Opening Date
Dec 06, 2004
Closing Date
Feb 06, 2005
1st Preview
Nov 23, 2004
1st Preview
Nov 23, 2004


Walter Kerr Theatre
(Dec 06, 2004 - Feb 06, 2005)

1904, the Hill District, Pittsburgh, PA; in the parlor of Aunt Ester's home at 1839 Wylie Avenue

Written by August Wilson; Original music composition and vocal arrangements by Kathryn Bostic
Directed by Kenny Leon; Assistant Director: Derrick Sanders
Scenic Design by David Gallo; Costume Design by Constanza Romero; Lighting Design by Donald Holder; Sound Design by Dan Moses Schreier; Associate Scenic Design: Charlie Smith and Robert John Andrusko; Assistant Scenic Design: Emily Beck, Asaki Oda and Blair Mielnick; Assistant Costume Design: MaryAnn D. Smith; Associate Lighting Design: Vivien Leone; Assistant Lighting Design: Hilary Manners, Michelle Habeck and Carolyn Wong; Associate Sound Design: David Bullard; Assistant Sound Design: Tony Smolenski IV
General Manager: Stuart Thompson Productions and James Triner; Associate Gen. Mgr: Caroline Prugh; Assistant Gen. Mgr: Ryan Smith; Company Manager: Chris Morey
Production Supervisor: Neil A. Mazzella and Gene O'Donovan; Production Stage Manager: Narda Alcorn; Stage Manager: Neveen Mahmoud
Assistant to Mr. Wilson: Dana Levitin; Fight direction by J. Allen Suddeth; Dramaturg: Todd Kreidler; Casting: Harriet Bass; Press Representative: Barlow-Hartman Public Relations; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Photographer: T. Charles Erickson
Solly Two Kings
Black Mary
Aunt Ester
Rutherford Selig
Citizen Barlow
Standby: Ebony Jo-Ann (Aunt Ester), Billy Eugene Jones (Citizen Barlow, Caesar), Ron Cephas Jones (Eli, Solly Two Kings), Tuck Milligan (Rutherford Selig) and Heather Alicia Simms (Black Mary)

Tony Award®


Best Actress in a Play

2005 Nominee
Phylicia Rashad

Best Scenic Design of a Play

2005 Nominee
Scenic Design by David Gallo

Best Costume Design of a Play

2005 Nominee
Costume Design by Constanza Romero

Best Lighting Design of a Play

2005 Nominee
Lighting Design by Donald Holder

Drama Desk Award


Outstanding Lighting Design

2005 Nominee
Lighting Design by Donald Holder
Week Ending Gross % Gross Pot. Attendance % Capacity # Previews # Perf.
Statistics supplied are courtesy of The Broadway League.

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