Drama Online - LA Theatreworks

L.A. Theatre Works

The L.A. Theatre Works collection offers nearly 450 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.

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.

Aja Naomi King holds a script and speaks in to a microphone during performance of the audio play The Mountaintop by Katori Hall
Emily Bergl and Mark Ruffalo hold scripts and look at each other whilst speaking in to a microphone during performance of the audio play Awake and Sing by Clifford Odets

Discover audio recordings of dramatic literature from Sophocles and Shakespeare to Oscar Wilde and Tom Stoppard as well as new voices, including Kenneth Lonergan, Rebecca Gilman, Lynn Nottage, and Lydia Diamond.

Highlights include:

  • A full-cast performance of Arthur Miller's The Crucible starring Richard Dreyfuss and Stacy Keach
  • John Lithgow and B. D. Wong's recreation of 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

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