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Run, Little Chillun   

 
Hudson Theatre , (8/11/1943 - 8/26/1943)
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Opening Date:Aug 11, 1943   
Closing Date:Aug 26, 1943 Total Performances:16

Category: Play, Drama, Play with music, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in four scenes
Setting: The Parsonage in a small Southern town; The Meeting Place of the New Day Pilgrims; Toomer's Bottom; Hope Baptist Church.


Production Staff
Produced by Lew Cooper; Produced in association with Meyer Davis and George Jessel
Music by Hall Johnson; Written by Hall Johnson; Musical Director: Hall Johnson
Directed by Clarence Muse; Production Supervised by Lew Cooper; Choreographed by Felicia Sorel
Scenic Design by Perry Watkins; Costume Design by Perry Watkins
Cast
John Alele Chorus
Roger Alford Brother Absalom Brown
Novitiate
Myrtle Anderson Mame
of Toomer's Bottom
Viola Anderson Belle
of Toomer's Bottom
Olive Ball The Rev. Sister Luella Strong
Service Bell Elder Tongola
Prophet of the New Day Pilgrims
Alfred Bledger Dancer
Miriam Burton Bessiola Hicks
Pilgrim Choir
Howard Carter Pilgrim Choir
Maggie Carter Sister Judy Ann Hicks
Thornton Cherokee Chorus
Sylvanna Cole Chorus
Ruth Collins Pilgrim Choir
William O. Davis Brother Goliath Simpson
Novitiate
Helen Dowdy Ella
Roxie Foster Dancer
Awilda Frazier Organist
Olive Gordon Dancer
Frank Green Dancer
Bessie Guy Sister Mattie Fullilove
Clarence Harris Blind Man
Edna Mae Harris Sulamai
Mabel Hart Dancer
Robert Harvey Brother Esau Redd
Chairman of Deacon Board of Hope, Baptist Church
Adolph Henderson Sexton of the Hope Baptist Church
Elijah Hodges Novitiate
Brother George W. Jenkins
Charles Holland Charlie
Singer
Martin James Chorus
James Jones Novitiate
Lulu B. King Sue Scott
of Toomer's Bottom
Rosalie King Sister Mahalie Ockletree
Okey Lawson Chorus
Robert Lopez Dancer
Fredye Marshall Sister Mata
Priestess
Means Mases Chorus
Inez Matthews Soloist
Violet McDowell Mary Lou Mack
Norma Miller Dancer
Walter Mosby Brother Jo-Ba
Herald of Joy
Joseph A. Noble Dancer
Bill O'Neil Dancer
Caleb Peterson Jim
Rev. Jones' Son
Nyoka Pleasant Dancer
Bertha Powell Sister Flossie Lou Little
Geraldine Prillerman Dancer
James Flash Riley Dancer
Garfield Ritter Dancer
Lillian Roberts Dancer
Edwin Roche Jeems Jackson
Pilgrim Choir
Norma Ross Dancer
Gertrude Saunders Mag
Sulamai's Mother
Wardell Saunders Brother Bartholomew Little
Novitiate
Louis Sharp The Rev. Jones
Pastor of the Hope Baptist Church
P. Jay Sidney Brother Moses
Young Priest
Maude Simmons Mother Kanda
Daughter of Tongola
Joan Smith Dancer
Randall Steplight Brother Jeremiah Johnson
Andrew Taylor Novitiate
Eloise Uggams Sister Lulu Jane Hunt
Eva Vaughan Sister Susie May Hunt
Dorothy Williams Dancer
Enid Williams Dancer
music by Hall Johnson
ACT 1Sung By
Church in the Dale The Choir
Bye and Bye
Song of the Hill Charlie
Processional/Credo/Moon-Music/Tangola Dance Music Sister Mata (Priestess) and Soloist
ACT 2Sung By
I Can't Stay Here by Myself Sister Flossie Lou Little
Song of the Hill Charlie
Steal Away/Amazing Grace/Oh, Jesus, Come Dis-A-Way The Choir
Run Little Chillun
So Glad/Return, Oh Holy Dove/Lord, Oh Have Mercy on Me The Choir