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. Adapted by Rebecca Lenkiewicz.
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.
Includes an interview about the Deepwater Horizon, man-made environmental disasters, climate change, and the state of the world’s water supply with Joel K. Bourne Jr., former senior environment writer for National Geographic.
Directed by Martin Jarvis. Recorded in Los Angeles before a live audience at The James Bridges Theater, UCLA in April of 2014.
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.