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Life and Death of an American   
Part of "The Living Newspaper" Series

 
Maxine Elliott's Theatre , (5/19/1939 - circa. 6/1939)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:May 19, 1939   
Closing Date:Jun 1939 Total Performances:29

Category: Play, Sketches, Drama, Original
Setting: Small Eastern City and Chicago, IL.


Production Staff
Produced by Living Newspaper Unit of the Federal Theatre Project of the WPA
Music by Alex North and Earl Robinson; Written by George Sklar
Choreographed by Lily Mehlmann; Staged by Charles K. Freeman
Scenic Design by Howard Bay; Costume Design by Alexander Jones; Lighting Design by Moe Hack
Technical Director: George Crowley
Cast
Helene C. Ambrose Kathleen Dorgan
Donald Cafarella Danny Dorgan
Kendall Clark Slim (As a Man)
Blanche Collins Blues Singer
Dorothy Dunsby Waitress
Danny Greene Jerry Dorgan (As a Boy)
J. Arthur Kennedy Jerry Dorgan (As a Man)
Judson Langill Doctor
Nat Loesberg Spike
Robert Lowe Lieut. Forbes
Josephine Morse Mrs. Ives
John Pote Michael Dorgan
Mary Rolfe Mary Buckley
Eleanor Scherr Peasoup
Everett Spencer Slim (As a Boy)