Opening Date
May 23, 1974
Closing Date
Aug 04, 1974
1st Preview
May 09, 1974
1st Preview
May 09, 1974


Vivian Beaumont Theatre
(May 23, 1974 - Aug 04, 1974)

The dayroom on one of the floors in the House of Detention.

Written by Miguel Pinero
Directed by Marvin Felix Camillo
Scenic Design by David Mitchell; Costume Design by Paul Martino; Lighting Design by Spencer Mosse; Principal Designer for NYSF: Santo Loquasto; Principal Costume Designer for NYSF: Theoni V. Aldredge; Hair Design by Dorman Allison; Assistant to Mr. Mitchell: Bil Mikulewizc and Paul Eads; Assistant to Mr. Mosse: Arden Fingerhut
General Manager: Robert Kamlot; Company Manager: Patricia Carney
Production Stage Manager: Robert Kellogg; Production Manager: Ron Abbott; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jeff Hamlin and Alan Chilly
Music Consultant: Herbert Harris
General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey; Press Representative: Faith Geer; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company and Don Josephson; Lighting Supervisor for NYSF: Martin Aronstein; Assistant to Mr. Camillo: Ife Shippe
Mr. Brown
Sgt. Morrison
Juan Otero
Charlie "Longshoe" Murphy
Clark Davis
Julio "Cupcakes" Mercado
John "Ice" Walker
William "El Raheem" Johnson
Mr. Frederick Nett
Omar Blinker
Paco Pasqual
Capt. Allard
Understudies: Hollis Barnes (John "Ice" Walker, Omar Blinker), Chuck Bergansky (Charlie "Longshoe" Murphy, Capt. Allard, Mr. Frederick Nett), Alan Chilly (William "El Raheem" Johnson, Mr. Brown, Omar Blinker), Eduardo Figueroa (Juan Otero), David Hausman (Clark Davis, Sgt. Morrison, Capt. Allard), Chu Chu Malave (Julio "Cupcakes" Mercado, Paco Pasqual) and Rick Reid (Mr. Brown, Julio "Cupcakes" Mercado, William "El Raheem" Johnson)

Tony Award®


Best Play

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Set Design

1974 Winner
Scenic Design by David Mitchell

Outstanding New Playwright

1974 Winner
Written by Miguel Pinero

Outstanding Director

1974 Winner
Directed by Marvin Felix Camillo

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