Private Lives

Comedy - Original

Times Square Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: January 27, 1931
  • Closing Date: September 12, 1931
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 256

Playwright: Noël Coward


Divorcees Elyot and Amanda unexpectedly meet while honeymooning with their respective new spouses and discover that their passion for — and irritation with — each other is just as strong as ever.


Opening Night Cast

Noël Coward in Private Lives Noël Coward Elyot Chase
Gertrude Lawrence Amanda Prynne
Jill Esmond Sybil Chase
Laurence Olivier in Private Lives Laurence Olivier Victor Prynne
Therese Quadri Louise
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Opening Night Production Credits

Noël Coward Noël Coward Writer
Noël Coward Noël Coward Director
  Gladys E. Calthrop Scenic Design
  Gladys E. Calthrop Set Decoration
  Molyneux Miss Lawrence's Gowns
  John C. Wilson General Manager
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