SAN FRANCISCO, December 15, 2011 – L.A. Theatre Works has partnered with INscribe Digital, a digital services provider of global ebook distribution, content conversion and marketing services to the publishing community via its ONE Digital platform, to globally distribute their enhanced eBook content, which allows readers to listen simultaneously on their digital devices. The announcement was made today by INscribe EVP & GM, Anne Kubek.
L.A. Theatre Works is a non-profit media arts organization based in Los Angeles whose mission for over 25 years has been to present, preserve and disseminate classic and contemporary plays. Leveraging its unique catalog of audio recordings featuring leading actors from Hollywood and Broadway such as Paul Giamatti, David Strathairn, Alfred Molina, Edward Asner, Stacy Keach, Ed Begley Jr., Ted Danson, Richard Dreyfuss, Hector Elizondo, Helen Hunt, John Lithgow, Michael York, Jacqueline Bisset, Roger Rees, Eric Stoltz, Shirley Knight, Anne Heche, James Marsters, Joanne Whalley, Susan Sullivan, Lloyd Owen and Lucy Davis and hundreds of others, L.A. Theatre Works will provide audio to complement and enrich the e-book content of original plays by William Shakespeare, Oscar Wilde, Eugene O’Neill, George Bernard Shaw, Sinclair Lewis, Richard Brinsley Sheridan and Norman Corwin and many more.
“This is a way to marry our unique catalog of audio drama with the original manuscripts and offer them to the digital marketplace,” said Susan Loewenberg, Producing Director at L.A. Theatre Works. “INscribe Digital provides the delivery platform and third party partnerships to help us transition into the space with a unique product and thrive.”
“We couldn’t be more thrilled than to partner with an innovative organization like L.A. Theatre Works. The digital space is evolving and providing readers with access to unique content in compelling new ways, and the L.A. Theatre Works list is a perfect way to demonstrate the best of the digital reading and listening experience” said Kubek.
About INscribe Digital
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About L.A. Theatre Works
L.A. Theatre Works is a non-profit media arts organization based in Los Angeles whose mission for over 25 years has been to present, preserve and disseminate classic and contemporary plays. Our unique hybrid form of audio theatre and innovative use of technology in the production and dissemination of theatre keeps this venerable art form thriving, assuring wide and affordable access.