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  • Christopher Hampton

    the most important legends from China will come to light. You will read about the famous monkey who became a god through his clever trickery and struggles, for instance. This is an amazing story that has inspired millions to depict the protagonist in paintings, sculptures, and other art works. Another interesting story that has been shown in Asian movies in great detail, is the battle of all the Chinese gods. The eight immortals that are mentioned in Chinese mythology will be described, and so many other things that will keep you reading or...read more

  • Art

    Yasmina Reza

    How much would you pay for a painting with nothing on it? Would it be "art"? Marc's best friend Serge has just bought a very expensive - and very white - painting. To Marc, it is a joke, and as battle lines are drawn, old friends use the painting to settle scores. With friendships hanging in the balance, the question becomes: how much is a work of "art" worth? A Tony Award winner for Best Play and Oliver Award winner for Best Comedy. Includes interviews with translator Christopher Hampton, and actors Bob Balaban and Brian Cox. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring: Bob Balaban as Serge Brian Cox as Marc Jeff Perry as Yvan Directed by Peter Levin. Recorded before...read more

  • Anton Chekhov

    Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull is considered one of his most haunting and atmospheric character studies. A would-be playwright is at war with his egoistic mother while the town has become intoxicated by a sensational author. And as the alluring newcomer steals away Kosta’s only love, their new romance could have devastating consequences. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring: Calista Flockhart as Irina Nikolayevna Arkadina T.R. Knight as Konstantin Treplev Stephen Collins as Yevgeny Dorn Gordon Clapp as Ilya Shamrayev Logan Fahey as Semyon Medvedenko Cindy Katz as Polina Andreyevna Dakin Matthews as Pyotr Sorin Bess Rous as Masha Josh Stamberg as Boris...read more