PlayOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Feb 14, 1991
Closing Date
Apr 14, 1991
1st Preview
Jan 15, 1991
1st Preview
Jan 15, 1991
Previews
28
Performances
68
PlayOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Ethel Barrymore Theatre
(Feb 14, 1991 - Apr 14, 1991)

Setting
Eatonville, Florida. Saturday, November 8th, sometime in the 1920s.

A Staged reading was presented in November 1989 at Rites & Reason Theatre (Brown University)
Written by Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston; Prologue and Epilogue by George Houston Bass; Incidental music by Taj Mahal
Directed by Michael Schultz; Dances Staged by Dianne McIntyre; Associate Director: Novella Nelson; Assistant Director: Imani
Scenic Design by Edward Burbridge; Costume Design by Lewis Brown; Lighting Design by Allen Lee Hughes; Sound Design by Serge Ossorguine; Assistant Lighting Design: Susan A. White
LCT General Manager: Steven C. Callahan; Company Manager: Bruce Klinger
LCT Production Manager: Jeff Hamlin; Production Stage Manager: Maureen F. Gibson; Stage Manager: Fredric H. Orner
Musical Supervisor: Taj Mahal
Poster Art by James McMullan; LCT General Press Agent: Merle Debuskey; Fight direction by Ron Van Clief; LCT Director of Development: Hattie K. Jutagir; LCT Director of Marketing: Thomas Cott; LCT Dramaturg: Anne Cattaneo; LCT Casting: Billy Hopkins and Risa Bramon; Advertising: Russek Advertising; Consultant: Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; Casting Director: Aisha Coley; Movement Consultant: Guy Davis
Daisy
Sister Taylor
Lum Boger
Old Man Brazzle
Sister Lewis
Reverend Singletary
Deacon Hambo
Sister Thomas
Walter Thomas
Reverend Simms
Sister Blunt
Willie Lewis
Julius
 
Jesse
Zora
 
Teets
Sister Hambo
Senator
Katie Pitts
Robena
Lige Mosely
Tony Taylor
Sister Lindsay
Matilda
Mattie Clark
Dave Carter
Joe Lindsay
Luther
Mayor Joe Clark
Understudies: Guy Davis (Jim, Dave Carter, Lum Boger, Tony Taylor), Arthur French (Mayor Joe Clark), Fanni Green (Sister Taylor), Ebony Jo-Ann (Katie Pitts), T. J. Jones (Senator), Oni Faida Lampley (Bootsie, Mattie Clark, Sister Thomas), Edwina Lewis (Katie Pitts), Pee Wee Love (Luther), Pauline Meyer (Matilda), George Lee Miles (Reverend Singletary, Deacon Hambo, Willie Lewis, Reverend Simms), Mansoor Najee-Ullah (Lige Mosely), Peggy Pettitt (Sister Blunt, Sister Lewis), Shareen Powlett (Robena, Julius), Myra Taylor (Zora, Teets, Sister Hambo, Sister Lindsay), Billy Ray Tyson (Old Man Brazzle, Walter Thomas, Joe Lindsay), Vanessa Williams (Daisy) and Bron Wright (Jesse)

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1991 Recipient
Kenny Neal
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