Before Lucy and Desi became America’s favorite television couple, Lucille Ball developed her show-business-aspiring housewife character from 1948-1951 on CBS Radio. L.A. Theatre Works reprises two episodes from the radio series that inspired I Love Lucy. Written by Jess Oppenheimer, Madelyn Pugh and Bob Carroll, Jr.
An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring:
Samantha Bennett as Carolyn/Marge/Gossipy Woman
Jeff Conaway as George Cooper
Harold Gould as Rudolph Atterbury
Marilu Henner as Liz Cooper
Joe Liss as Waiter/Herb Paxton/Announcer
Alley Mills as Iris Atterbury
Musical direction by Doug Walter.
Directed by Dennis Erdman. Recorded before a live audience at the Museum of Television and Radio, Beverly Hills in February of 2000.