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Run, Little Chillun   

Hudson Theatre, (8/11/1943 - 8/26/1943)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Aug 11, 1943    
Closing Date: Aug 26, 1943 Total Performances: 16

Category: Play, Drama, Play with music, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in four scenes
Setting: The Parsonage in a small Southern town; The Meeting Place of the New Day Pilgrims; Toomer's Bottom; Hope Baptist Church.


Production Staff
Produced by Lew Cooper; Produced in association with Meyer Davis and George Jessel
Music by Hall Johnson; Written by Hall Johnson; Musical Director: Hall Johnson
Directed by Clarence Muse; Production Supervised by Lew Cooper; Choreographed by Felicia Sorel
Scenic Design by Perry Watkins; Costume Design by Perry Watkins
Cast
John Alele
Chorus
Roger Alford
Brother Absalom Brown
Novitiate
Myrtle Anderson
Mame
of Toomer's Bottom
Viola Anderson
Belle
of Toomer's Bottom
Olive Ball
The Rev. Sister Luella Strong
Service Bell
Elder Tongola
Prophet of the New Day Pilgrims
Alfred Bledger
Dancer
Miriam Burton
Bessiola Hicks
Pilgrim Choir
Howard Carter
Pilgrim Choir
Maggie Carter
Sister Judy Ann Hicks
Thornton Cherokee
Chorus
Sylvanna Cole
Chorus
Ruth Collins
Pilgrim Choir
William O. Davis
Brother Goliath Simpson
Novitiate
Helen Dowdy
Ella
Roxie Foster
Dancer
Awilda Frazier
Organist
Olive Gordon
Dancer
Frank Green
Dancer
Bessie Guy
Sister Mattie Fullilove
Clarence Harris
Blind Man
Edna Mae Harris
Sulamai
Mabel Hart
Dancer
Robert Harvey
Brother Esau Redd
Chairman of Deacon Board of Hope, Baptist Church
Adolph Henderson
Sexton of the Hope Baptist Church
Elijah Hodges
Novitiate
Brother George W. Jenkins
Charles Holland
Charlie
Singer
Martin James
Chorus
James Jones
Novitiate
Lulu B. King
Sue Scott
of Toomer's Bottom
Rosalie King
Sister Mahalie Ockletree
Okey Lawson
Chorus
Robert Lopez
Dancer
Fredye Marshall
Sister Mata
Priestess
Means Mases
Chorus
Inez Matthews
Soloist
Violet McDowell
Mary Lou Mack
Norma Miller
Dancer
Walter Mosby
Brother Jo-Ba
Herald of Joy
Joseph A. Noble
Dancer
Bill O'Neil
Dancer
Caleb Peterson
Jim
Rev. Jones' Son
Nyoka Pleasant
Dancer
Bertha Powell
Sister Flossie Lou Little
Geraldine Prillerman
Dancer
James Flash Riley
Dancer
Garfield Ritter
Dancer
Lillian Roberts
Dancer
Edwin Roche
Jeems Jackson
Pilgrim Choir
Norma Ross
Dancer
Gertrude Saunders
Mag
Sulamai's Mother
Wardell Saunders
Brother Bartholomew Little
Novitiate
Louis Sharp
The Rev. Jones
Pastor of the Hope Baptist Church
P. Jay Sidney
Brother Moses
Young Priest
Maude Simmons
Mother Kanda
Daughter of Tongola
Joan Smith
Dancer
Randall Steplight
Brother Jeremiah Johnson
Andrew Taylor
Novitiate
Eloise Uggams
Sister Lulu Jane Hunt
Eva Vaughan
Sister Susie May Hunt
Dorothy Williams
Dancer
Enid Williams
Dancer
music by Hall Johnson
ACT 1 Sung By
Church in the Dale The Choir
Bye and Bye
Song of the Hill Charlie
Processional/Credo/Moon-Music/Tangola Dance Music Sister Mata (Priestess) and Soloist
ACT 2 Sung By
I Can't Stay Here by Myself Sister Flossie Lou Little
Song of the Hill Charlie
Steal Away/Amazing Grace/Oh, Jesus, Come Dis-A-Way The Choir
Run Little Chillun
So Glad/Return, Oh Holy Dove/Lord, Oh Have Mercy on Me The Choir