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Laurette

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Stanley Young 

  • Author Notes

    Based on the biography "Laurette" by Marguerite Courtney.

  • Setting

    Primarily a living-room facing the Hudson River, New York City - though the action moves freely, in memory, to London, Hollywood, the Connecticut countryside, and on the stages of the various theatres.

  • Synopsis

    The life of Irish American actress Miss Laurette Taylor.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    6

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Dr. Preston Christopher Casson
Jane Peyton Blanaid Irvine
Laurette Siobhán McKenna
Elizabeth Cooney May Cluskey
A Young Stage Manager Tom Samway
Marguerite Taylor Carole Mowlam
Dwight Taylor David Hemmings
J. Hartley Manners Michael Gwynn
Joe Mark Callan
Bill Harris Neville Jason
Production Team  
Lighting Charles Scott
Costumes Barbara Higgins
Production by Albert Marre
Stage Manager Martin Beckwith
Deputy Stage Manager Betty Long
Sound Operator Ivan Dixon
Design Alpho O'Reilly

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The sources for this entry are company programmes and contemporary press cuttings.