2019-2020 Live Performances

At the James Bridges Theater/UCLA

Covid-19 Message

All live shows and screenings have been cancelled

Out of concern for the safety of our community, we are cancelling our scheduled live performances and National Theatre Live screenings. Click below for more important information about LATW's response to the pandemic crisis.

We present world classics, modern masterpieces, and groundbreaking new works performed by top actors of the stage and screen. All shows are presented in our signature audio theatre format.
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ALL SHOWS PRESENTED AT THE JAMES BRIDGES THEATER/UCLA

 

MAP AND DIRECTIONS

 

Upcoming Live Performances

Due to the ongoing pandemic, we have postponed our upcoming productions of Flyin' West, Junk, and The Winslow Boy. We hope to reschedule the performances for later this summer. Your patience is appreciated as we make decisions based upon the best available information.

 

Flyin' West

By: Pearl Cleage
Directed by: Inger Tudor
Starring: To Be Announced

April 17, 2020 - April 19, 2020

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. 

THE JAMES BRIDGES THEATER/UCLA

Friday, April 17, 2020 — 8PM
Saturday, April 18, 2020 — 3PM & 8PM
Sunday, April 19, 2020 — 4PM

 

Junk

By: Ayad Akhtar
Directed by: To Be Announced
Starring: To Be Announced

May 22, 2020 - May 24, 2020
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.

THE JAMES BRIDGES THEATER/UCLA

Friday, May 22, 2020 — 8PM
Saturday, May 23, 2020 — 3PM & 8PM
Sunday, May 24, 2020 — 4PM

 

The Winslow Boy

By: Sir Terence Rattigan
Directed by: Rosalind Ayres
Starring: To Be Announced

June 26, 2020 - June 28, 2020

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.

THE JAMES BRIDGES THEATER/UCLA

Friday, June 26, 2020 — 8PM
Saturday, June 27, 2020 — 3PM & 8PM
Sunday, June 28, 2020 — 4PM

 

Previously this Season

 

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October 4, 2019 - October 6, 2019

By: David Haig
Directed by: Martin Jarvis
Starring: Jonathan CakeJosh ColeSarah DrewMike McShaneJames MorrisonDarren RichardsonAndré SogliuzzoMatthew Wolf

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. 

THE JAMES BRIDGES THEATER/UCLA

Friday, October 4, 2019 — 8PM
Saturday, October 5, 2019 — 3PM & 8PM
Sunday, October 6, 2019 — 4PM

 

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November 15, 2019 - November 17, 2019
Los Angeles Premiere

By: Tom Stoppard
Directed by: Rosalind Ayres
Starring: Eddie CahillRosie FellnerAdhir KalyanDesirée Mee JungJulian MorrisHannah MurrayMoira QuirkAlex Wyndham

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. 

THE JAMES BRIDGES THEATER/UCLA

Friday, November 15, 2019 — 8PM
Saturday, November 16, 2019 — 3PM & 8PM
Sunday, November 17, 2019 — 4PM

 

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January 24, 2020 - January 26, 2020

By: Qui Nguyen
Directed by: Tim Dang
Starring: Will DaoDesirée Mee JungGreg WatanabePaul YenJeena Yi
Original Music by: Shane Rettig

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. 

THE JAMES BRIDGES THEATER/UCLA

Friday, January 24, 2020 — 8PM
Saturday, January 25, 2020 — 3PM & 8PM
Sunday, January 26, 2020 — 4PM

 

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February 28, 2020 - March 1, 2020
World Premiere

By: Mary Shelley
Directed by: Anna Lyse Erikson
Starring: Seamus DeverAdhir KalyanStacy KeachMike McShaneCerris Morgan-MoyerDarren Richardson
Original Music by: John Biddle

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.

THE JAMES BRIDGES THEATER/UCLA

Friday, February 28, 2020 — 8PM
Saturday, February 29, 2020 — 3PM & 8PM
Sunday, March 1, 2020 — 4PM

 

 

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