Gender
Male
Born
Aug 21, 1932
Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Relations
Father of
Megan Van Peebles
Father of
Mario Van Peebles
Waltz of the Stork (Jan 05, 1982 - May 23, 1982)
  • Produced by Melvin Van Peebles
  • Music by Melvin Van Peebles
  • Directed by Melvin Van Peebles
  • Starring: Melvin Van Peebles [Edward Aloysius Younger]
  • Written by Melvin Van Peebles
  • Lyrics by Melvin Van Peebles
MusicalComedyOriginal
Reggae (Mar 27, 1980 - Apr 13, 1980)
  • Book by Melvin Van Peebles
MusicalOriginal
Don't Play Us Cheap! (May 16, 1972 - Sep 30, 1972)
  • Produced by Melvin Van Peebles
  • Music by Melvin Van Peebles
  • Directed by Melvin Van Peebles
  • Book by Melvin Van Peebles
  • Lyrics by Melvin Van Peebles
MusicalFantasyOriginal
Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death (Oct 20, 1971 - Jul 30, 1972)
  • Music by Melvin Van Peebles
  • Book by Melvin Van Peebles
  • Lyrics by Melvin Van Peebles
MusicalOriginal

Tony Award®

 

Best Book of a Musical

1973 | Nominee  | Don't Play Us Cheap!
Book by Melvin Van Peebles
 

Best Book of a Musical

1972 | Nominee  | Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death
Book by Melvin Van Peebles
 

Best Original Score

1972 | Nominee  | Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death
Music by Melvin Van Peebles
 

Best Original Score

1972 | Nominee  | Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death
Lyrics by Melvin Van Peebles

Drama Desk Award

Most Promising Book

1972 | Winner  | Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death
Book by Melvin Van Peebles

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