The Woman Who Laughed

Joyce Carol Oates
LA Theatre Works
Directed by Gordon House
Nell Ryder is a sardonic and urbane school teacher transplanted to small-town Michigan in Joyce Carol Oates' play. But when she gets into a dispute with an aggrieved parent, Nell finds herself accused of impropriety with one of her adolescent charges.
Production duration: 1 hr 4 min
LA Theatre Works

Cast & creative team


  • Towers
    Edward Asner
  • Madge
    Lindsay Crouse
  • Joey Eaton
    Ethan Glazer
  • Pitts
    Harold Gould
  • Nell
    Kaitlin Hopkins
  • Gil
    Gary Kroeger
  • Billy
    Jarrett Lennon
  • Darlene
    Lana McKissack
  • Mrs. Eaton
    Marian Mercer
  • Tuttle
    Tom Virtue


  • Gordon House