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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. AmbroseKathleen Dorgan
Donald CafarellaDanny Dorgan
Kendall ClarkSlim (As a Man)
Blanche CollinsBlues Singer
Dorothy DunsbyWaitress
Danny GreeneJerry Dorgan (As a Boy)
J. Arthur KennedyJerry Dorgan (As a Man)
Judson LangillDoctor
Nat LoesbergSpike
Robert LoweLieut. Forbes
Josephine MorseMrs. Ives
John PoteMichael Dorgan
Mary RolfeMary Buckley
Eleanor ScherrPeasoup
Everett SpencerSlim (As a Boy)