L.A. Theatre Works

We bring live and recorded theatre

to the world

Radio Broadcast: 'Ceremonies in Dark Old Men'

Now streaming on Soundcloud

Russel Parker's Harlem barbershop is floundering and his reliance on his daughter's income is a burden, so he gets involved in shady undertakings.

Live in LA: Stacy Keach in 'Frankenstein'

February 28-March 1 at the UCLA James Bridges Theatre

A scientist's attempts to tinker with life itself unleashes a monster the world has never forgotten. An L.A. Theatre Works original commission adapted by Kate McAll.

Welcome to L.A. Theatre Works

We've recorded over 500 plays live in performance, everything from Shakespeare and Oscar Wilde to Arthur Miller and recent Tony winners, all with top-name actors. We then turn these recordings into podcasts, streaming audio, radio shows, and CDs, so you can listen to great theatre anywhere.

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'Behind the Sheet' by Charly Evon Simpson

Now Available on CD or MP3

A haunting look at a shameful chapter in American history. A slave-owning doctor in 1840’s Alabama performs experiments on his female slaves to solve medical problems.  

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Help LATW bring live and recorded theatre to the world. Click below to make a general tax-deductible donation, or subscribe to our season of live plays. 

Listen for Free: Relativity Series

Stream on demand, or subscribe to our podcast. 

L.A. Theatre Works and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation present the Relativity Series: stories about science as a thoroughly human endeavor.