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Look Back in Anger - L.A. Theatre Works 2012


Look Back in Anger
L.A. Theatre Works

In John Osborne’s classic drama, Jimmy Porter barely ekes out a living running a candy stall by day and playing jazz trumpet by night. Although he usually takes his frustrations out on his emotionless wife, Jimmy's scathing tongue and self-loathing seem destined to destroy everything. Still as shocking and relevant as when it first premiered in post-war London, Look Back in Anger is a sharply funny, fiercely honest exploration of political disillusionment and basic human yearning. Set in the UK at the dawn of the '60s social unrest, this savage morality tale spawned the phrase “angry young man.” An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring: Steven Brand as Cliff Moira Quirk as Alison Simon Templeman as Jimmy James Warwick as Colonel Redhorn Joanne Whalley as Helena Directed by Rosalind Ayres. Recorded before a live audience.

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