Love, Linda (The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter)

Love, Linda (The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter)

Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter / Book by Stevie Holland, with Gary William Friedman / Arrangements and Additional Music by Gary William Friedman

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Love, Linda (The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter)

Love, Linda (The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter)

Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter / Book by Stevie Holland, with Gary William Friedman / Arrangements and Additional Music by Gary William Friedman

Overview

In this tour-de-force one-woman show, Linda Lee Thomas (Mrs. Cole Porter), candidly recounts, through song and story, her life’s journey with Cole Porter. Though Porter was gay, their companionship and love lasted through 35 years of marriage and a spectacular, glamour-filled life. With innovative arrangements, the timeless music and lyrics of Cole Porter weave through the compelling narrative of Love, Linda, examining the darker sides of their life, while also celebrating the deep love that blossomed through their unconventional relationship.

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Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

Details

  • Genre: Biography
  • Time Period: 1950s, 1940s / WWII, 1930s, 1920s
  • Cast Attributes: Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)
  • Target Audience: Appropriate for all audiences

Authors

Cole Porter

Cole Porter was born in Peru, Indiana in 1891 and died in Hollywood 73 years later. In between, he wrote some of the most memorable songs ever heard on stage or screen, among them “Night and Day,” “Begin the Beguine,” “You’re The Top,” “I Get a Kick Out of You,” “Love For Sal ...

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Stevie Holland

Stevie Holland is a jazz vocalist, playwright, lyricist and performer.

She created the one-woman musical Love, Linda: The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter with award-winning composer Gary William Friedman. Love, Linda enjoyed a successful Off-Broadway Premiere at the York Theatre 2013 ...

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Gary William Friedman

Gary William Friedman is the composer of the Tony-nominated, Obie Award-winning musical The Me Nobody Knows. Other theater credits include Taking My Turn (Outer Critic's Circle Award), which was presented on PBS Television's Great Performance Series, and Treasure Island (Broa ...

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