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Vivian Beaumont Theatre, (2/14/1974 - 3/17/1974)
First Preview: Jan 31, 1974 Total Previews: 11
Opening Date: Feb 14, 1974    
Closing Date: Mar 17, 1974 Total Performances: 37

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: Now. Detroit, Michigan.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Lincoln Center Theater
Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer); Produced in association with Woodie King, Jr.; Associate Producer: Bernard Gersten
Written by Ron Milner
Directed by Michael Schultz
Scenic Design by Santo Loquasto; Costume Design by Judy Dearing; Lighting Design by Martin Aronstein; Assistant to Miss Dearing: Eugene Davis-Caron and Alonzer; Personal Assistant to Mr. Loquasto: Fredda Slavin; Assistant to Mr. Loquasto: Edward Pisoni; Associate to Mr. Aronstein: Lawrence Metzler
NYSF at Lincoln Center General Manager: Robert Kamlot; Company Manager: Patricia Carney; NYSF General Manager: David Black
NYSF at Lincoln Center Production Manager: Ron Abbott; Production Stage Manager: D. W. Koehler; Stage Manager: Fred Seagraves; NYSF Production Manager: Andrew Mihok; NYSF Production Supervisor: David Eidenberg
Music Consultant: Herbert Harris
NYSF General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey; Press Representative: Faith Geer; Costume Supervisor: Edward Burbridge; Assistant to the Producer: Gail Merrifield; Graphic Design: Susan Frank; Advertising: Don Josephson and Blaine-Thompson; Photographer: George E. Joseph; Consultant to the Producer: Novella Nelson; Assistant to the Director: Aketa Jamal; NYSF Casting Director: Mary Goldberg; Staff Assistant: Roger Gindi
Cast
Frank AduHustler
Old Bob
Marilyn B. ColemanMrs. Laura Carlton
Jean Du ShonVoice
off stage
Mrs. Harris
Gloria EdwardsCandy
Mrs. Copeland
Sonny Jim GainesJim Aaron
Loretta GreeneMae Harris
Kirk KirkseyGeorge
Garrett MorrisBlack Cop
Lonny StevensMelvin
Glynn TurmanSteve Carlton
Ray VitteJoe
Dick A. WilliamsRico
Harris DavidHunt
Starletta DepaurPhyllis
Make-up
Kyle DuncanRed
Sheilah GoldsmithMarilyn
Steve LawsSlim
Cab Driver
Debbie MorganHelen
Ron RayfordTate
Pete
Herbert RiceBill
Berlinda TolbertFrancis
Bill WintersoleWhite Cop
Coach
Understudies: Frank Adu (Rico), Harris David (George, Joe), Starletta Depaur (Mrs. Harris), Jean Du Shon (Mrs. Laura Carlton), Sheilah Goldsmith (Candy, Mrs. Copeland), Kirk Kirksey (Slim), Steve Laws (Old Bob), Debbie Morgan (Make-up), Garrett Morris (Jim Aaron), Ron Rayford (Melvin), Herbert Rice (Steve Carlton), Lonny Stevens (Tate) and Berlinda Tolbert (Mae Harris)
Tony Award®
 1974 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee] 
  Dick A. Williams
 1974 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 
  Santo Loquasto
Drama Desk Award
winner 1974 Outstanding Performance [winner] 
 Performer: Dick A. Williams