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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
Cast
Alvin Ailey Clarence Morris
Paul Barry Mr. Keres
Roscoe Lee Browne Deacon Sittre Morris
Rudy Challenger Second Neighbor
Al Freeman, Jr. Dan Morris
Ellen Holly Cille Morris
Bobby Dean Hooks Dewey Chipley
Robert Macbeth Sergeant Jameson
Janet MacLachlan First Neighbor
Claudia McNeil Mama
Diana Sands Adelaide Smith
Cicely Tyson Celeste Chipley
Understudies: Ruth Attaway (Mama), Cicely Tyson (Adelaide Smith) and Billy Dee Williams (Clarence Morris)
Tony Award®
 1963 Best Actress in a Play [nominee]
Claudia McNeil
Theatre World
nominee 1963 Award [recipient]
Diana Sands