Andrea Bowen
(© Lifetime Television)
Andrea Bowen
(© Lifetime Television)
Andrea Bowen, Matt Gaydos, Carolyn Seymour, Simon Templeman, Douglas Weston, Joanne Whalley, and Matt Wolf will star in L.A. Theatre Works' staged readings of Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing. The readings, which are recorded for later radio broadcast, will be performed at Skirball Cultural Center, November 12-16. Rosalind Ayres will direct.

In this comedy about marriage and writing, playwright Henry leaves his wife for another woman, and then is confronted with being the cuckold himself.

The series will continue with the U.S. premiere of two pieces Beloved Clara and Odyssey of Love (December 3-7), featuring pianist Lucy Parnham and actors Rosalind Ayres and Martin Jarvis; Lonne Elder III's Ceremonies in Dark Old Men (January 14-18); Eric Stoltz, Waleed F. Zuaiter and Sevaan Greene in George Packer's Betrayed (February 18-22); Mark Ruffalo, Josh Hamilton, and Missy Yager in Kenneth Lonergan's This Is Our Youth (March 18-22); Alfred Molina and Brian Cox in Yazmin Reza's Art (April 15-19); a double bill of War of the Worlds and The Lost World (May 13-17); Neil Patrick Harris, Hamish Linklater, and Emily Bergl in Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest (June 17-21); and Richard Dreyfuss, Hector Elizondo, and Amy Pietz in Friedrich Durrenmatt's The Physicists (July 8-12).

For more information, call 310-827-0889 or visit www.latw.org.