The show was rumored to have been inspired by a backstage fight between married actors Alfred Lunt
and Lynne Fontanne during their 1935 production of "The Taming of the Shrew," overheard by their stage manager Arnold Saint Subber.
As the African-American Alfred Lunt
and Lynne Fontanne of the modern American theatre, they were royalty in that profession.
Hatcher's snappy period comedy pays homage to the legendary acting partnership of Alfred Lunt
and Lynn Fontanne, who starred in a long line of stage hits from the late 1920s through the '50s.
Lawrence, Virginia Woolf, Marlene Dietrich, Greta Garbo, Alfred Lunt
and Lynne Fontanne, Somerset Maugham, Michael Redgrave, and Irene Worth.
O'Neill did not write about forks; in this scene, he had his Marco, originally played by Alfred Lunt
, no less, rescind the luxury tax (since few people in the province could afford luxuries) and institute a necessity tax instead.
Ten Chimneys, the home near Milwaukee of actors Alfred Lunt
and Lynn Fontanne, is not in the book, perhaps because it was restored and opened to the public too recently for inclusion, or perhaps because it is the home of a married couple rather than of Fontanne alone.
The box office number is 08700 402000 Kiss Me, Kate facts: The plot was inspired by the on-and-off-stage battles between married theatrical stars, Alfred Lunt
and Lynn Fontanne.
Her conversation (is) smiling but utterly negative.' London July 24, 1972 he wrote to Alfred Lunt
and Lynn Fontanne: 'Saw a school musical called Grease which might have been written in Choctaw -only a few rude words could I hear or recognise.'
"Idiot's Delight" was written for the celebrated acting team of Alfred Lunt
and Lynn Fontanne.
On the other hand, Coward wrote the play as an entertainment for himself to perform with the famous Broadway team Alfred Lunt
and Lynn Fontanne, and for all its talk about flouting convention, it doesn't quite hold up as serious drama.
He was discovered while studying under Alfred Lunt
and Lynn Fontanne by Margaret Webster.
Along with Alfred Lunt
and Lynn Fontanne, Coward himself acted in the play when it opened on Broadway.