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

Life on Paper

Life on Paper

By: Kenneth Lin
Directed by: Rosalind Ayres
Starring: Kevin DanielsSarah Drew, Seamus Dever, Summer Spiro, Mark Jude Sullivan

How much is one life worth? When a billionaire dies in a plane crash, a forensic economist butts heads with a small town actuary over the exact value of one man’s life. 

Available Now

Extinction Digital Cover


By: Hannie Rayson
Directed by: Martin Jarvis
Starring: Sarah Drew, Seamus Dever, Darren Richardson, Joanne Whalley

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



By: Chiara Atik
Directed by: Rosalind Ayres
Starring: Ana OrtizHerbert SigüenzaAlma MartinezLucy DeVitoAnna MathiasAnna Lyse EriksonMoira QuirkAndré SogliuzzoDevon SorvariInger Tudor 

What not to expect when you’re expecting! Based on the true story, this hilarious 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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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. 

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