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Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright   

Booth Theatre, (12/22/1962 - 1/19/1963)
First Preview: Dec 18, 1962 Total Previews: 6
Opening Date: Dec 22, 1962    
Closing Date: Jan 19, 1963 Total Performances: 33

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: The kitchen and backyard of Mama's house on the outskirts of New Orleans. Late August in the early 1950's.

Production Staff
Produced by Oliver Smith and Roger L. Stevens; Produced in association with Lyn Austin and Victor Samrock
Written by Peter S. Feibleman; Suggested by the novel "A Place Without Twilight" by Peter S. Feibleman
Staged by Joshua Logan
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard; Lighting Design by Feder
Production Stage Manager: David Gray, Jr.; Stage Manager: Neil Havens
General Press Representative: Samuel Lurie
Alvin AileyClarence Morris
Paul BarryMr. Keres
Roscoe Lee BrowneDeacon Sittre Morris
Rudy ChallengerSecond Neighbor
Al Freeman, Jr.Dan Morris
Ellen HollyCille Morris
Bobby Dean HooksDewey Chipley
Robert MacbethSergeant Jameson
Janet MacLachlanFirst Neighbor
Claudia McNeilMama
Diana SandsAdelaide Smith
Cicely TysonCeleste Chipley
Understudies: Ruth Attaway (Mama), Cicely Tyson (Adelaide Smith) and Billy Dee Williams (Clarence Morris)
Theatre World
winner 1963 Award [recipient] 
  Diana Sands
Tony Award®
 1963 Best Actress in a Play [nominee] 
  Claudia McNeil