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Lost in the Stars   

 
Imperial Theatre , (4/18/1972 - 5/21/1972)
First Preview:Apr 12, 1972 Total Previews:8
Opening Date:Apr 18, 1972   
Closing Date:May 21, 1972 Total Performances:39

Category: Musical, Tragedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: The Present.


Production Staff
Produced by Roger L. Stevens and Diana Shumlin
Music by Kurt Weill; Lyrics by Maxwell Anderson; Book by Maxwell Anderson; Based on "Cry, the Beloved Country" by Alan Paton; Music arranged by Kurt Weill; Music orchestrated by Kurt Weill; Musical Director: Karen Gustafson
Directed by Gene Frankel; Choreographed by Louis Johnson
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Patricia Quinn Stuart; Lighting Design by Paul Sullivan
Production Stage Manager: Frank Hamilton; Stage Manager: Robert Keegan
Press Representative: Seymour Krawitz, Martin Shwartz and Patricia Krawitz
Cast
Babafumi Akunyun Drummer
Ruby Greene Aspinall The Young Woman
Singer
Therman Bailey Singer
Peter Bailey-Britton Eland
Marki Bey Linda
Lana Caradimas Singer
Suzanne Cogan Singer
Donald Coleman Singer
Staats Cotsworth The Judge
Margaret Cowie Irina
Mark Dempsey Foreman
Policeman
Giancarlo Esposito Alex
Damon Evans Matthew Kumalo
Don Fenwick Arthur Jarvis
Karen Ford Mrs. Jarvis
Singer
Aleesaa Foster Singer
Raymond Frith Singer
Judy Gibson Rose
Jack Gwillim James Jarvis
Amelia Haas Singer
Michael Harrison Dancer
Roy Hausen Policeman
The Guard
Wayne Stevenson Hayes Dancer
Leonard Hayward Paulus
McRae
Singer
Lee Hooper Answerer
Edna Husband Singer
Leonard Jackson John Kumalo
David Jay Edward Jarvis
Rosetta LeNoire Grace Kumalo
Urylee Leonardos Singer
Sid Marshall The Young Man
Oba-Ya Dancer
Michael Oiwake Dancer
Autris Paige Johannes Pafuri
Singer
Rod Perry Leader
Rona Leslie Pervil Singer
Brock Peters Stephen Kumalo
Adam Petroski Stationmaster
Harold Pierson Dancer
William
Gilbert Price Absalom Kumalo
Alexander Reed Burton
Garrett Saunders Hlabeni
Mandingo Shaka Singer
Richard Triggs Servant
Singer
Alyce Elizabeth Webb Mrs. M'kize
Understudies: Mark Dempsey (Arthur Jarvis, James Jarvis), Judy Gibson (Irina, Linda), Douglas Grant (Alex), Leonard Hayward (John Kumalo), Lee Hooper (Grace Kumalo), Edna Husband (Answerer), Sid Marshall (Johannes Pafuri, Matthew Kumalo), Riley Mills (Edward Jarvis), Adam Petroski (The Judge), Harold Pierson (Absalom Kumalo), Alex Reed (Eland) and Clyde Walker (Leader, Stephen Kumalo)
Tony Award®
 1973 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Brock Peters
 1973 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Gilbert Price
Drama Desk Award
winner 1972 Outstanding Performance [winner]
Performer: Brock Peters
music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Maxwell Anderson
ACT 1Sung By
The Hills of Ixtapo Leader, Answerer and Singers
Thousands of Miles Stephen Kumalo
Train to Johannesburg Leader and Singers
The Search Stephen Kumalo, Leader and Singers
The Little Grey House Stephen Kumalo and Singers
Stay Well Absalom Kumalo
Trouble Man Irina
Murder in Parkwold Singers
Fear Singers
Lost in the Stars Stephen Kumalo and Singers
ACT 2Sung By
The Wild Justice Leader and Singers
O Tixo, Tixo, Help Me Stephen Kumalo
Cry, the Beloved Country Leader and Singers
Big Mole Alex
Thousands of Miles (Reprise)Singers