Setting The Stage for Learning

Free Resources for Teachers

Free educational resources for English, Social Studies, Science, Drama, and Elective classes

LATW’s Setting the Stage for Learning brings free audio recordings of important stage plays to middle and high schools around the world, harnessing the power of professional theatre to deepen students’ understanding of complex literature and subject content.

New Resource:  Extensive curriculum guide for Spill, Leigh Fondakowski’s extraordinary docudrama that brings the 2010 Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion to life through personal stories of those affected.

Once you enroll we will send you a list of available titles and instructions on how to download the MP3 files, tips on how to use audio plays in your curriculum, and the Spill study guide. 


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New Titles coming in 2021


Life on Paper

By: Kenneth Lin

A forensic economist squares of with a small-town actuary to determine the value of a human life.

Available March 2021


Extinction 225x225


By: Hannie Rayson

A zoologist in Australia gets funding to save an endangered species from the very company that threatens its existence. Will this deal with the devil allow her to save the species, or will it destroy her entire life's work?

Available April 2021


Chiara Atik


By: Chiara Atik

Based on the true story of Jorge Odón and the birthing device he invented in his garage, Chiara Atik's comedy spans time and space in an effort to grapple with the mystery and the miracle of maternity.

Available June 2021

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Women Who Made A Difference

L.A. Theatre Works celebrates the 100th Anniversary of universal suffrage with three outstanding plays about the continuing struggle for equality.

Available as MP3 digital files or CDs