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No Place to Be Somebody   

 
ANTA Playhouse, (12/30/1969 - 1/10/1970)
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Opening Date: Dec 30, 1969    
Closing Date: Jan 10, 1970 Total Performances: 16

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: Johnny's Bar in the West Village. The past fifteen years.



Production Staff
Produced by The American National Theater and Academy (Alfred de Liagre Jr.: Executive Producer; Jean Dalrymple: Executive Director)
Originally produced by New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater (Joseph Papp: Producer; Gerald Freedman: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Associate Producer)
Written by Charles Gordone
Directed by Ted Cornell
Scenic Design by Michael Davidson; Lighting Design by Michael Davidson
Stage Manager: Adam G. Perl
Scenery Supervisor: David Mitchell; Lighting Supervisor: Martin Aronstein
General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey and Faith Geer
Cast
Henry BakerMelvin Smeltz
Laurie CrewsMary Lou Bolton
Marge EliotCora Beasley
Nathan GeorgeJohnny Williams
Malcolm HurdHarry
Walter JonesSweets Crane
Michael LandrumLouie
Nick LewisMike Maffucci
Ron O'NealGabe Gabriel
Susan G. PearsonDee Jacobson
Margaret PineEllen
Charles SealsSergeant Cappaletti
Christopher St. JohnMachine Dog
Ronnie ThompsonShanty Mulligan
Ed VanNuysJudge Bolton
Lynda WestcottEvie Ames
Standby: Mary Alice (Cora Beasley, Evie Ames), Charles Gordone (Johnny Williams), Nich Smith (Gabe Gabriel, Melvin Smeltz) and W. Benson Terry (Sweets Crane)
Pulitzer Prize
winner 1970 for Drama [winner] 
 Written by Charles Gordone
Theatre World
winner 1969 Award [recipient] 
  Ron O'Neal
Drama Desk Award
winner 1969 Outstanding Performance [winner] 
 Performer: Ron O'Neal
winner 1969 Most Promising Playwright [winner] 
 Written by Charles Gordone