swallow as Petra, and Tom Virtue as Aslaksen.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://
02/01/201944 minutes 13 seconds
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Steel Magnolias | Part 4

The concluding episode of Robert Harling’s timeless story about friendship and strength in the face of adversity. Starring Frances Fisher, Jeanie Hackett, Shannon Holt, Amy Pietz, Brittany Snow, and Jocelyn Towne. Directed by Jessica Kubzansky.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
15/03/201820 minutes 51 seconds
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Steel Magnolias | Part 3

Shelby’s got a healthy baby boy, despite being born three months premature. While Shelby seems to be doing well, the sudden revelation of a new health crisis sends shock waves through the group. Starring Frances Fisher, Jeanie Hackett, Shannon Holt, Amy Pietz, Brittany Snow, and Jocelyn Towne. Directed by Jessica Kubzansky.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
08/03/201833 minutes 1 second
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Steel Magnolias | Part 2

Shelby’s got big news –she’s pregnant. This delights the group of ladies getting ready for the holiday, except for Shelby’s mother M’lynn, who’s concerned her daughter’s diabetes will cause dangerous complications during the pregnancy. Starring Frances Fisher, Jeanie Hackett, Shannon Holt, Amy Pietz, Brittany Snow, and Jocelyn Towne. Directed by Jessica Kubzansky.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
01/03/201824 minutes 15 seconds
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Steel Magnolias | Part 1

t’s a big day at Truvy’s Beauty Salon. Truvy’s hired a mysterious new&nbsp;assistant named Annelle, and the ladies at the salon simply must discover her secrets. But that investigative work will have to take a back seat to the main event, Shelby’s wedding day, which is almost derailed when the diabetic bride-to-be suffers from a sudden attack of low blood sugar. Starring Frances Fisher, Jeanie Hackett, Shannon Holt, Amy Pietz, Brittany Snow, and Jocelyn Towne. Directed by Jessica Kubzansky.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
22/02/201845 minutes 10 seconds
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Things You Shouldn’t Say Past Midnight (Part 3)

It’s time to get Gene’s brother on the phone to solve everyone’s sexual crises. Gene a psychiatrist who has a few issues of his own, especially when it comes to men old enough to be his grandfather.Things You Shouldn’t Say Past Midnight&nbsp;by Peter Ackerman&nbsp;stars&nbsp;Jeffrey Donovan, Richard Kind, Mandy Siegfried, Alan Mandell, Clea Lewis,&nbsp;and&nbsp;Joey Slotnick. Directed by Gordon Hunt.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
15/02/201837 minutes 44 seconds
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Things You Shouldn’t Say Past Midnight (Part 2)

Gene’s&nbsp;a hit man, and Grace gets&nbsp;very&nbsp;excited at the thought of sleeping with a gangster. Their late night tryst gets interrupted when Grace’s friend Nancy comes over to talk about a big problem with her boyfriend Ben.&nbsp;Things You Shouldn’t Say Past Midnight&nbsp;by Peter Ackerman stars Jeffrey Donovan as Gene, and Clea Lewis as Grace. Also starring Mandy Siegfried, Joey Slotnick, Richard Kind, and Alan Mandell. Directed by Gordon Hunt.&nbsp;See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
08/02/201826 minutes 34 seconds
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Things You Shouldn’t Say Past Midnight (Part 1)

Get ready for a&nbsp;raucous, profane, hilarious ride through multiple bedrooms, dealing with words you scream in the heat of passion that you just might regret – even if they’re true.Peter Ackerman’s&nbsp;Things You Shouldn’t Say Past Midnight&nbsp;stars Mandy Siegfried as Nancy and Joey Slotnick as Ben.&nbsp;Later episodes star&nbsp;Jeffrey Donovan, Richard Kind, Alan Mandell, and Clea Lewis.&nbsp;Directed by Gordon Hunt.&nbsp;See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
01/02/201818 minutes 45 seconds
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The Heiress | Part 4

Catherine (Amy Irving) discovers surprising new strength in light of her relationship with Morris (Chris Noth). The Heiress by Ruth and Augustus Goetz, based on the novel Washington Square by Henry James. Directed by Nick Olcott.Our thanks to ZipRecruiter – Learn how to hire smarter and get a free trial when you visit them at&nbsp;ziprecruiter.com/theatreSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
25/01/201837 minutes 6 seconds
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The Heiress | Part 3

As Catherine (Amy Irving) and Morris (Chris Noth) plan to elope, she tells him her inheritance is now at risk. Will that news keep Morris from showing up at the appointed hour of their escape? The Heiress by Ruth and Augustus Goetz, based on the novel Washington Square by Henry James.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
18/01/201828 minutes 2 seconds
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The Heiress | Part 2

Catherine Sloper (Amy Irving) has shocking news to tell her father – she’s engaged to the dashing Morris Townsend (Chris Noth). But Dad’s certain Morris is a gold-digger, and he tries to “cure” Catherine of her obsession. The Heiress by Ruth and Augustus Goetz, based on the novel Washington Square by Henry James.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/01/201830 minutes 39 seconds
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The Heiress | Part 1

Morris Townsend (Chris Noth) is handsome, charming, and broke. Catherine Sloper (Amy Irving) is wealthy, naïve, and desperate for romance. Is he a love-struck suitor or a fortune hunter stalking his prey?The Heiress by Ruth and Augustus Goetz, based on the novel Washington Square by Henry James. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
04/01/201839 minutes 43 seconds
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Fabulation, or the Re-Education of Undine | Part 4

In the concluding episode, Undine discovers a shocking secret about her family while she prepares to give birth. Fabulation, or the Re-Education of Undine by Lynn Nottage stars Charlayne Woodard. Directed by Stuart K. Robinson. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
28/12/201725 minutes 35 seconds
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Fabulation, or the Re-Education of Undine | Part 3

Undine causes a scene at a social services office after a condescending clerk sends her into a rage. She later finds out her pregnancy is further along than she thought, so having an abortion is out of the question. Will she ever find her way back to the life she knew? Fabulation, or the Re-Education of Undine by Lynn Nottage stars Charlayne Woodard. Directed by Stuart K. Robinson. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
21/12/201731 minutes 59 seconds
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Fabulation, or the Re-Education of Undine | Part 2

Undine, now broke and pregnant, has done the unthinkable – she’s moved back in with her family. And if that weren’t bad enough, she gets busted while running an errand for her grandmother. Fabulation, or the Re-Education of Undine by Lynn Nottage stars Charlayne Woodard. Directed by Stuart K. Robinson. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
14/12/201739 minutes 18 seconds
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Fabulation, or the Re-Education of Undine | Part 1

From Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage comes the story of Undine Barnes, a self-absorbed publicist whose calculated ignorance fails to protect her from a sudden reversal of fortune. Fabulation, or the Re-Education of Undine by Lynn Nottage stars Charlayne Woodard. Directed by Stuart K. Robinson. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
07/12/201728 minutes 30 seconds
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Molly Sweeney | Part 4

Will Molly ever find happiness in a world of light and vision? Molly Sweeney by Brian Friel, starring Jenny Bacon, Robert Brueler, and Rick Snyder. Directed by Kyle Donnely. Co-produced with the Steppenwolf Theatre Company.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
30/11/201737 minutes 23 seconds
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Molly Sweeney | Part 3

The new torrent of sensory input is taking its toll on Molly’s spirit. Molly Sweeney by Brian Friel, starring Jenny Bacon, Robert Brueler, and Rick Snyder. Directed by Kyle Donnely. Co-produced with the Steppenwolf Theatre Company.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
23/11/201733 minutes 35 seconds
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Molly Sweeney | Part 2

Molly, her husband, and her eye surgeon reminisce about important events that led them to this crucial moment. Molly Sweeney by Brian Friel, starring Molly Sweeney by Brian Friel, starring Jenny Bacon, Robert Brueler, and Rick Snyder. Directed by Kyle Donnely. Co-produced with the Steppenwolf Theatre Company.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
16/11/201728 minutes 34 seconds
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Molly Sweeney | Part 1

Molly’s been blind since infancy but she’s learned to navigate her sightless world with ease. If she undergoes a risky operation to restore her sight, will she really be better off? Molly Sweeney by Brian Friel, starring Jenny Bacon, Robert Brueler, and Rick Snyder. Directed by Kyle Donnely. Co-produced with the Steppenwolf Theatre Company.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
09/11/201737 minutes 49 seconds
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Agnes of God | Part 3

Dr Livingstone becomes convinced of Agnes’s innocence, while the Mother Superior reveals a surprising family connection. Agnes of God by John Pielmeier, starring Barbara Bain as Mother Superior, Emily Bergl as Agnes, and Harriet Harris as Dr. Martha Livingstone. Directed by Nancy Malone.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
02/11/201735 minutes 7 seconds
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Agnes of God | Part 2

The Mother Superior and Dr. Livingstone argue over Agnes’s guilt. Will hypnosis unlock the secrets of this shocking murder? Agnes of God by John Pielmeier, starring Barbara Bain as Mother Superior, Emily Bergl as Agnes, and Harriet Harris as Dr. Martha Livingstone. Directed by Nancy Malone.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
26/10/201734 minutes 15 seconds
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Agnes of God | Part 1

A young nun is accused of strangling her baby. She claims the father is God, and she has no recollection of the murder. Is she clinically insane – a clever liar - or is there something else at work? Agnes of God by John Pielmeier, starring Barbara Bain as Mother Superior, Emily Bergl as Agnes, and Harriet Harris as Dr. Martha Livingstone. Directed by Nancy Malone.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
19/10/201728 minutes 58 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Completeness (Part 4)

Elliot (Jason Ritter) and Molly (Mandy Siegfried) face big decisions about their research and their future. Completeness 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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
15/06/201728 minutes 55 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Completeness (Part 3)

Things look bleak - Elliot (Jason Ritter) confesses to Molly (Mandy Siegfried) his first reaction to romance is a “heavy choking sadness.” Also starring Mia Barron and André Sogliuzzo. Completeness 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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
08/06/201726 minutes 2 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Completeness (Part 2)

Molly (Mandy Siegfried) and Elliot (Jason Ritter) take their research project to the next level, and that brings up old flames, past hurts, plenty of uncertainty. Also starring Mia Barron and André Sogliuzzo. Completeness 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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
01/06/201733 minutes 12 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Completeness (Part 1)

Jason Ritter and Mandy Siegfried star in Itamar Moses’ comedy about two young scientists facing complications in their research and their romantic lives. Also starring Mia Barron and André Sogliuzzo. Completeness 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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
25/05/201728 minutes 32 seconds
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Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers | Part 3

Listen to real-life journalists and political figures talk about the Pentagon Papers’ history and the vital role of a free press in a democracy. The panelists include former Nixon White House Counsel John Dean, journalist Carl Bernstein, and the man who leaked the top secret documents, Daniel Ellsberg. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
18/05/201738 minutes 31 seconds
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Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers | Part 2

After the Washington Post makes its fateful decision, they face off against the US government in an epic court battle. Written byGeoffrey Cowan and LeRoy Aarons, and starring Susan Sullivan, John Heard, Gregory Harrison, and John Getz. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
18/05/201748 minutes 50 seconds
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Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers | Part 1

Attacks on the media are nothing new: in 1971, the US government tried to shut down the publication of a top secret study indicating the United States could never win the war in Vietnam. “Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers” dramatizes a key moment in the history of freedom of the press. Written by Geoffrey Cowan and LeRoy Aarons, and starring Susan Sullivan, John Heard, Gregory Harrison, and John Getz.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/05/201741 minutes 52 seconds
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This Is Our Youth | Part 4

Mark Ruffalo, Josh Hamilton and Missy Yager star in This is Our Youth by Kenneth Lonergan, the writer and director of Manchester by the Sea. All of the deals Dennis haven’t turned out as planned, and Warren finally decides what to do with the stolen money. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in March of 2009.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
04/05/201729 minutes 23 seconds
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This Is Our Youth | Part 3

Mark Ruffalo, Josh Hamilton and Missy Yager star in This is Our Youth by Kenneth Lonergan, the writer and director of Manchester by the Sea. Warren and Jessica have had a crazy, extravagant night on the town, while Dennis tries to score big by selling Warren’s prized collectibles. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in March of 2009.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
27/04/201732 minutes 17 seconds
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This Is Our Youth | Part 2

Mark Ruffalo, Josh Hamilton and Missy Yager star in This is Our Youth by Kenneth Lonergan, the writer and director of Manchester by the Sea. Dennis has gone out to make a drug deal, while Warren and his crush Jessica have an awkward, stoned encounter. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in March of 2009. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
20/04/201739 minutes 15 seconds
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This Is Our Youth | Part 1

Mark Ruffalo, Josh Hamilton and Missy Yager star in This is Our Youth by Kenneth Lonergan, the writer and director of Manchester by the Sea. Warren’s just been thrown out of his house, and he stole a briefcase full of money from his dad. What will Warren and his friend Dennis do with all the cash? Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in March of 2009. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
13/04/201733 minutes 12 seconds
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The Motherfu**er With The Hat (Part 4)

Julio and Jackie decide to stage an “intervention” that turns ugly in Ralph’s apartment. Starring the original Broadway cast: Chris Rock, Bobby Cannavale, Annabella Sciorra, Yul Vazquez, and Elizabeth Rodriguez. Directed by Jace Alexander and written by Stephen Adly Guirgis. Recorded before a live audience at the UCLA James Bridges Theater in January 2013.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
06/04/201729 minutes 44 seconds
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The Motherfu**er With The Hat (Part 3)

Jackie discovers the true identity of the title character and it’s driving him crazy. Starring the original Broadway cast: Chris Rock, Bobby Cannavale, Annabella Sciorra, Yul Vazquez, and Elizabeth Rodriguez. Directed by Jace Alexander and written by Stephen Adly Guirgis. Recorded before a live audience at the UCLA James Bridges Theater in January 2013.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
30/03/201728 minutes 1 second
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The Motherfu**er With The Hat (Part 2)

Jackie’s convinced Veronica’s been sleeping with her downstairs neighbor, so he confronts the guy and shows him who’s boss –but it turns out Jackie’s got the wrong guy with the wrong hat – so just who has Veronica been messing around with? Starring the original Broadway cast: Chris Rock, Bobby Cannavale, Annabella Sciorra, Yul Vazquez, and Elizabeth Rodriguez. Directed by Jace Alexander and written by Stephen Adly Guirgis. Recorded in Los Angeles before a live audience at the UCLA James Bridges Theater in January 2013. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
23/03/201720 minutes 58 seconds
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The Motherfu**er With The Hat (Part 1)

Jackie, an ex-con and recovering addict, comes home to his beloved Veronica and finds a stranger’s hat on the kitchen table. This sends Jackie into a frenzy, forcing his sobriety sponsor Ralph to do everything he can to keep Jackie from relapsing - or worse.Starring the original Broadway cast: Chris Rock, Bobby Cannavale, Annabella Sciorra, Yul Vazquez, and Elizabeth Rodriguez. Directed by Jace Alexander and written by Stephen Adly Guirgis. Recorded before a live audience at the UCLA James Bridges Theater in January 2013.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
16/03/201728 minutes 12 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Boy (Part 3)

Dr. Barnes and Samantha’s parents have a violent disagreement about Samantha’s future; Adam confronts Dr. Barnes about how his life has turned out; and Adam tells Jenny the truth about his background. Boy was recorded before a live audience at James Bridges Theater at UCLA. Boy 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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
09/03/201734 minutes 23 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Boy (Part 2)

As an 8-year-old, Samantha is acting out as she’s adapting to her new sexual identity; Jenny finds Adam’s behavior confusing and wonders if he’s gay; and Dr. Barnes’ efforts to help Samantha find herself at age 12 are unraveling. Boy 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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
02/03/201729 minutes 38 seconds
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The Relativity Series: Boy (Part 1)

In a new era of gender-neutral bathrooms and so many terms to define sexuality - what does it mean to be a man or a woman? Is it based on biology, social norms, or both? Listen to a challenging story about how we identify ourselves, based in part on a harrowing, real-life occurrence.Boy 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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
23/02/201726 minutes 52 seconds
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Becky Shaw | Part 4

Max and Becky dissect what went wrong on their blind date and come to very different conclusions, while Susanna learns some unpleasant truths about her family. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
16/02/201738 minutes 31 seconds
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Becky Shaw | Part 3

After an unpleasant surprise on their way to a bar, Max and Becky’s blind date ends badly. Then, Becky ends up pouring her heart out to Susanna’s husband Andrew, who’s being a little too receptive to Becky’s plight. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
14/02/201724 minutes 17 seconds
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Becky Shaw | Part 2

Becky’s about to embark on a blind date with Max. She comes off as incredibly awkward, but can you blame her? She not only has to deal with cocky, rude Max, she finds herself in the middle of a raucous family argument.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
09/02/201732 minutes 9 seconds
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Becky Shaw | Part 1

Meet step-siblings Max and Susanna. They’ve got a lot to deal with: Susanna’s father has died, leaving an estate in tatters. Her mother has shacked up with a house painter; and all this chaos has made Max and Susanna closer than ever – and that spells trouble. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
09/02/201727 minutes 2 seconds