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L.A. Theatre Works brings you contemporary, edgy stories from leading writers, starring name actors from stage and screen.

L.A. Theatre Works brings you contemporary, edgy stories from leading writers, starring name actors from stage and screen.
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United States

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Wondery

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L.A. Theatre Works brings you contemporary, edgy stories from leading writers, starring name actors from stage and screen.

Language:

English


Episodes

Springheeld Saga - 9 of 9 - The Lords of the World

7/6/2018
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With the fate of the world hanging in the balance, Jonah Smith must fight to fulfil his destiny and finally discover the secret of Springheel’d Jack. But as his ruthless adversaries close in, who shall become… the Lords of the World!?

Duration:00:40:49

Springheeld Saga - 8 of 9 - The Engine of Doom

6/29/2018
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Pursued by agents of the Kaiser, Jonah Smith must join forces with an old enemy in his search for Springheel Jack. But will they survive… the Tunnels of Death?!

Duration:00:35:39

Springheeld Saga - 7 of 9 - The Peril of the Empires

6/22/2018
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UNITED KINGDOM, 1877. When Aldershot Barracks is attacked by the flame-wreathed ‘Night Terror’, Jonah Smith is called out of retirement by Her Majesty’s Government and sent on one final, deadly mission – to capture Springheel Jack!

Duration:00:32:27

Springheeld Saga - 6 of 9 - The Engine of Doom

6/12/2018
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With Jonah Smith dead and the murder of Maria Davis still a mystery, there is little hope that the forces of good will triumph as a runaway train speeds towards it’s explosive destination.

Duration:00:38:31

Springheeld Saga - 5 of 9 - The Carnival of Horrors

6/4/2018
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Hunted by the police and stalked by a sinister new enemy, Jonah Smith risks all to clear his name by going behind the scenes at Bartholomew Fair… in search of Springheel Jack!

Duration:00:40:28

Springheel Saga - 3 of 9 - The Face of the Fiend

5/18/2018
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As the forces of darkness threaten to frame an innocent man for the monstrous attacks, Smith and Charlotte must escape the villainous Lord Wayland and solve the mystery of Springheel Jack – or die in the attempt!

Duration:00:31:56

Springheel Saga - 2 of 9

5/14/2018
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Smith’s desperate race to capture the mysterious Springheel Jack before he strikes again sends him on a dangerous hunt through London’s darkest shadows … and into the crypt of evil!

Duration:00:30:26

Springheel Saga - 1 of 9

5/4/2018
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London, 1837. A terrifying apparition stalks the night! Constable Jonah Smith must avoid a pair of vicious killers in his hunt for the mysterious figure who will come to be known as… Springheel Jack!

Duration:00:29:57

Completeness | Part 4

6/15/2017
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Elliot (Jason Ritter) and Molly (Mandy Siegfried) face big decisions about their research and their future. “Completeness” is made possible by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, to enhance public understanding of science and technology in the modern world. Also starring Mia Barron and André Sogliuzzo. Never miss an episode of The Play's The Thing by subscribing here: http://smarturl.it/tptt Thank you to our sponsors: Blue Apron - Get 3 meals free on your first order when you visit them here:...

Duration:00:28:55

Completeness | Part 3

6/8/2017
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Things look bleak - Elliot (Jason Ritter) confesses to Molly (Mandy Siegfried) his first reaction to romance is a “heavy choking sadness.” “Completeness” is made possible by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, to enhance public understanding of science and technology in the modern world. Also starring Mia Barron and André Sogliuzzo. Never miss an episode of The Play's The Thing by subscribing here: http://smarturl.it/tptt Thank you to our sponsors: Blue Apron - Get 3 meals free on your first...

Duration:00:26:02

Completeness | Part 2

6/1/2017
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Molly (Mandy Siegfried) and Elliot (Jason Ritter) take their research project to the next level, and that brings up old flames, past hurts, plenty of uncertainty. “Completeness” is made possible by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, to enhance public understanding of science and technology in the modern world. Also starring Mia Barron and André Sogliuzzo. Never miss an episode of The Play's The Thing by subscribing here: http://smarturl.it/tptt Thank you to our sponsors: Blue Apron - Get 3...

Duration:00:33:12

Completeness | Part 1

5/25/2017
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Jason Ritter and Mandy Siegfried star in Itamar Moses’ comedy about two young scientists facing complications in their research and their romantic lives. “Completeness” is made possible by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, to enhance public understanding of science and technology in the modern world. Also starring Mia Barron and André Sogliuzzo. Never miss an episode of The Play's The Thing by subscribing here: http://smarturl.it/tptt Thank you to our sponsors: Blue Apron - Get 3 meals free...

Duration:00:29:34

Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers | Part 3

5/18/2017
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Listen to real-life journalists and political figures talk about the Pentagon Papers’ history and the vital role of a free press in a democracy. The panelists include former Nixon White House Counsel John Dean, journalist Carl Bernstein, and the man who leaked the top secret documents, Daniel Ellsberg. Never miss an episode of The Play's The Thing by subscribing here: http://smarturl.it/tptt Thank you to our sponsors: Blue Apron - Get 3 meals free on your first order when you visit them...

Duration:00:39:33

Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers | Part 2

5/18/2017
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After the Washington Post makes its fateful decision, they face off against the US government in an epic court battle. Written byGeoffrey Cowan and LeRoy Aarons, and starring Susan Sullivan, John Heard, Gregory Harrison, and John Getz. Never miss an episode of The Play's The Thing by subscribing here: http://smarturl.it/tptt Thank you to our sponsors: Blue Apron - Get 3 meals free on your first order when you visit them here: www.blueapron.com/PLAY Audible - Get a 30-day trial and a free...

Duration:00:49:52

Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers | Part 1

5/11/2017
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Attacks on the media are nothing new: in 1971, the US government tried to shut down the publication of a top secret study indicating the United States could never win the war in Vietnam. “Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers” dramatizes a key moment in the history of freedom of the press. Written by Geoffrey Cowan and LeRoy Aarons, and starring Susan Sullivan, John Heard, Gregory Harrison, and John Getz. Never miss an episode of The Play's The Thing by subscribing here:...

Duration:00:43:26

This Is Our Youth | Part 4

5/4/2017
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Mark Ruffalo, Josh Hamilton and Missy Yager star in This is Our Youth by Kenneth Lonergan, the writer and director of Manchester by the Sea. All of the deals Dennis haven’t turned out as planned, and Warren finally decides what to do with the stolen money. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in March of 2009. Never miss an episode of The Play's The Thing by subscribing here: http://smarturl.it/tptt Thank you to our sponsors: Blue Apron - Get 3 meals...

Duration:00:31:32

This Is Our Youth | Part 3

4/27/2017
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Mark Ruffalo, Josh Hamilton and Missy Yager star in This is Our Youth by Kenneth Lonergan, the writer and director of Manchester by the Sea. Warren and Jessica have had a crazy, extravagant night on the town, while Dennis tries to score big by selling Warren’s prized collectibles. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in March of 2009. Never miss an episode of The Play's The Thing by subscribing here: http://smarturl.it/tptt Thank you to our sponsors:...

Duration:00:33:48

This Is Our Youth | Part 1

4/13/2017
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Mark Ruffalo, Josh Hamilton and Missy Yager star in This is Our Youth by Kenneth Lonergan, the writer and director of Manchester by the Sea. Warren’s just been thrown out of his house, and he stole a briefcase full of money from his dad. What will Warren and his friend Dennis do with all the cash? Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in March of 2009. Never miss an episode of The Play's The Thing by subscribing here: http://smarturl.it/tptt Thank you...

Duration:00:34:45

The Motherfu**er With The Hat | Part 4

4/6/2017
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Julio and Jackie decide to stage an “intervention” that turns ugly in Ralph’s apartment. Starring the original Broadway cast: Chris Rock, Bobby Cannavale, Annabella Sciorra, Yul Vazquez, and Elizabeth Rodriguez. Directed by Jace Alexander and written by Stephen Adly Guirgis. Recorded in Los Angeles before a live audience at The James Bridges Theater, UCLA in January of 2013. Never miss an episode of The Play's The Thing by subscribing here: http://smarturl.it/tptt Thank you to our...

Duration:00:31:53

The Motherfu**er With The Hat | Part 3

3/30/2017
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Jackie discovers the true identity of the title character and it’s driving him crazy. Starring the original Broadway cast: Chris Rock, Bobby Cannavale, Annabella Sciorra, Yul Vazquez, and Elizabeth Rodriguez. Directed by Jace Alexander and written by Stephen Adly Guirgis. Recorded in Los Angeles before a live audience at The James Bridges Theater, UCLA in January of 2013. Never miss an episode of The Play's The Thing by subscribing here: http://smarturl.it/tptt Thank you to our sponsors:...

Duration:00:30:15