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  1. The Christmasaurus and the Naughty List The Christmasaurus and the Naughty List
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  2. Once Upon a Crime Once Upon a Crime
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  3. The Good Bear The Good Bear
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  4. DK Life Stories Black History Month DK Life Stories Black History Month
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  5. The Secret Garden The Secret Garden
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  6. A Boy Called Christmas A Boy Called Christmas
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  7. Christmas Stories & Poems Christmas Stories & Poems
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  8. Kay's Marvellous Medicine: A Gross and Gruesome History of the Human Body Kay's Marvellous Medicine: A Gross and Gruesome History of the Human Body
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  9. The Day I Fell Into a Fairytale The Day I Fell Into a Fairytale
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  10. Dragons at Crumbling Castle: And Other Stories Dragons at Crumbling Castle: And Other Stories
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The Thanksgiving Play

The Thanksgiving Play

Author: Larissa Fasthorse Narrator: Ellis Greer, Josh Stamberg, Liza Weil, Mark Jude Sullivan Release Date: 01/01/2021

A group of politically correct teachers are tasked with creating a Thanksgiving play for their students. They hire a Native American actor to lend authenticity to the proceedings. When it turns out she's ethnically ambiguous the teachers are left to navigate the resulting pitfalls in this rich satire. Includes a conversation with playwright Larissa FastHorse. Recorded at The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood, in September 2020. Director: Rosalind Ayres Producing Director: Susan Albert Loewenberg Ellis Greer as Alicia Josh Stamberg as Jaxton Mark Jude Sullivan as Caden Liza Weil as Logan Producer: Anna Lyse Erikson Recording Engineers: Neil Wogenson and Mark Holden Senior Radio Producer: Ronn Lipkin Foley Artist: Jeff Gardner Mixed by Charles Carroll for The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood Lead funding for The Thanksgiving Play is generously provided by: Barbara Timmer and Catherine Glynn Benkaim, Mike and Beth Kasser, The John Logan Foundation/Desert Wolf Productions, Jamie Wolf "Ode to Joy" opening recorder quartet performed by Ulung Tanoto on his YouTube channel Si Ulung. The Thanksgiving Play was commissioned and originally produced by Artists Repertory Theatre, Damaso Rodriguez, Artistic Director; Sarah Horton, Managing Director, Portland, Oregon. Playwrights Horizons, Inc., New York City, produced the World Premiere of The Thanksgiving Play in 2018.

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Behind the Sheet

Behind the Sheet

An important medical breakthrough has a shameful history. In 1840's Alabama, a slave-owning doctor performs medical experiments on involuntary subjects - enslaved women - in an effort to solve the problem of fistulas, a post-childbirth anomaly. As the experiments proceed, and he gets close to a solution, the women try to survive and even find dignity in the face of inhuman treatment. Includes conversations with playwright Charly Evon Simpson and Dr. Deirdre Cooper Owens, author of Medical Bondage: Race, Gender and the Origins of American Gynecology. Recorded at The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood, in August 2019. Behind the Sheet is part of L.A. Theatre Works' Relativity Series featuring science-themed plays. Lead funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, bridging science and the arts in the modern world. Directed by Rosalind Ayres, Inger Tudor Producing Director Susan Albert Loewenberg Monica McSwain as Mary Matthew Floyd Miller as Samuel and Edward Dominique Morisseau as Dinah Larry Powell as Lewis and Benjamin Devon Sorvari as Josephine Jasmine St. Clair as Betty Josh Stamberg as George Danielle Moné Truitt as Sally Karen Malina White as Philomena Narrated by Inger Tudor Associate Artistic Director, Anna Lyse Erikson. Sound Designer and Mixing Engineer: Mark Holden for The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood. Senior Radio Producer, Ronn Lipkin. Foley Artist, Jeff Gardner. Recording Engineer and Editor: Neil Wogensen.

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The Tug of War

The Tug of War

The judgment of an untested president is all that stands between us and WWIII. As Soviet nuclear missiles move ever closer to Cuba, President John F. Kennedy must chart a course between conflicting counsel and unparalleled emotional stakes to prevent nuclear annihilation. The newly-minted U.S. President is put to the ultimate test in this riveting original commission from playwright David Rambo (Empire, C.S.I.) Includes a panel discussion about the Cuban Missile Crisis with playwright David Rambo; Bob Stern, the past president of the LA-based Center on Governmental Studies; Richard Anderson, a Professor of Political Science at UCLA and former CIA analyst; and Geoff Cowan, a University Professor at USC. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast production starring: Matthew Arkin as Llewellyn Thompson, First Reporter Hugo Armstrong as Lyndon Johnson, Anatoly Dobrynin Seamus Dever as Robert McNamara Matthew Floyd Miller as Robert F. Kennedy James Morrison as John McCone, TV Floor Manager David Selby as Dean Rusk Rich Sommer as McGeorge Bundy Josh Stamberg as John F. Kennedy Nick Toren as Ted Sorenson, Second Reporter, General Curtis LeMay John Vickery as Nikita Khrushchev, General Taylor Jules Willcox as Jackie Kennedy, Mrs. Lincoln, Third Reporter Directed by Brian Kite and recorded live in performance at UCLA's James Bridges Theater in May 2017. Sound Effects Artist, Aaron Lyons. Production Manager, Katie Friesen. Music Supervisor, Ronn Lipkin. Assistant to the Director, Michelle Gong. Historical Research, Nick Fanego. Associate Producer, Anna Lyse Erikson. Editor, Mitchell Lindskoog. Recording Engineer, Sound Designer, and Mixer, Mark Holden for The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood.

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God of Carnage

God of Carnage

Author: Yasmina Reza Narrator: Amy Landecker, Jocelyn Towne, Josh Stamberg, Simon Helberg Release Date: 01/01/2017

Translated by Christopher Hampton "Winner of the 2009 Tony Award®, God of Carnage is a brash and hilarious exploration of human nature. After one 11-year-old is hit by another, their parents meet to find a mature resolution. As the evening wears on, the veneer of civility degenerates. What begins as protective parenting ends as an excuse to let loose the primordial beast buried in each of us. Starring (in alphabetical order): Simon Helberg as Alan Amy Landecker as Veronica Josh Stamberg as Michael Jocelyn Towne as Annette Sound Effects Artist: Jeff Gardner Production Manager: Megan McGrory Associate Producer: Anna Lyse Erikson Editor: Mitchell Lindskoog Recording Engineer, Sound Designer, and Mixer: Mark Holden for The Invisible STudios, West Hollywood Directed by Martin Jarvis and recorded before an audience. "

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American Buffalo

American Buffalo

Author: David Mamet Narrator: Josh Stamberg, Maurice Williams, Rich Hutchman Release Date: 01/02/2016

David Mamet’s gift for storytelling and forging poetry from both the plain-spoken and profane turns an ill-conceived scheme to steal a rare coin into a triumph of dramatic art. In a junk shop, three men of different generations plan their heist. But their fates, like the nickel’s worn image of the beleaguered buffalo, may have been sealed long ago. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast production starring Rich Hutchman as Donny DuBrow, Josh Stamberg as Walter Cole (Teacher), and Maurice Williams as Bobby. Directed by Brian Kite and recorded before an audience by L.A. Theatre Works.

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Intelligence-Slave

Intelligence-Slave

Author: Kenneth Lin Narrator: Garret Dillahunt, Joe Spano, Josh Stamberg Release Date: 01/05/2015

The story of Curt Herzstark, an Austrian industrialist and concentration camp prisoner who was sent by the Nazis to an underground salt mine during the war. While in captivity, he continued his experiments with a device that would eventually become the hand-held calculator. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast recording, starring Garret Dillahunt, Joe Spano, Josh Stamberg, Daniel Stewart, Nick Toren, Matthew Wolf. Directed by Matt August and recorded before a live audience by L.A. Theatre Works. Intelligence-Slave is part of L.A. Theatre Works’ Relativity Series featuring science-themed plays. Major funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, to enhance public understanding of science and technology in the modern world.

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An Enemy of the People

An Enemy of the People

When a small town relies on tourists flocking to its baths, will a report of dangerously polluted waters be enough to shut them down? Henrik Ibsen weighs the cost of public health versus a town’s livelihood in An Enemy of the People. Also includes an interview with Joel K. Bourne, Jr., former senior environment editor for National Geographic, on man-made environmental disasters, climate change, and the state of the world's water supply. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast recording, featuring: Richard Kind, Gregory Harrison, Rosalind Ayres, Emily Swallow, Josh Stamberg, Tom Virtue, Alan Shearman, Alan Mandell, and Jon Matthews. Additional voices by Sam Boeck, William Hickman, Adam Mondschein, Julia Coulter, and Jeff Gardner. Directed by Martin Jarvis. An Enemy of the People is part of L.A. Theatre Works’ Relativity Series featuring science-themed play. Major funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to enhance public understanding of science and technology in the modern world.

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Reasons to be pretty

Reasons to be pretty

Author: Neil LaBute Narrator: Jenna Fischer, Josh Stamberg, Thomas Sadoski Release Date: 01/01/2014

What does it mean to be pretty? Do you really need someone to validate your appearance? Neil LaBute tackles our obsession with physical beauty head-on in a work nominated for multiple Tony and Drama Desk Awards. Our production, directed by the playwright, includes original Broadway cast member Thomas Sadoski, whose acclaimed performance also earned a Tony nomination. Includes a backstage conversation with Neil LaBute and the cast. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast production featuring Jenna Fischer, Thomas Sadoski, Gia Crovatin, and Josh Stamberg. Written and directed by Neil LaBute. Recorded by L.A. Theatre Works before a live audience.

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Reasons to be Happy

Reasons to be Happy

Author: Neil LaBute Narrator: Jenna Fischer, Josh Stamberg, Thomas Sadoski Release Date: 01/01/2014

In the sequel to "reasons to be pretty," Greg, Steph, Carly, and Kent return a little older, but not necessarily wiser. And don’t worry if you haven’t met them before – there’s more than enough humor and humanity to usher you into the second act of their lives. Includes a backstage conversation with Neil LaBute and the cast. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast production featuring Jenna Fischer, Thomas Sadoski, Gia Crovatin, and Josh Stamberg. Written and directed by Neil LaBute. Recorded by L.A. Theatre Works before a live audience.

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The Seagull

The Seagull

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 Alexeyevich Trigorin Kira Sternbach as Nina Directed by Rosalind Ayres. Translated by Christopher Hampton. Recorded by L.A. Theatre Works before a live audience.

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Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

The most iconic love story of all time, Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is an epic-scale tragedy of desire and revenge. Despite the bitter rivalry that exists between their families, Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet have fallen madly in love. But when the long-running rivalry boils over into murder, the young couple must embark on a dangerous and deadly mission to preserve their love at any cost. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring: Calista Flockhart as Juliet Matthew Wolf as Romeo Julie White as Nurse Alan Mandell as Friar Laurence Richard Chamberlain as Prince Escalus Nicholas Hormann as Lord Capulet Josh Stamberg as Mercutio Mark J. Sullivan as Benvolio and others Logan Fahey as Tybalt and Balthasar Alfred Molina as Chorus Henry Clarke as Paris and others Lily Knight as Lady Capulet Janine Barris as Young Lady, Boy Page to Paris and others Darren Richardson as Sampson and Peter Alan Shearman as Lord Montague and others André Sogliuzzo as Gregory and others Sarah Zimmerman as Lady Montague and others Directed by Martin Jarvis. Recorded at the Invisible Studios, West Hollywood in January, 2012.

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Hamlet

Hamlet

Shakespeare's timeless story of revenge, corruption, and murder is considered one of the greatest works in the English language. Prince Hamlet sets out to avenge his beloved father's death at the hand of his uncle Claudius - but Hamlet's spiral into grief and madness will have permanent and immutable consequences for the Kingdom of Denmark. Composed over 400 years ago, Hamlet remains one of the theater's most studied and performed works, and is presented here in a stunning, sound-rich full-cast recording. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring: Josh Stamberg as Hamlet Stephen Collins as King Claudius JoBeth Williams as Queen Gertrude Stacy Keach as Ghost Alan Mandell as Polonius Emily Swallow as Ophelia JD Cullum as Laertes Matthew Wolf as Horatio Mark Capri as Ambassador and others Josh Clark as Gravedigger, Voltemand and others Henri Lubatti as Rosencrantz and others Jon Matthews as Guildenstern and others Darren Richardson as Player Queen and others André Sogliuzzo as Reynaldo and others Directed by Martin Jarvis. Recorded at the Invisible Studios, West Hollywood in August, 2011.

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