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ANTA Playhouse , (4/23/1964 - 8/29/1964)
First Preview:Apr 14, 1964 Total Previews:8
Opening Date:Apr 23, 1964   
Closing Date:Aug 29, 1964 Total Performances:148

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: A small Southern town. The present and the past.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by ANTA, Inc.
Produced by The Actors Studio
Originally produced by The Actors Studio Theatre
Written by James Baldwin
Directed by Burgess Meredith
Production Design by Feder; Lighting Design by Feder; Sound Design by Ferris Goodson
General Manager: Arthur Waxman; Company Manager: Eugene V. Wolsk; Assistant Co. Mgr: Ronald Bruguiere
Production Stage Manager: John Strasberg; Stage Manager: Martin Gold; Assistant Stage Mgr: Otis Young and Wayne Grice
Musical Coordinator: Robert Cordier
General Press Representative: Samuel Lurie; Assistant to the Director: Ira Cirker and Talley Beatty; Creative Consultant: Jerome Smith; Press Representative: Judith S. Davidson; Press Assistant: Stanley F. Kaminsky; Advertising: Fred Golden
Billie Allen Townsperson
Joe Don Baker Ellis
David Baldwin
Broadway debut
Dick Bradford The State
Frankie (Downbeat) Brown Disc Jockey
Pat Corley Court Stenographer
Al Freeman, Jr. Richard Henry
Wayne Grice Tom
Ann Hennessey Lillian
Pat Hingle Parnell
Lincoln Kilpatrick Pete
Rosetta LeNoire Mother Henry
John McCurry Papa D
Grachan Moncur III Trombonist
Bill Moor Rev. Phelps
Patricia Quinn Susan
Pat Randall Hazel
Pearl Reynolds Townsperson
Percy Rodrigues Rev. Meridian Henry
Diana Sands Juanita
Rip Torn Lyle Britten
Ralph Waite Judge
Ann Wedgeworth Jo Britten
Clyde Williams Arthur
Otis Young
Broadway debut
Counsel for the Beareaved
Understudies: Billie Allen (Juanita), Joe Don Baker (Court Stenographer, Judge, Rev. Phelps), Dick Bradford (Parnell), Pat Corley (Ellis, Ralph, Rev. Phelps), Wayne Grice (Counsel for the Beareaved, Lorenzo, Pete), Hilda Haynes (Mother Henry), John McCurry (Rev. Meridian Henry), Grachan Moncur III (Arthur, Ken, Tom), Bill Moor (Ralph, The State), Patricia Quinn (Jo Britten), Ralph Waite (Lyle Britten), Richard Ward (Papa D, Rev. Meridian Henry) and Otis Young (Richard Henry)
Tony Award®
 1964 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Diana Sands