PlayOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
May 07, 1980
Closing Date
Jan 04, 1981
1st Preview
Apr 29, 1980
1st Preview
Apr 29, 1980
Previews
10
Performances
278
PlayOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Cort Theatre
(May 07, 1980 - Jan 04, 1981)

Setting
Cross Roads, North Carolina. A prison in Raleigh, North Carolina. A very, very large American city. Late 1950s to the present.

Written by Samm-Art Williams
Directed by Douglas Turner Ward
Scenic Design by Felix E. Cochren; Costume Design by Alvin B. Perry; Lighting Design by Martin Aronstein
Company Manager: Susan Gustafson
Production Stage Manager: Horacena J. Taylor; Stage Manager: Ron Nguvu
Costume Supervisor: Jeanne Button; Scenery Supervisor: Lynn Pecktal; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Photographer: Martha Swope; General Press Representative: Solters / Roskin / Friedman, Inc.; Logo by Martha Swope; Press Representative: Becky Flora and Josh Ellis
Cephus Miles
Woman One
 
Pattie Mae Wells
Woman Two
Understudies: Lorey Hayes (Woman One, Woman Two, Pattie Mae Wells) and Chuck Patterson (Cephus Miles)

Tony Award®

 

Best Play

1980 Nominee
Written by Samm-Art Williams
Produced by Elizabeth I. McCann, Nelle Nugent, Gerald S. Krone and Ray Larsen
 

Best Actor in Play

1980 Nominee
Charles Brown

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding New Play

1980 Nominee
Produced by Elizabeth I. McCann, Nelle Nugent, Gerald S. Krone and Ray Larsen
Written by Samm-Art Williams
 

Outstanding Actor in a Play

1980 Nominee
Charles Brown
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