1898. Taking advantage of the Homestead Act, three sisters leave behind the past to start anew in a town established for African-American settlers. But when their independence is threatened, they’ll go to any lengths to keep what’s theirs.
Friday, April 17, 2020 — 8PM
Saturday, April 18, 2020 — 3PM & 8PM
Sunday, April 19, 2020 — 4PM
Los Angeles Premiere
Pulitzer Prize-winner Ayad Akhtar (Disgraced) uses the leveraged buyout and junk bond scandals of the 1980’s to explore how turning debt into an asset planted the seeds for the financial meltdowns of the last 30 years.
Friday, May 22, 2020 — 8PM
Saturday, May 23, 2020 — 3PM & 8PM
Sunday, May 24, 2020 — 4PM
In Terence Rattigan’s classic, a pilfered postal-order leads to a legal case that draws the attention of the nation, as a family risks their public standing to clear their young son’s name.
Friday, June 26, 2020 — 8PM
Saturday, June 27, 2020 — 3PM & 8PM
Sunday, June 28, 2020 — 4PM
A Scottish meteorologist locks horns with his American counterpart as both men try to convince General Dwight D. Eisenhower that they can accurately predict the atmospheric conditions needed to launch the greatest amphibious assault in the history of mankind - the D-Day invasion.
Recorded before a live audience at the UCLA James Bridges Theater in October 2019.
Los Angeles Premiere
Hilary believes fervently that consciousness is more than the sum of our biology. When she receives a position at a prestigious think tank, she develops a novel experiment to prove that humans are intrinsically altruistic, but the results are something she never anticipated.
Friday, November 15, 2019 — 8PM
Saturday, November 16, 2019 — 3PM & 8PM
Sunday, November 17, 2019 — 4PM
Saigon has fallen, and two Vietnamese refugees meet in an Arkansas relocation camp before setting out on a rip-roaring road trip across America. Qui Nguyen tells the hilarious and only slightly not-true version of how his parents met and built a life for themselves in a new land. Original music by Shane Rettig.
Friday, January 24, 2020 — 8PM
Saturday, January 25, 2020 — 3PM & 8PM
Sunday, January 26, 2020 — 4PM
Written over 200 years ago, Mary Shelley’s gothic masterpiece retains all of its power to horrify and fascinate. This original LATW commission will be adapted by Kate McAll, who wowed audiences with last season's A Room With A View. Original Music by John Biddle.
Friday, February 28, 2020 — 8PM
Saturday, February 29, 2020 — 3PM & 8PM
Sunday, March 1, 2020 — 4PM
Ways to Give
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.
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.