PlayDramaOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Mar 01, 1987
Closing Date
Mar 29, 1987
1st Preview
Feb 13, 1987
1st Preview
Feb 13, 1987
Previews
19
Performances
33
PlayDramaOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Vivian Beaumont Theatre
(Mar 01, 1987 - Mar 29, 1987)

Setting
Nigeria, 1944.

Comments
Music and songs based on Yoruba chants.

Written by Wole Soyinka
Directed by Wole Soyinka
Scenic Design by David Gropman; Costume Design by Judy Dearing; Lighting Design by Pat Collins; Sound Design by John Kilgore; Make-Up Design by Linda Rice; Wig Stylist: Linda Rice
LCT General Manager: Steven C. Callahan; LCT Company Manager: Lynn Landis
LCT Production Manager: Jeff Hamlin; Production Stage Manager: Clinton Turner Davis; Stage Manager: Bonnie Panson; Production Supervisor: Joseph Busheme
LCT General Press Agent: Merle Debuskey; LCT Director of Development: Barbara M. Groves; LCT Director of Marketing: Thomas Cott; LCT Casting Director: Risa Bramon and Billy Hopkins; Advertising: Russek Advertising; Marketing: Ziff Marketing; Poster Design by James McMullan; Dance Assistant: Normadien Gibson
The Bride
 
Ensemble
Iyaloja
"Mother" of the Market
Ensemble
Conductor
Simon Pilkings
District Officer
Drummer
The Resident
Olohun-iyo
The Praise Singer
Ekeji-Oja
"Deputy" of the Market
Elesin
Horseman of the King
Ensemble
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Olunde
Eldest Son of Elesin
Jane Pilkings
Aide de Camp
H.R.H. The Prince
Joseph
Houseboy to the Pilkingses
 
Ensemble
Drummer
Drummer
Sergeant Amusa
The Prince's Consort
Constable
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Standby: Arthur French (Elesin)
Understudies: Roderick McLachlan (Simon Pilkings), Erika Petersen (Jane Pilkings), Phyllis Yvonne Stickney (Iyaloja, Ekeji-Oja) and Byron Utley (Olohun-iyo, Olunde)
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