November 10, 1999 |
L.A. Theatre Works, a nonprofit theater and radio production company, deserves a standing ovation for publishing consistently superb work. Most people simply do not have the time or the opportunity to see the many plays written in the last year, let alone the past decade. L.A. Theatre Works has been producing and recording plays for 10 years, and offers an extensive catalog of a varied body of work.
March 31, 2002 |
Whenever Stacy Keach feels he needs to flex his acting muscles, he knows he can always get a good workout doing a radio play for L.A. Theatre Works' "The Play's the Thing" series. Keach, a founder of the radio theater company who describes himself as one of its "long-tooth" members, has strutted his thespian stuff in several of the group's productions during the past 14 years, including "The Crucible" and "The Country Girl."
February 16, 2007 |
L.A. Theatre Works, known for live local performances of contemporary and classical plays that are subsequently broadcast over satellite and public radio, has been awarded $253,000 by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to support the recording of four new plays and the production of a new monthly radio series, "Relativity," centered on science-themed works.
October 1, 1990 |
A Novel Drama: Put aside your books on tape: Starting today you can listen to a book over the airwaves. KCRW-FM (89.9) teams with L.A. Theatre Works to present a dramatization of Frank Norris' 1899 novel "McTeague." The serial drama about turn-of-the-century San Francisco will air on "Everyday Playhouse" Monday through Thursday from 2:30 to 3 p.m. Starting Saturday, the play can be heard on Saturdays at 10 p.m.
May 17, 2000 |
L.A. Theatre Works would seem to be in an enviable position: The nonprofit corporation stakes a claim as the only organization that regularly records spoken-word plays in the United States. Its unique library of more than 250 contemporary and classical theater productions, most recorded live for broadcast on National Public Radio, have won myriad creative awards.
April 16, 1994 |
Coming Attractions: * Today at 10:30 a.m., KTTV Channel 11: "Rules of the Game," an episode of "Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego?," Fox television's educational series for children. * Today at 6:30 p.m., KCRW-FM (89.9): "To Distraction," a broadcast of the L.A. Theatre Works radio production, presented as part of its "The Play's the Thing" series. Directed by JoBeth Williams. Co-starring Helen Slater and John De Lancie. * April 26, at 6 p.m.