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Cakewalk

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1 hour

Summary

Broadway legend Elaine Stritch stars as author Lillian Hellman in Peter Feibleman’s beguiling account of Hellman’s tumultuous relationship across several decades with a man 25 years her junior, played by Oscar nominee Bruce Davison.

Accompanied by the original music of Carly Simon. Includes a conversation with Hellman scholar Deborah Martinson, author of Lillian Hellman: A Life with Foxes and Scoundrels.

Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in February 2000.

Directed by Rosalind Ayres Producing Director Susan Albert Loewenberg Samantha Bennett as Esther Bruce Bruce Davison as Cuff Claudette Nevins as Women’s Voices Raphael Sbarge as Men’s Voices Elaine Stritch as Lilly Radio Producer: Raymond Guarna Foley Artist/Stage Manager: John Lovick

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