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Cort Theatre , (11/10/1965 - 4/16/1966)
First Preview:Oct 18, 1965 Total Previews:24
Opening Date:Nov 10, 1965   
Closing Date:Apr 16, 1966 Total Performances:179

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Johannesburg in the Republic of South Africa


Production Staff
Produced by Dore Schary and Theodore Mann
Book by Howard Da Silva and Felix Leon; Music by Harold J. Rome; Lyrics by Harold J. Rome; Based on a story by Dan Jacobson; Music orchestrated by Meyer Kupferman
Directed by Dore Schary
Scenic Design by William and Jean Eckart; Costume Design by Frank Thompson; Lighting Design by William and Jean Eckart
Production Stage Manager: Jeb Schary and Harry Young
Musical Supervisor: Meyer Kupferman; Conducted by Michael Spivakowsky
Press Representative: Lawrence Belling, Violet Welles, Merle Debuskey and Reuben Rabinovitch
Cast
Norman Barrs Tommy Layton
Sarah Cunningham Helen Grossman
Ossie Davis Johannes
Peter DeAnda Peter
Louis Gossett Paulus
Ed Hall William
Robert Hewitt Groenwald
James Higgins Koofer
Max Jacobs Dyckboom
John Randolph Jones Eric
Sandra Kent Woman with Baby Carriage
Nurse
Yaphet Kotto John
Sholom Ludvinsky Mourner
David Mogck Policeman
Charles Moore Mr. Lamene
John Pleshette David Grossman
Joe Silver Harry Grossman
Menasha Skulnik Zayda
Christine Spencer Joan
Ella Thompson Mrs. Lamene
Philip Vandervort Arthur Grossman
Understudies: Sandra Kent (Helen Grossman), Charles Moore (Peter, William) and Ella Thompson (Joan)
music by Harold Rome; lyrics by Harold Rome
ACT 1Sung By
Tkambuza Johannes
Crocodile Wife Johannes
Good To Be Alive Zayda and Paulus
The Water Wears Down the Stone Johannes
Rivers of Tears Zayda
Like the Breeze Blows Peter, Joan and Ensemble
Oisgetzaychnet Zayda and Ensemble
ACT 2Sung By
Some Things Ensemble
Zulu Love Song Paulus
L'Chayim Zayda
Cold, Cold Room Johannes
Good To Be Alive (Reprise)Zayda and Paulus