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An Enemy of the People

When a small town relies on tourists flocking to its baths, will a report of dangerously polluted waters be enough to shut them down? Henrik Ibsen weighs the cost of public health versus a town’s livelihood in An Enemy of the People.

An L.A. Theatre Works full cast recording featuring:

Rosalind Ayres as Catherine Stockman
Gregory Harrison as Peter Stockman
Richard Kind as Dr. Thomas Stockman
Alan Mandell as Morten Kill
Alan Shearman as Captain Horster
Jon Matthews as Billing
Josh Stamberg as Hovstad
Emily Swallow as Petra
Tom Virtue as Aslaksen

Additional voices by Sam Boeck, William Hickman, Adam Mondschein, Julia Coulter, and Jeff Gardner. Directed by Martin Jarvis. Recorded before a live audience.

Includes an interview with Joel K. Bourne, Jr., former senior environment editor for National Geographic, on man-made environmental disasters, climate change, and the state of the world’s water supply.

“This captivating performance by a cast of experienced actors enlivens both words and issues.” – Booklist

An Enemy of the People is part of L.A. Theatre Works’ Relativity Series featuring science-themed plays. Major funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to enhance public understanding of science and technology in the modern world.

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