MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Mar 27, 1980
Closing Date
Apr 13, 1980
1st Preview
Mar 11, 1980
1st Preview
Mar 11, 1980
Previews
11
Performances
21
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Biltmore Theatre
(Mar 27, 1980 - Apr 13, 1980)

Setting
One day in Jamaica.

Theatre Owned / Operated by David J. Cogan
Directed by Glenda Dickerson; Choreographed by Mike Malone; Additional direction by Gui Andrisano
Scenic Design by Edward Burbridge; Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Lighting Design by Beverly Emmons; Sound Design by Lou Gonzalez; Hair and Wig Design by Eric Turner
Executive Producer: Woodie King, Jr.; General Manager: Ken Myers; Company Manager: Dennis Purcell
Production Stage Manager: Robert D. Currie; Stage Manager: Lee Murray; Assistant Stage Mgr: Breeha Clarke
Conducted by Jackie Mittoo; Music Contractor: Joe Wilder; Musical Coordinator: Dennis Lopez; Keyboards: Jackie Mittoo; Rhythm guitar: Bryant Montiro
Press Representative: Cheryl Sue Dolby, Sandra Manley and Marguerite Wolfe; Cultural Consultant Dance: Rex Nettleford; General Press Representative: The Merlin Group, Ltd.; Dance Captain: Lewis Whitlock; Casting: Mae Washington; Advertising: J. Walter Thompson Co.; Photographer: Paul Gremmler; Logo Artwork: Robert Myers; Furs provided by Flemington Fur Company
Sheryl Lee Ralph
Broadway debut
Faith
Rockets
Natty
Ras Joseph
Ensemble
Alternate
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Binghi Maytal
Anancy
The Spider
Ensemble
 
Ensemble
Mrs. Brown
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Alternate
Ensemble
Ensemble
Charles Wisnet
Broadway debut
Gorson
Understudies: Obba Babatundé (Esau), Paul Cook'Tartt (Rockets, Binghi Maytal), Ralph Glenmore (Anancy), Thomas Pinnock (Ras Joseph), Louise Robinson (Mrs. Brown), Ras-jawara Tesfa (Natty) and Constance Thomas (Faith)
Act 1
Sung By
Jamaica Is Waiting
Ensemble
Rise Tafari
Natty and Rastas
Farmer
Esau
Hey Man
Faith and Esau
Mash Em Up
Rockets and Rude Boys
Mrs. Brown
Mrs. Brown, Louise and Ensemble
Everything That Touches You
Faith
Mash Ethiopia
Rockets and Rude Boys
Star of Zion
Natty
Reggae Music Got Soul
Binghi Maytal and Ensemble
Talkin' 'Bout Reggae
Binghi Maytal and Ensemble
Everything That Touches You (Reprise)
Faith
Act 2
Sung By
Rise Up Jah-Jah Children
Rastas and Ras Joseph
No Sinners in Jah Yard
Ras Joseph and Rastas
Banana, Banana, Banana
Ensemble
Promised Land
Natty
Rasta Roll Call
Ras Joseph and Rastas
Rastafari
Ensemble
Roots of the Tree
Ras Joseph and Rastas
I and I
Faith and Esau
Gotta Take a Chance
Rockets and Rude Boys
Star of Zion (Reprise)
Natty and Faith
Chase the Devil
Esau
Now I See It
Faith
Now I See It (Reggae)
Faith and Ensemble
Everything That Touches You (Reprise)
Faith and Esau
Reggae Music Got Soul (Reprise)
Faith, Esau and Ensemble
Jamaica Is Waiting (Reprise)
Faith, Esau and Ensemble
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