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LA TheatreWorks: The Devil’s Disciple by George Bernard Shaw on Saturday July 4 July 4, 2009

Posted by William Spear in >> Radio Drama.
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This weekend, beginning July 4, L.A. Theatre Works will air its production of The Devil’s Disciple by George Bernard Shaw, starring Richard Dreyfuss, Bruce Davison, Pat Carroll and Lisa Pelikan.  The broadcast can be heard locally in Southern California on Saturday from 10pm to midnight on KPCC 89.3 FM, and can also be streamed on demand at www.latw.org.

Shaw stands “do or die” melodrama on its head in this tale set during the American Revolution. A young hero who disdains heroism makes the ultimate sacrifice for honor and country. The broadcast includes interviews with theater directors Ethan McSweeny and Bill Largess, both of whom have staged recent productions of Shaw’s play.

L.A. Theatre Works’ radio theater series can be heard locally in Southern California on Saturday from 10pm to midnight on KPCC 89.3 FM, and can also be streamed on demand at www.latw.org.  The series can also be heard on the following stations (check local listings for broadcast times): 89.7 WGBH in Boston; 91.5 FM WBEZ in Chicago; 94.9 KUOW in Seattle; 91.1 KPBX Spokane; 93.5 FM KRTS “Marfa Public Radio” in Texas; 90.5 FM KUT in Austin; 88.9 FM KUNM in Albuquerque; 91.5 FM, Interlochen Public Radio in Northern Michigan; 90.1 FM KKFI in Kansas City, MO; 90.7 FM KVNO in Omaha; 89.9 WRVO in Oswego, NY; 91.9 KMUN in Astoria, OR; 90.9 KCPB in Warrenton, OR; 94.1 KPFA in Northern California; 91.1 FM KRCB in Sonoma County; 89.3 KVPR in Fresno; 89.1 KPRX in Bakersfield; and 89.1 KUOR in Redlands.

Major funding for L.A. Theatre Works’ broadcast series is provided by the S. Mark Taper Foundation.  Founded in 1989, the S. Mark Taper Foundation is a private family foundation dedicated to enhancing the quality of people’s lives by supporting non-profit organizations and their work in the community. 
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