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LA TheatreWorks: A Woman of No Importance by Oscar Wilde on Saturday June 6 at 10:00pm June 6, 2009

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This weekend, beginning June 6, L.A. Theatre Works will air its production of A Woman of No Importance by Oscar Wilde, starring Rosalind Ayres, Martin Jarvis, Miriam Margolyes, Jane Carr, Judy Geeson, Samantha Mathis and Robert Machray. 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 .

Devilishly attractive Lord Illingworth is notorious for his skill as a seducer. But he is still invited to all the best houses, while his female conquests must hide their shame in seclusion. In this devastating drawing room comedy, Wilde uses his celebrated wit to expose English society’s narrow view of everything from sexual mores to Americans. The broadcast includes an interview with Merlin Holland, Oscar Wilde’s grandson.

L.A. Theatre Works’ radio theater 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; 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; 94.1 KPFA in Northern California; 91.1 FM KRCB in Sonoma County; 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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