MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Oct 20, 1971
Closing Date
Jul 30, 1972
1st Preview
Oct 08, 1971
1st Preview
Oct 08, 1971
Previews
10
Performances
581
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

The credits for this production have not yet been completed or verified.
Theatres
Ethel Barrymore Theatre
(Oct 20, 1971 - Nov 13, 1971)
Ambassador Theatre
(Nov 17, 1971 - Jul 30, 1972)

Setting
Here. Now.

Music by Melvin Van Peebles; Lyrics by Melvin Van Peebles; Book by Melvin Van Peebles; Musical direction and supervision: Harold Wheeler
Directed by Gilbert Moses
Scenic Design by Kert F. Lundell; Costume Design by Bernard Johnson; Lighting Design by Martin Aronstein; Sound Design by Jack Shearing
Production Stage Manager: Nate Barnett; Stage Manager: Helaine Head
Press Representative: Merle Debuskey and Faith Greer
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Standby: Phylicia Ayers-Allen (Performer), Ted Lange (Performer), Joan Pryor (Performer) and Roger Robinson (Performer)

Ethel Barrymore Theatre (Oct 20, 1971 - Nov 13, 1971)

Ambassador Theatre (Nov 17, 1971 - Jul 30, 1972)

Cast

Charles Adu
Replaced Dick Williams
Performer
May 09, 1972 - ?
Cecelia Norfleet
Replaced Lauren Jones
Performer
Jan 04, 1972 - ?
Just Don't Make No Sense
Coolest Place in Town
You Can Get Up Before Noon Without Being a Square
Mirror Mirror on the Wall
Come Raising Your Leg on Me
You Gotta Be Holdin Out Five Dollars on Me
Sera Sera Jim
Catch That on the Corner
The Dozens
Funky Girl on Motherless Broadway
Tenth and Greenwich
Heh Heh (Chuckle) Good Mornin' Sunshine
You Ain't No Astronaut
Three Boxes of Longs Please
Lily Done the Zampoughi Every Time I Pulled Her Coattail
I Got the Blood
Salamaggi's Birthday
Come on Feet Do Your Thing
Put a Curse on You

Tony Award®

 

Best Musical

 

Best Book of a Musical

1972 Nominee
Book by Melvin Van Peebles
 

Best Original Score

1972 Nominee
Music by Melvin Van Peebles
Lyrics by Melvin Van Peebles
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1972 Nominee
Beatrice Winde
 

Best Scenic Design

1972 Nominee
Scenic Design by Kert F. Lundell
 

Best Lighting Design

1972 Nominee
Lighting Design by Martin Aronstein
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1972 Nominee
Directed by Gilbert Moses

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Set Design

1972 Winner
Scenic Design by Kert F. Lundell

Most Promising Book

1972 Winner
Book by Melvin Van Peebles

Most Promising Director

1972 Winner
Directed by Gilbert Moses

Theatre World

Award

1972 Recipient
Beatrice Winde
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