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Blues for Mister Charlie   

ANTA Playhouse, (4/23/1964 - 8/29/1964)
First Preview: Apr 14, 1964 Total Previews: 8
Opening Date: Apr 23, 1964    
Closing Date: Aug 29, 1964 Total Performances: 148

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: A small Southern town. The present and the past.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by ANTA, Inc.
Produced by The Actors Studio
Originally produced by The Actors Studio Theatre
Written by James Baldwin
Directed by Burgess Meredith
Production Design by Feder; Lighting Design by Feder; Sound Design by Ferris Goodson
General Manager: Arthur Waxman; Company Manager: Eugene V. Wolsk; Assistant Co. Mgr: Ronald Bruguiere
Production Stage Manager: John Strasberg; Stage Manager: Martin Gold; Assistant Stage Mgr: Otis Young and Wayne Grice
Musical Coordinator: Robert Cordier
General Press Representative: Samuel Lurie; Assistant to the Director: Ira Cirker and Talley Beatty; Creative Consultant: Jerome Smith; Press Representative: Judith S. Davidson; Press Assistant: Stanley F. Kaminsky; Advertising: Fred Golden
Cast
Billie Allen
Townsperson
Joe Don Baker
Ellis
David Baldwin
Broadway debut
Lorenzo
Dick Bradford
The State
Frankie (Downbeat) Brown
Disc Jockey
Drummer
Pat Corley
Court Stenographer
Townsperson
Al Freeman, Jr.
Richard Henry
Wayne Grice
Tom
Ann Hennessey
Lillian
Pat Hingle
Parnell
Lincoln Kilpatrick
Pete
Rosetta LeNoire
Mother Henry
John McCurry
Papa D
Grachan Moncur III
Trombonist
Townsperson
Bill Moor
Rev. Phelps
Townsperson
Patricia Quinn
Susan
Pat Randall
Hazel
Pearl Reynolds
Townsperson
Percy Rodrigues
Rev. Meridian Henry
Diana Sands
Juanita
Rip Torn
Lyle Britten
Ralph Waite
Judge
Ralph
Ann Wedgeworth
Jo Britten
Clyde Williams
Arthur
Otis Young
Broadway debut
Ken
Counsel for the Beareaved
Understudies: Billie Allen (Juanita), Joe Don Baker (Court Stenographer, Judge, Rev. Phelps), Dick Bradford (Parnell), Pat Corley (Ellis, Ralph, Rev. Phelps), Wayne Grice (Counsel for the Beareaved, Lorenzo, Pete), Hilda Haynes (Mother Henry), John McCurry (Rev. Meridian Henry), Grachan Moncur III (Arthur, Ken, Tom), Bill Moor (Ralph, The State), Patricia Quinn (Jo Britten), Ralph Waite (Lyle Britten), Richard Ward (Papa D, Rev. Meridian Henry) and Otis Young (Richard Henry)
Tony Award®
1964 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Diana Sands
   
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