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LISTEN NOW: Simon Helberg, Stacy Keach and Glenne Headly in A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare.

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Mrs. Warren’s Profession

By: George Bernard Shaw
Starring: Paul GutrechtKaitlin HopkinsShirley KnightBasil LangtonDakin MatthewsRobin Sachs
Directed by: Nicholas Rudall

"A very lively play by Shaw." —Audible.com Customer Review

Modern parallels abound in the plight of Cambridge-educated mathematics wiz Vivie Warren, who discovers that her comfortable upbringing was financed in unspeakable ways. Shaw pits a clever heroine against a memorable gallery of rogues in this superbly intelligent comedy, banned for eight years from the English stage.

Includes an interview with Eda Holmes, the Associate Director of the Shaw Festival Theatre in Ontario, Canada.

Air Date: September 29, 2023

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The Great Gatsby

By: Neil Simon
Starring: Rufus Sewell, Sarah Drew, Nate Corddry
Directed by: Rosalind Ayres

AN L.A. THEATRE WORKS BROADCAST PREMIERE

Set in New York during the Jazz Age, this new adaptation tells the tragic tale of self-made millionaire Jay Gatsby. Consumed with desire for his former lover, Daisy Buchanan, Gatsby draws new neighbor Nick Carraway into his desperate pursuit to win her back — and into their world of lavish wealth, wild parties and free-flowing liquor. An LATW broadcast premiere.

Air Date: October 6, 2023

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Please Continue

By: Frank Basloe
Starring: Tara Lynne Barr, Rob Morrow, Matthew Wolf
Directed by: Rosalind Ayres

"Realistic, chilling, and thought provoking." —AudioFile Magazine

Based on the true story of renowned social psychologist Stanley Milgram, 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 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.

Air Date: October 13, 2023

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Exodus: The Shanghai Jews

By: Kate McAll
Starring: Arye Gross, Shannon Cochran, Michael Canavan, Edita Brychta, Joanne Whalley
Directed by: Anna Lyse Erikson

AN L.A. THEATRE WORKS BROADCAST PREMIERE

As Jews tried to escape Nazi Germany in the 1930s, they faced unthinkable roadblocks in obtaining exit visas. And while they were denied entry in one country after another, a bureaucratic oddity enabled some of them to flee to an unlikely destination: Shanghai, China. An original LATW commission by Kate McAll, based on research and recordings by noted academic Steve Hochstadt. 

Air Date: October 20, 2023

 

Blithe Spirit

By: Noël Coward
Starring: Shirley Knight, Rosalind Ayres, Christopher Neame, Judy Geeson 
Directed by: Michael Hackett

"Top form... Shirley Knight is lively." —AudioFile Magazine

This classic comedy is set in the charming country home of Charles Condomine, a re-married widower. A witty and convivial evening party among friends is transformed when a séance conjures the ghost of Elvira, Charles' first wife, who delights in wreaking havoc among the living. 

Air Date: October 27, 2023

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