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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
John AleleChorus
Roger AlfordBrother Absalom Brown
Myrtle AndersonMame
of Toomer's Bottom
Viola AndersonBelle
of Toomer's Bottom
Olive BallThe Rev. Sister Luella Strong
Service BellElder Tongola
Prophet of the New Day Pilgrims
Alfred BledgerDancer
Miriam BurtonBessiola Hicks
Pilgrim Choir
Howard CarterPilgrim Choir
Maggie CarterSister Judy Ann Hicks
Thornton CherokeeChorus
Sylvanna ColeChorus
Ruth CollinsPilgrim Choir
William O. DavisBrother Goliath Simpson
Helen DowdyElla
Roxie FosterDancer
Awilda FrazierOrganist
Olive GordonDancer
Frank GreenDancer
Bessie GuySister Mattie Fullilove
Clarence HarrisBlind Man
Edna Mae HarrisSulamai
Mabel HartDancer
Robert HarveyBrother Esau Redd
Chairman of Deacon Board of Hope, Baptist Church
Adolph HendersonSexton of the Hope Baptist Church
Elijah HodgesNovitiate
Brother George W. Jenkins
Charles HollandCharlie
Martin JamesChorus
James JonesNovitiate
Lulu B. KingSue Scott
of Toomer's Bottom
Rosalie KingSister Mahalie Ockletree
Okey LawsonChorus
Robert LopezDancer
Fredye MarshallSister Mata
Means MasesChorus
Inez MatthewsSoloist
Violet McDowellMary Lou Mack
Norma MillerDancer
Walter MosbyBrother Jo-Ba
Herald of Joy
Joseph A. NobleDancer
Bill O'NeilDancer
Caleb PetersonJim
Rev. Jones' Son
Nyoka PleasantDancer
Bertha PowellSister Flossie Lou Little
Geraldine PrillermanDancer
James Flash RileyDancer
Garfield RitterDancer
Lillian RobertsDancer
Edwin RocheJeems Jackson
Pilgrim Choir
Norma RossDancer
Gertrude SaundersMag
Sulamai's Mother
Wardell SaundersBrother Bartholomew Little
Louis SharpThe Rev. Jones
Pastor of the Hope Baptist Church
P. Jay SidneyBrother Moses
Young Priest
Maude SimmonsMother Kanda
Daughter of Tongola
Joan SmithDancer
Randall SteplightBrother Jeremiah Johnson
Andrew TaylorNovitiate
Eloise UggamsSister Lulu Jane Hunt
Eva VaughanSister Susie May Hunt
Dorothy WilliamsDancer
Enid WilliamsDancer
music by Hall Johnson
ACT 1 Sung By
Church in the DaleThe Choir
Bye and Bye
Song of the HillCharlie
Processional/Credo/Moon-Music/Tangola Dance MusicSister Mata (Priestess) and Soloist
ACT 2 Sung By
I Can't Stay Here by MyselfSister Flossie Lou Little
Song of the HillCharlie
Steal Away/Amazing Grace/Oh, Jesus, Come Dis-A-WayThe Choir
Run Little Chillun
So Glad/Return, Oh Holy Dove/Lord, Oh Have Mercy on MeThe Choir