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Synopsis:  comedy

Set in a suite in Boston’s Ritz-Carlton Hotel in the 1940s, the play revolves around a group of New York theatre-folk watching opening night of their new play written by a truck driver. Hoping for a success and moving on to Broadway, the cast of characters includes the playwright; a temperamental leading actress and her gin-rummy playing mother; a flamboyant director; a lowbrow producer and his wise-cracking ice-skater wife;  plus the show’s backer.  Is the show a flop or isn’t it?  Is everyone together on this? Or Friends or foes?   Ambitious and complacent or superficial or lacking in depth?  Does it matter?

Light Up the Sky
Written by Moss Hart
Directed by Roy Jones      196__

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CAST:

Leila Owen ...........… Miss Lowell             Bud Abbott…....... Carleton Fitzgerald

Donna McDonald … Frances Black         Cliff Owen ........… Owen Turner

Jean Bain .................. Stella Livingston    Bernie Plaquin ….. Peter Sloan

Cornel Sawchuk ..… Sidney Black           Roy Jones ….......... Sven (masseur)

Anne Edwards …...... Irene Livingston     Rob Edmunds …... Tyler Rayburn

Maurice McKay ….... William H. Gallegher    

Les Kuhnert ...........… A Plain Clothes Man

Lavern Atchison & Ron Brown …....................................... Back Stage Voices

 

CREW:

Adolph Merz ….... Stage Manager          Gail Mawson ..........… Set Design

Sylvia Jones …..... Properties                    Lois Merz …................ Pianist    

Dagmar Allen ..… Costumes                    Adolph Merz ….......... Lighting

Lois Price …......... Prompter                     Kathy Walkley .......… Tickets

Betty Nielson ….. Programmes                Ken Kjenstad …......... House Manager

Miggs Sawchuk & Mame Connick ….......................................... Make-up

Robin Edmunds & Cliff Owen ..................................................… Sets  

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