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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)
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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
Helene C. Ambrose
Kathleen Dorgan
Donald Cafarella
Danny Dorgan
Kendall Clark
Slim (As a Man)
Blanche Collins
Blues Singer
Dorothy Dunsby
Danny Greene
Jerry Dorgan (As a Boy)
J. Arthur Kennedy
Jerry Dorgan (As a Man)
Judson Langill
Nat Loesberg
Robert Lowe
Lieut. Forbes
Josephine Morse
Mrs. Ives
John Pote
Michael Dorgan
Mary Rolfe
Mary Buckley
Eleanor Scherr
Everett Spencer
Slim (As a Boy)