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Leigh Whipper

Director, Performer, Writer
( b. Oct 29, 1876 Charleston, South Carolina, USA - d. Jul 26, 1975 New York, New York, USA ) Male
He was the first African American member of Actors' Equity Association



Productions Date of Productions
The Shrike
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Performer: Leigh Whipper [Frank Carlisle]
Nov 25, 1953 - Dec 06, 1953
The Shrike
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Performer: Leigh Whipper [Frank Carlisle]
Jan 15, 1952 - May 31, 1952
How Long Till Summer
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Leigh Whipper [Al Gaige]
Dec 27, 1949 - Dec 31, 1949
Set My People Free
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Leigh Whipper [Gullah Jack]
Nov 03, 1948 - Nov 27, 1948
Volpone
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Performer: Leigh Whipper [The Judge]
Jan 08, 1948 - Jan 18, 1948
Lysistrata
[Play, All Black Cast, Comedy, Revival]
  • Performer: Leigh Whipper [Leader of Old Men's Chorus]
Oct 17, 1946 - Oct 19, 1946
Medicine Show
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Leigh Whipper [Eli]
Apr 12, 1940 - May 11, 1940
Of Mice and Men
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Performer: Leigh Whipper [Crooks]
Nov 23, 1937 - May 1938
How Come, Lawd?
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Performer: Leigh Whipper [Aloes]
Sep 30, 1937 - Oct 1937
White Man
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Performer: Leigh Whipper [A Negro Minister]
Oct 17, 1936 - Oct 1936
Stevedore
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Performer: Leigh Whipper [Jim Veal]
Oct 01, 1934 - Nov 1934
Stevedore
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Performer: Leigh Whipper [Jim Veal]
Apr 18, 1934 - Jul 1934
Yeah Man
[Special, Revue, Original]
  • Performer: Leigh Whipper [Razor Jim, Racketeer, Ticket Agent]
  • Book by Leigh Whipper
May 26, 1932 - May 27, 1932
Never No More
[Play, Tragedy, Original]
  • Performer: Leigh Whipper [Neighbor]
Jan 07, 1932 - Jan 1932
Change Your Luck
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Leigh Whipper [Evergreen Peppers]
Jun 06, 1930 - Jun 19, 1930
Porgy
[Play, Revival]
  • Performer: Leigh Whipper [Undertaker, The Crab Man]
Sep 13, 1929 - Oct 1929
Porgy
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Leigh Whipper [The Crab Man]
Oct 10, 1927 - Aug 1928
Lucky Sambo
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Directed by Leigh Whipper
Jun 06, 1925 - Jun 13, 1925
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