Louise Gold made
her first Starring appearance in one of
Magician/Hobo - Rex Taylor Craig
Susan - Louise Gold
Sam - David Firth
Mary Joe - Issy Van Randwyck
Tim/Mr Cynic -
George/Interlocutor - Mark Fredrick
Elizabeth - Beatrice Holland
Johnny - James Corden
Alice - Kate Dyson
Slade - Neil Rose
Bill - Edward Burton
Con Man - Robert Carlin
Miss Horoscope - Sue Clements
Miss Mysticism - Juliet Arthur
Miss Ideal Man - Sally Bradshaw
Music - Kurt Weill
Lyrics - Alan Jay Lerner
Original Production – 7 October 1948,
Musical Director -Mark W Dorrell
Note that the actress Beatrice Holland is usually known professionally as Bea Holland. (Her appearance in this Lost Musical seems to have been quite early in her career).
Interestingly, in this production the characters of a mother and daughter were played by actresses who happen to be cousins of some kind.
Louise Gold and Dick Vosburgh subsequently appeared as opposing Team Captains in a BBC Radio quiz show Let’s Do The Show Right Here. Many years later Louise Gold sang at A Celebration Of The Life And Work Of Dick Vosburgh.
Louise Gold and David Firth had previously appeared together in The Metropolitan Mikado, they went on to appear in Assassins and Man Of La Mancha, and were featured on the JAY/TER recordings of On The Town and Anything Goes (recording) - Website Recommended Album.
Louise Gold, David Firth and Sally Bradshaw had previously appeared together in a concert of highlights from Ratepayers' Iolanthe & Metropolitan Mikado
Issy Van Randwyck’s recording credits include: Encore The Very Best From The Musicals , Cole Porter - Night And Day, The History Of The Musical, The Great Musicals – Laughter And Tears, and, 100 Hits Musicals.
Links about Love Life
Muppet Central/Tibby's Bowl Interview with Louise Gold http://www.muppetcentral.com/articles/interviews/gold.shtml Although she does not give it's name, Louise mentions how she got involved with Love Life.
The Watford Observer interview with the actress Beatrice Holland (since she happens to mention one of the other members of her rather artistic family): http://www.watfordobserver.co.uk/news/8814534.Actress_reveals_Watford_Town_Hall_link/