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Les Blancs   

Longacre Theatre, (11/15/1970 - 12/19/1970)
First Preview: Oct 11, 1970 Total Previews: 30
Opening Date: Nov 15, 1970    
Closing Date: Dec 19, 1970 Total Performances: 40

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: A Mission compound and the Matoseh hut in Africa

Production Staff
Produced by Konrad Matthaei
Written by Lorraine Hansberry; Final Text adapted by Robert Nemiroff
Directed by John Berry
Scenic Design by Peter Larkin; Costume Design by Jane Greenwood; Lighting Design by Neil Peter Jampolis; Sound Design by Jack Shearing
General Manager: Paul B. Berkowsky; Company Manager: Edward A. Blatt
Staff Associate: Stephanie Bass; Production Stage Manager: Martin Gold; Stage Manager: Charles Briggs
Ritual: Louis Johnson; African Language Consultant: Josiah Ade Ilori; General Advisor: Abe Enklewitz; Script Associate: Charlotte Zaltzberg; Press Representative: Max Eisen, Warren Pincus and Milly Schoenbaum
Marie Andrews
Dr. Marta Gotterling
Humbert Allen Astredo
Dr. Willy Dekoven
Gregory Beyer
African Child
Ladji Camara
Lili Darvas
Madame Neilsen
Joan Derby
Witch Doctor
Gwyllum Evans
Second Soldier
George Fairley
Second African
Clebert Ford
Earle Hyman
Abioseh Matoseh
James Earl Jones
Tshembe Matoseh
Cameron Mitchell
Charlie Morris
Garry Mitchell
First Soldier
Charles Moore
Charles Payne
Ralph Purdom
Major George Rice
Harold Scott
Dennis Tate
First African
William Ware
Third African
Understudies: Charles Briggs (First African, Second African, Third African), Gwyllum Evans (Dr. Willy Dekoven), George Fairley (Peter), Clebert Ford (Abioseh Matoseh), Earle Hyman (Tshembe Matoseh), Butch Jackson (Drummers), Garry Mitchell (Charlie Morris, Major George Rice) and Dennis Tate (Eric)
Tony Award®
1971 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Lili Darvas
1971 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Jane Greenwood
Drama Desk Award
winner 1971 Outstanding Performance [winner]
Performer: James Earl Jones