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LA TheatreWorks: Park Your Car in the Harvard Yard by Israel Horovitz on April 25 at 10 pm April 25, 2009

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L.A. Theatre Works

This Saturday, April 25 from 10 pm – midnight on 89.3 KPCC and online at www.scpr.org/programs/latw/, L.A. Theatre Works will air Park Your Car in the Harvard Yard by Israel Horovitz, starring Judith Ivey and Jason Robards.  Jacob Brakish, the toughest, meanest teacher at Gloucester High School, is dying at home.  His advertisement for a housekeeper during his final year is answered by a mousey 40-year-old named Katherine, a woman Jacob has forgotten he flunked years ago.  The broadcast includes an interview with Israel Horovitz.

Next Saturday, May 2 from 10 pm – midnight on 89.3 KPCC and online at www.scpr.org/programs/latw/, L.A. Theatre Works will air The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams, starring Julie Harris, Calista Flockhart, Zeljko Ivanek, and Kevin Kilner – recreating their original roles from the Tony Award-winning Broadway production.  Williams’ classic memory-play about an eccentric Southern family: the domineering Amanda Wingfield and her grown children, cynical Tom and fragile Laura.

L.A. Theatre Works’ radio theater series is streamed at www.scpr.org/programs/latw/ for one week following each Saturday night broadcast. To get a full schedule,  go to the L.A. Theatre Works website at www.latw.org and follow the link through the “Radio Theatre Series” heading and then “Episode Guide” or go directly to www.scpr.org for KPCC.

The series can also be heard on 89.7 WGBH in Boston; 91.5 FM WBEZ in Chicago; 94.9 KUOW in Seattle; 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; 94.1 KPFA in Northern California; 91.1 FM KRCB in Sonoma County; 89.1 KUOR in Redlands; as well as on many other public radio stations nationwide.  Selected programs from LATW are also heard internationally over BBC World Service, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Radio Telefis Eirann (Ireland), Radio Hong Kong, and Radio New Zealand.  The L.A. Theatre Works Audio Theatre Collection is available in bookstores, libraries, through their catalog, digitally on itunes, overdrive.com, audible.com, and on the L.A. Theatre Works website at www.latw.org.

Additional support for the series is provided by AudioFile Magazine.  Listeners can visit their website at www.audiofilemagazine.com to view 65 reviews of LATW plays and hear sound clips from them.

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