L.A. Theatre Works

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Rufus Sewell, starring in 'The Great Gatsby' by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Photo by James Van Alden.

New Release: Exodus: The Shanghai Jews

Now Available for Download

Eight Jewish refugees share their real-life tales of fleeing Nazi persecution to find an unexpected refuge in Shanghai, China. In this LATW original commission, playwright Kate McAll weaves their stories using their own words, crafting a narrative of resilience and fresh beginnings in a foreign land.

New Release: 'The Great Gatsby'

Now Available for Download

In this new adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel, self-made millionaire Jay Gatsby, consumed by desire for his former lover Daisy, enlists new neighbor Nick in his desperate quest to win her back amidst a world of extravagance and wild parties. Stars Rufus Sewell, Sarah Drew, and Nick Corddry.

Welcome to L.A. Theatre Works

We've recorded nearly 600 plays live in performance, everything from Shakespeare and Oscar Wilde to Arthur Miller and recent Tony winners, all with top-name actors. We then turn these recordings into podcasts, streaming audio, radio shows, and CDs, so you can listen to great theatre anywhere.

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Listen for Free: 'Relativity Series'

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L.A. Theatre Works and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation present the Relativity Series: stories about science as a thoroughly human endeavor.


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