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The Song of Jacob Zulu   

Plymouth Theatre, (3/24/1993 - 5/09/1993)
First Preview: Mar 17, 1993 Total Previews: 9
Opening Date: Mar 24, 1993    
Closing Date: May 09, 1993 Total Performances: 53

Category: Play, Play with music, Original, Broadway
Setting: South Africa


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by The Steppenwolf Theatre Company (Randall Arney: Artistic Director; Stephen B. Eich: Managing Director), Randall Arney, Stephen Eich, Albert Poland, Susan Liederman and Bette Cerf Hill; Produced in association with Maurice Rosenfield
Originally produced by The Steppenwolf Theatre Company (Randall Arney: Artistic Director; Stephen B. Eich: Managing Director); Also performed at the Festival of Perth (David Blenkinsop, Festival Director)
Written by Tug Yourgrau; Music and lyrics by Ladysmith Black Mambazo; Lyrics by Tug Yourgrau
Directed by Eric Simonson
Scenic Design by Kevin Rigdon; Costume Design by Erin Quigley; Lighting Design by Robert Christen; Sound Design by Rob Milburn
General Manager: Albert Poland; Company Manager: Mitchell Weiss
Production Stage Manager: Malcolm Ewen; Production Supervisor: Aurora Productions; Stage Manager: Alden Vasquez and Femi Sarah Heggie
General Press Representative: David Rothenberg Associates; Dialect Coach: Gillian Lane-Plescia; Fight direction by Ned Mochel; Marketing Consultant: Margery Singer; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.
Cast
Gerry Becker
Marty Frankel
Pat Bowie
Mrs. Zulu
Mrs. Ngobese
Ma Bythelezi
Guerilla
Robert Breuler
Judge Neville
David Connelly
John Dawkins
Dr. Shaw
Leelai Demoz
Martin Zulu
Zebulun
Guerilla
Jubulani Dubazana
Chorus
K. Todd Freeman
Jacob Zulu
Erika L. Heard
Mrs. Sabelo
Beauty Dlamini
Guerilla
Danny Johnson
Mr. Vilakazi
Fumani
Guerilla
Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Chorus
Gary DeWitt Marshall
Student
Policeman
Mbongeni
Michael Dube
Guerilla
Abednego Mazibuko
Chorus
Albert Mazibuko
Chorus
Geophrey Mdletshe
Chorus
Zakes Mokae
Rev. Zulu
Mr. X
Itshe
Russel Mthembu
Chorus
Daniel Oreskes
Magistrate
Mr. Van Heerden
Mr. Jeppe
Inos Phungula
Chorus
Tania Richard
Student
Aunt Miriam
Ruth Dabe
Guerilla
Ben Shabalala
Chorus
Jockey Shabalala
Chorus
Joseph Shabalala
Chorus
Seth Sibanda
Interpreter
Policeman
Jacob's Superior
Alan Wilder
Anthony Dent
Lt. Malan
Nicholas Cross Wodtke
Michael Jeppe
Lt. Kramer
Cedric Young
Uncle Mdishwa
Teacher
Policeman
Percy
Commissar
Understudies: David Connelly, Leelai Demoz, Erika L. Heard, Gary DeWitt Marshall, Daniel Oreskes, Tania Richard, Seth Sibanda, Nicholas Cross Wodtke and Cedric Young
Tony Award®
1993 Best Play [nominee]
Written by Tug Yourgrau; Produced by The Steppenwolf Theatre Company (Randall Arney: Artistic Director; Stephen B. Eich: Managing Director), Randall Arney, Stephen Eich, Albert Poland, Susan Liederman and Bette Cerf Hill; Produced in association with Maurice Rosenfield
1993 Best Original Score [nominee]
Music and lyrics by Ladysmith Black Mambazo; Lyrics by Tug Yourgrau
1993 Best Actor in Play [nominee]
K. Todd Freeman
1993 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Zakes Mokae
1993 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Erin Quigley
1993 Best Direction of a Play [nominee]
Eric Simonson
Drama Desk Award
winner 1993 Outstanding Music in a Play [winner]
Music and lyrics by Ladysmith Black Mambazo