Our 2021-2022 Digital Season

Medalion Rahimi, Jeff Marlow in the 'Paradise' 2019 JuVee Productions/American Oasis production at the Odyssey Theatre. Photo by Ed Krieger.

 

Now Available for Download

 
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Pipeline

By: Dominique Morisseau
Directed by: Larry Powell
Starring: Eugene ByrdSophina BrownDemetrius GrosseSharon Lawrence, X MayoUyoata Udi, Karen Malina White

Audio Recording + Extras

Morisseau’s compelling exploration of the modern education system — and those it does and doesn’t privilege. Nya, a dedicated teacher at an inner-city school, is desperate to give her only son opportunities that her own public high school students will never have. When a controversial incident at his private school threatens to get Omari expelled, Nya must confront his rage and her own fight to give her son a future without turning her back on their community.

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Franklinland

Franklinland

By: Lloyd Suh
Directed by: Anna Lyse Erikson
Starring: Gregory Harrison, Larry PowellKurt Kanazawa

Audio Recording + Extras

This comic romp through the American Revolution puts the spotlight on the relationship between William Franklin and his brilliant, domineering and wildly egomaniacal father Ben. As Ben Franklin plants the seeds of a new republic, King George III appoints William Royal Governor of New Jersey – a change in affairs that creates a family rift of revolutionary proportions.

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.

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Paradise

Paradise

By: Laura Maria Censabella
Directed by: Anna Lyse Erikson
Starring: Medalion RahimiJeff Marlow

Audio Recording + Extras

A Yemeni-American high school student in the Bronx undertakes an ambitious research project with the help of her reluctant science teacher.  Their experiment proves a stunning success but a controversy from the teacher’s past could undermine his brightest student’s future.

Paradise 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.

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Upcoming Releases

 
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The Sun Also Rises

By: Ernest Hemingway
Directed by: Anna Lyse Erikson
Adapted by: Kate McAll
Starring: Seamus DeverPatrick Heusinger, Derrick Kemp, Herbert Siguenza, Seamus Dever, Andre SogliuzzoDevon Sorvari, Rhian Rees

Audio Recording + Extras
Available for Download May 2022

In this original commission literary adaptation of Hemingway’s breakthrough novel, a group of friends decamp from 1920’s Paris for the Festival of San Fermin in Pamplona, Spain. Jake is in love with the aristocratic Bret Ashley but Bret’s wandering eye lands on a young matador. In the week of drinking, bullfighting and jealousy that follows, friendships will be upended and hopes for loved dashed.

Hemingway’s breakthrough novel is adapted by the BBC’s Kate McAll, previously commissioned by LATW to adapt A Room With A View, Daniel Deronda, Frankenstein and The Murder on the Links.

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Once Upon a Time in Nazi Occupied Tunisia

By: Josh Azouz
Directed by: To Be Announced
Starring: To Be Announced

Audio Recording + Extras
Available for Download June 2022

A vivid, brutally comic and heartbreaking new play by Josh Azouz. Four months into the Nazi occupation of Tunisia, two couples — one Muslim and one Jewish — are trying to survive war and marriage, and save themselves from a Nazi named Grandma.

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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

By: Tom Stoppard
Directed by: To Be Announced
Starring: To Be Announced

Audio Recording + Extras
Available for Download July 2022

While attempting to discover the roots of Hamlet’s unhappiness, two courtiers go on a journey to plumb the depths of the universe’s mysteries. Stoppard’s wildly inventive, Tony® Award-winning first play takes us through a tilted version of Shakespeare’s most famous tragedy while casting new light on questions of fate, mortality and the meaning of existence.

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