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L.A. Theatre Works

The L. A. Theatre Works collection offers 400 professionally recorded audio plays including those from leading American playwrights. World-class actors are recorded in state-of-the-art sound, complemented by intricate sound designs and on-stage effects, transforming classic and contemporary stage works into intimate, compelling, and sound-rich audio plays.

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L.A. Theatre Works’ audio productions have received awards from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Writers Guild of America, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, and Audio Publishers Association, among others.

This distinguished company of actors includes:

  • Brad Pitt
  • George Clooney
  • Martin Sheen
  • Helen Hunt
  • John Goodman
  • Hilary Swank
  • Anne Heche
  • Alfred Molina
  • Marsha Mason
  • Jason Ritter
  • David Strathairn
  • Paul Giamatti
  • Neil Patrick Harris
  • Laurence Fishburne

Significant dramatic literature of the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries such as:

  • Titles by Shakespeare, Oscar Wilde, and Sophocles rub shoulders with contemporary classics by David Mamet, Wendy Wasserstein, and Tom Stoppard
  • New voices, including Kenneth Lonergan, Rebecca Gilman, Lynn Nottage, and Lydia Diamond
  • Richard Dreyfuss and Stacy Keach star in a full-cast performance of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible
  • John Lithgow and B. D. Wong recreate their original roles from the Tony Award-winning production of M. Butterfly by David Henry Hwang
  • Top Girls by Caryl Churchill: An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring Amy Brenneman in this modern classic
  • Awake and Sing! by Clifford Odets starring Mark Ruffalo, Richard Kind, and Ben Gazzara brings to life the struggles of a working-class family aspiring to the promise of the American Dream