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Inacent Black   
a heaven-sent comedy

Biltmore Theatre , (5/06/1981 - 5/17/1981)
First Preview:Apr 23, 1981 Total Previews:14
Opening Date:May 06, 1981   
Closing Date:May 17, 1981 Total Performances:14

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: The Rydell Estate Mansion in Old Westbury, Long Island and New York City. Spring, 1980.

Production Staff
Theatre Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander; Theatre Owned by The Biltmore Theatre Corp.-Sharcar, Inc. (David J. Cogan: President)
Produced by Gloria Hope Sher, Marjorie Moon and Jay J. Cohen; Produced in association with Zaida Coles Edley and Spirit Will Productions, Inc.
Originally produced by the Billie Holiday Theatre
Written by A. Marcus Hemphill; Incidental music and lyrics by Gene McFadden, John Whitehead and Melba Moore
Directed by Mikell Pinkney
Scenic Design by Felix E. Cochren; Costume Design by Marty Pakledinaz; Lighting Design by Tim Phillips; Sound Design by Joseph Donohue; Hair Design by Gene Sheppard; Make-Up Consultant: Raymond Shelton
Executive Producer: Ashton Springer; General Manager: Theatre Management Associates, Inc.; Company Manager: Mary Card; Assistant Co. Mgr: Young T. Hughley, Jr.
Production Stage Manager: Ed Cambridge; Stage Manager: David Blackwell
Conducted by Barry Eastmond
General Press Representative: Jacksina and Freedman; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner and Associates; Photographer: Marcus De Voe
Melba Moore Inacent Black
Ed Cambridge Voice of Hamilton Rydell
Rosanna Carter Waitress
Lorey Hayes Sally-Baby Washington
Reginald Vel Johnson Marv Rydell
Gregory Miller Helwin Rydell
Barbara Montgomery Mama Essie Rydell
Ronald "Smokey" Stevens Pretty Pete
Count Stovall Charles Rydell
Bruce Strickland Percy Rydell
Joyce Sylvester Carmen Casteel
Understudies: Nora Cole (Carmen Casteel, Sally-Baby Washington), Elaine Graham (Inacent Black) and Skip Waters (Charles Rydell, Helwin Rydell, Percy Rydell)