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)

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

Press Assistant: Leslie Baden

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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