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Love Life   
A Vaudeville

 
46th Street Theatre, (10/07/1948 - 5/14/1949)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Oct 07, 1948    
Closing Date: May 14, 1949 Total Performances: 252

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Sketches from 1791 to the present day.



Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Operated by City Playhouses, Inc. (Louis A. Lotito, President)
Produced by Cheryl Crawford
Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner; Music by Kurt Weill; Musical Director: Joseph Littau; Music orchestrated by Kurt Weill; Music arranged by Kurt Weill; Additional music by Irving Schlein
Directed by Elia Kazan; Choreographed by Michael Kidd
Scenic Design by Boris Aronson; Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard; Lighting Design by Peggy Clark
General Manager: John Yorke
Production Stage Manager: Robert Calley; Stage Manager: James C. Wicker and Jules Racine
Orchestra Manager: Morris Stonzek
Press Director: Wolfe Kaufman
Cast
Nanette FabraySusan Cooper
Ray MiddletonSam Cooper
Wana AllisonMother
Dancer
Rosalie AlterTot
Child
Cheryl ArcherElizabeth Cooper
Elly ArdeltyTrapeze Artist
Dorothea BerthelsonSinger
Lyle BettgerWilliam Taylor
Bill BradleyOne of the Speedy Pair
Robert ByrnHank
A Go-Getter
Singer
Tony CharmoliLawyer
Dancer
Victor ClarkeCharlie Hamilton
Boylan
Interlocutor
A Go-Getter
Singer
Jack ClausFather
Hep Cat
Dancer
David CollyerLeffcourt
A Go-Getter
Singer
Virginia ConwellEntertainer
Lenn DaleBen
Tot
Child
John DiggsOne of the Quartette
Nina FrenkinChild
Dancer
Janet GaylordDancer
Elizabeth GibsonTrapeze Artist
Vincent GugleottiChild
Tot
Pat HammerleeOne of the Speedy Pair
Hep Cat
Dancer
Holly HarrisMary Jo
Miss Horoscope
Singer
Joseph JamesOne of the Quartette
Jean KinsellaCorrespondent
One of the Flighty Pair
Hep Cat
Dancer
Mark KramerWill
A Go-Getter
Singer
Josephine LambertGirl
Singer
Marie LeidalGirl
Singer
Jay LloydHep Cat
Dancer
Jay MarshallThe Magician
Carolyn MayeSinger
Miss Mysticism
Barbara McCutcheonJudy
Dancer
Scott MerrillBell Hop
One of the Flighty Pair
Hep Cat
Dancer
Mariane OliphantHep Cat
Dancer
Lily PagetSoloist
Singer
Arthur PartingtonPunch
Dancer
Jules RacineJudge
A Go-Getter
Larry RobbinsSlade
A Go-Getter
Singer
Stanley SimmonsDancer
Faye Elizabeth SmithSoloist
Singer
Sylvia StahlmanMiss Ideal Man
Singer
Johnny StewartJohnny Cooper
David ThomasGeorge Hamilton Beacon
Harvey
Leader
Mr. Cynic
A Go-Getter
Singer
Johnny ThompsonHobo
Evans ThorntonTim
Walt
Singer
Gene TobinJonathan Anderson
A Go-Getter
Singer
Peggy TurnleySinger
William VeaseyOne of the Quartette
Frank WestbrookLawyer
Dancer
James YoungOne of the Quartette
Understudies: Wana Allison (Miss Horoscope, Miss Ideal Man, Miss Mysticism), Robert Byrn (Interlocutor), Victor Clarke (Leader), David Collyer (Mr. Cynic), Lenn Dale (Johnny Cooper), Holly Harris (Susan Cooper), Carol O'Donnell (Elizabeth Cooper), Jules Racine (The Magician, Walt) and Evans Thornton (Hobo, Sam Cooper, Will)
Tony Award®
winner 1949 Best Actress (Musical) [winner] 
 Performer: Nanette Fabray
music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
ACT 1 Sung By
Who Is Samuel Cooper?Mary Jo, George Hamilton Beacon, Jonathan Anderson, Charlie Hamilton, Hank and Women
My Name is Samuel CooperSam
Here I'll StaySusan and Sam
ProgressThe Go-Getters
I Remember It WellSusan and Sam
Green-Up TimeSusan, Men and Women
Green-Up Time (Dance)Punch and Dancers
EconomicsQuartette
Mother's Getting NervousThree Tots
My Kind of NightSam
Women's Club BluesSusan and Women
DanceDancers
Love SongHobo
I'm Your ManSam, Slade, Charlie Hamilton, George Hamilton Beacon and Leffcourt
ACT 2 Sung By
Ho, Bill O!Madigral Singers
I Remember It Well (Reprise) Sam and Susan
Is It Him or Is It MeSusan
Punch and Judy Get a Divorce (Ballet)Dancers
This Is the LifeSam
Here I'll Stay (Reprise) Charlie Hamilton
Minstrel ParadeMinstrels
Madame ZuzuMiss Horoscope and Miss Mysticism
Taking No ChancesMr. Cynic
Mr. RightSusan and Miss Ideal Man