Last of the Red Hot Lovers A Comedy in Three Acts
A SAMUEL FRENCH ACTING EDITION
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LAST 'OF THE RED HOT LOVERS was first presented on December ts, 1969, by Saint-Subber at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York City, with the following cast: CHARACTERS
(In Order of Appearance) BARNEY ELAINB
CASlDfAN • • • • • • • • • • • • James Coco NAVAZIO •••••••••••••• Linda Lavin
BoBBI MICHELE •••••••••••••• ]EANETTE FISHER •••••• , • • • • •
Marcia Rodd Doris Roberts
Directed by Robert Moore Scenic Production 'by Oliver Smith Costumes by Donald Brooks Lighting by Peggy Oark THE SCENE The action takes place in an apartment in New York's East Thirties.
Acr ONE A late afternoon in December.
Acr TWO A late l!Itemoon in August.
A late afternoon in September. 3
Last of the Red Hot Lovers ACT ONE The scene ls a one-and-a-half-room apartment in the Turtle Bay section of Manhattan. It's a new building, not more than five or six years old. At first glance we can see the incongruity of the apartment and ies furnishings. The room has a built-in air