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Pacific Resident Theatre

Pacific Resident Theatre (PRT) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit theatre company located at 707 Venice Boulevard in Venice, California. It was founded as an actors cooperative in Venice's arts district in 1985 and is dedicated to producing both classic[1] and little known plays,[2] as well as works by new authors.[3] The company has received over 90 awards[4] including awards from the L.A. Drama Critics Circle,[5] Drama-Logue, the NAACP, the LA Weekly and Garland.[6]

Production history


  • The Secrets of the Trade by Jonathan Tolins
  • The Indians are Coming to Dinner by Jennifer W. Rowland
  • Barrie: Back to Back, an Evening of Plays by J. M. Barrie
  • Julia by Vince Melocchi


  • Becky's New Car by Steven Dietz
  • Wild Boy by Oliver Goldstick
  • The Browning Version by Terence Rattigan
  • Loyalties by Tony Pasqualini
  • Saint Joan of the Slaughterhouses by Bertolt Brecht


  • Lions by Vince Melocchi
  • Fata Morgana by Ernest Vajda
  • The Time of Your Life by William Saroyan
  • My Ántonia by Scott Schwartz, Based on the novel by Willa Cather
  • Hamlet or Does Father Reeeally Know Best? Adapted from Shakespeare's play by Nancy Linehan Charles


  • The 60s by Trish Soodik
  • Anatol by Arthur Schnitzler
  • The Hasty Heart by John Patrick
  • Alice Sit-by-the-Fire by J. M. Barrie
  • Hogan's Goat by William Alfred
  • Keeping Faith by Alex Peabody






  • The Swan by Ferenc Molnár
  • Otherwise Engaged by Simon Gray
  • A Question of Mercy by David Rabe
  • Tonight at 8:30 by Noel Coward
  • Children Suggested by a short story by John Cheever
  • A Time Trilogy 3 Evenings With Paul Linke



  • Quick Change Room by Nagle Jackson
  • Ardele by Jean Anouilh
  • Scotland Road by Jeffrey Hatcher
  • Christmas Memory/ One Christmas by Truman Capote
  • Ivanov by Anton Chekhov
  • Candida by George Bernard Shaw
  • A Time Trilogy 3 Evenings With Paul Linke



  • There's One in Every Marriage by Georges Feydeau
  • Southern Girls by Sheri Bailey and Dura Temple
  • A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, Adaptation by Orson Bean


  • Ondine by Jean Giraudoux
  • Come Good Rain by George Seremba
  • Boo! An Evening of Ghost Stories by PRT and the L.A. Directors Project
  • Stories of the Season by Robert Alan Beuth and George Harrison
  • The Visit by Friedrich Duerrenmatt


  • Under the Gaslight by Augustin Daly
  • Stories of the Season by Robert Alan Beuth and George Harrison
  • Sitting Man by Carol Kaplan
  • Barbarians by Maxim Gorki




  • The Blue Dahlia by Raymond Chandler, adaptation by Daniel O'Connor
  • The Merry Wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare
  • The Long Christmas Dinner by Thornton Wilder


  • Romanoffs by R.C. Morris & T. R. Oglesby
  • South Central Rain by Jamie Baker
  • The Long Christmas Dinner by Thornton Wilder


  • Slaughterhouse on Tanner's Close by Daniel O'Connor
  • June Second adapted from William Faulkner's "The Sound and the Fury"



  • Thanksgiving by Jim McClure
  • Happy End by Bertolt Brecht


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