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Private Lives   

Billy Rose Theatre , (12/04/1969 - 4/25/1970)
Broadhurst Theatre , (4/27/1970 - 5/30/1970)
First Preview: Total Previews:2
Opening Date:Dec 04, 1969   
Closing Date:May 30, 1970 Total Performances:198

Category: Play, Comedy, Romantic Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: The terrace of a hotel in Deauville, France; Amanda's flat in Paris. Mid-1930s.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Billy Rose
Produced by David Merrick; Associate Producer: Samuel Liff
Originally produced by APA (Ellis Rabb, Artistic Director)
Written by Noël Coward
Directed by Stephen Porter
Scenic Design by James Tilton; Costume Design by Joe Eula; Miss Grimes' Costumes by Barbara Matera; Lighting Design by James Tilton
General Manager: Jack Schlissel; Company Manager: David Lawlor
Production Stage Manager: Lo Hardin; Assistant Stage Mgr: Bob Beard
General Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson and Lee Solters; Press Representative: Ted Goldsmith; Advertising: Blaine-Thompson and Fred Golden; Photographer: Carl Samrock
Brian Bedford Elyot Chase
David Glover Victor Prynne
Tammy Grimes Amanda Prynne
Suzanne Grossman Sybil Chase
J. J. Lewis Louise
the Maid
Understudies: Bob Beard (Elyot Chase, Victor Prynne), Katherine Helmond (Amanda Prynne, Louise) and J. J. Lewis (Sybil Chase)
Tony Award®
winner 1970 Best Actress in a Play [winner]
Tammy Grimes
Drama Desk Award
winner 1970 Outstanding Performance [winner]
Performer: Tammy Grimes and Brian Bedford