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Melvin Van Peebles

Composer, Director, Performer, Producer, Writer, Lyricist
( b. Aug 21, 1932 Chicago, Illinois, USA ) Male
Relations: Father of Megan Van Peebles
Father of Mario Van Peebles


Productions Date of Productions
Waltz of the Stork
[Play, Comedy, Play with music, Original]
  • Music by Melvin Van Peebles
  • Produced by Melvin Van Peebles
  • Directed by Melvin Van Peebles
  • Starring: Melvin Van Peebles [Edward Aloysius Younger]
  • Written by Melvin Van Peebles
  • Lyrics by Melvin Van Peebles
Jan 05, 1982 - May 23, 1982
Reggae
[Musical, Original]
  • Book by Melvin Van Peebles
Mar 27, 1980 - Apr 13, 1980
Don't Play Us Cheap!
[Musical, Fantasy, Original]
  • Directed by Melvin Van Peebles
  • Produced by Melvin Van Peebles
  • Music by Melvin Van Peebles
  • Book by Melvin Van Peebles
  • Lyrics by Melvin Van Peebles
May 16, 1972 - Sep 30, 1972
Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death
[Musical, Original]
  • Music by Melvin Van Peebles
  • Book by Melvin Van Peebles
  • Lyrics by Melvin Van Peebles
Oct 20, 1971 - Jul 30, 1972
1973 Tony Award® Best Book of a Musical
 Don't Play Us Cheap! [nominee]
Book by Melvin Van Peebles
1972 Tony Award® Best Book of a Musical
 Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death [nominee]
Book by Melvin Van Peebles
1972 Tony Award® Best Original Score
 Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death [nominee]
Lyrics by Melvin Van Peebles; Music by Melvin Van Peebles
1972 Drama Desk Award Most Promising Book
winnerAin't Supposed to Die a Natural Death [winner]
Book by Melvin Van Peebles
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