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.
An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring:
Samantha Bennett as Esther Bruce
Bruce Davison as Cuff Claudette
Claudette Nevins as Women’s Voices
Raphael Sbarge as Men’s Voices
Elaine Stritch as Lilly
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.
Directed by Rosalind Ayres. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in February of 2000.