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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.

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English


Episodes

Halloween Double Feature: Dark Passenger & Intensive Care

10/25/2017
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Two tales of terror to sate your appetite this Halloween. DARK PASSENGER - Two teenage friends start scaring each other on the drive to a dismal “haunted” house on the coast of Maine. But when their innocent fun starts to become all too real, they soon realize what true terror is. A nod to Stephen King in a tale inspired by a true story too haunting to forget. INTENSIVE CARE - Alex wakes in a run-down New England hospital with foggy memories of a car accident. He asks nurses about his...

Duration: 00:55:52


Introducing Inside The Exorcist

10/10/2017
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In 1973, hell came and invaded the body of a young girl. Doctors wouldn’t treat her, psychiatrists dismissed her, priests gave their lives to save her. Hear the fear for yourself. From the creators of the critically-acclaimed show 'Inside Psycho' comes this deep dive into the legendary film 'The Exorcist', hosted by Mark Ramsey. Subscribe so you never miss an episode: smarturl.it/itex

Duration: 00:10:46


Episode 9, Part 2 - How Gussy Got the Book

8/27/2017
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SEASON 1 FINALE Gussy has traveled into the land of the underworld looking for his friend Billy - and his friend is no longer his friend. Gussy recounts the end of the heartbreaking tale of how he got his hands on the Dark Tome, and Cassie is forced to decide whether to take the book for another ride or not.

Duration: 00:29:12


Episode 9, Part 1 - How Gussy Got the Book

8/27/2017
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Gussy and Cassie learned they've "Gone sideways" - the Dark Tome has returned them to the world, but not *their* world. As Cassie struggles to understand the predicament the book has put her in, Gussy recounts the heartbreaking tale of how he got his hands on the Dark Tome, and the cost the book has caused him.

Duration: 00:35:33


Episode 8, Part 2 - Trial Day, by Tananarive Due

7/21/2017
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Young Lettie can see things through her magic eye - things that might be better if she not see. Grownup's secrets. Grownup's true intentions. But when she learns of her brother's unjust arrest and sham trial, it's her seeing eye - and some conjure magic from her Mama - that may help change the fate of her big brother.

Duration: 00:31:34


Episode 8, Part 1 - Trial Day, by Tananarive Due

7/7/2017
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Young Lettie can see things through her magic eye - things that might be better if she not see. Grownup's secrets. Grownup's true intentions. But when she learns of her brother's unjust arrest and sham trial, it's her seeing eye - and some conjure magic from her Mama - that may help change the fate of her big brother.

Duration: 00:37:57


God of the Razor, by Joe R Lansdale

6/30/2017
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A man investigates an old Texas mansion looking for antiques, but soon finds more than he bargained for. Because in this lonely stretch of town, ancient gods walk the earth, and their followers have no choice but to follow their twisted demands. This haunting story by horror master Joe R. Lansdale was adapted by Jerry Stearns and produced by AM FM Theater as part of the Grist Mill series, a horror program dedicated to chilling contemporary tales. “God of the Razor” won the Ogle Award for...

Duration: 00:54:57


Interview with Christopher Golden

6/16/2017
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"Writing is about the beautiful melancholy of small town America..." On today's Dark Tome, a special interview with Christopher Golden, the award-winning, bestselling author of such novels as The Myth Hunters, Wildwood Road, The Boys Are Back in Town, The Ferryman, Strangewood, Of Saints and Shadows, and (with Tim Lebbon) The Map of Moments. He has also written books for teens and young adults, including Poison Ink, Soulless, and the thriller series Body of Evidence, honored by the New...

Duration: 00:37:20


Episode 7, Part 2: INK by Jonathan Maberry

6/16/2017
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Part 2 of the Horror-Noir story INK by Jonathan Maberry. GERALD ‘MONK’ ADDISON is a skip-tracer and P.I. on Boundary Street, down the hill from where the good people go. He’s on the side of the angels, but he’s not very nice. Most of Monk’s clients are bail bondsmen and bad lawyers, but every now and then he takes a special case. He’s hired by the ghost of a murder victim to solve their untimely death and exact justice. But hiring Monk comes with a price, even for the dead.

Duration: 00:38:04


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

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