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Treemonisha   

Uris Theatre, (10/21/1975 - 11/02/1975)
Palace Theatre, (11/04/1975 - 12/14/1975)
First Preview: Oct 15, 1975 Total Previews: 6
Opening Date: Oct 21, 1975    
Closing Date: Dec 14, 1975 Total Performances: 64

Category: Musical, Opera, Original, Broadway
Setting: Plantation in Arkansas, northeast of the town of Texarkana, 3 or 4 miles from the Red River.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by James M. Nederlander, Joseph Nederlander and Gerald Oestreicher
Produced by Adela Holzer, James M. Nederlander and Victor Lurie; Produced by arrangement with Dramatic Publishing Company (Chicago and Westport)
Originally produced by The Houston Grand Opera Association
Music by Scott Joplin; Libretto by Scott Joplin; Music orchestrated by Gunther Schuller
Conceived by Frank Corsaro; Directed by Frank Corsaro; Choreographed by Louis Johnson
Scenic Design by Franco Colavecchia; Costume Design by Franco Colavecchia; Lighting Design by Nananne Porcher
General Manager: Nelle Nugent; Company Manager: John Scott
Production Stage Manager: Ben Janney; Stage Manager: Elizabeth Caldwell and Clinton Davis
Musical Supervisor: Gunther Schuller; Conducted by Gunther Schuller; Chorus Contractor: Earl L. Baker; Orchestra Contractor: Charles Russo; Music published by Chappell & Co. Inc.
Artistic Consultant: Vera Brodsky Lawrence; General Press Representative: Michael Alpert and Marilynn LeVine; Press Representative: Joshua Ellis; Dance Captain: James Thurston
Cast
Betty Allen
Monisha
Ned's wife
Carmen Balthrop
Treemonisha
Ned's adopted daughter
Curtis Rayam
Remus
Raymond Bazemore
Simon
Dorceal Duckens
Luddud
Ben Harney
Zodzetrick
Kenneth Hicks
Andy
Cora Johnson
Lucy
The Louis Johnson Dance Theatre
Treemonisha Dancer
Edward Pierson
Parson Alltalk
Dwight Ransom
Cephus
Treemonisha Chorus
Willard White
Ned
Earl L. Baker
Treemonisha Chorus
Thea Barnes
Treemonisha Dancer
Clyde-Jacques Barrett
Treemonisha Dancer
Kenneth Bates
Treemonisha Chorus
Kathleen Battle
Wednesday and Saturday matinees
Treemonisha
Ned's adopted daughter
Alternate
Dwight Baxter
Treemonisha Dancer
Renee Brailsford
Treemonisha Dancer
Karen Burke
Treemonisha Dancer
Barbara Christopher
Treemonisha Chorus
Steven Cole
Treemonisha Chorus
Ella Eure
Treemonisha Chorus
Gregory Gardner
Treemonisha Chorus
Reggie Jackson
Treemonisha Dancer
Veda Jackson
Treemonisha Dancer
Melvin Jordan
Treemonisha Chorus
Julia Lema
Treemonisha Dancer
Anita Littleman
Treemonisha Dancer
Patricia McDermott
Treemonisha Chorus
Janette Moody
Treemonisha Chorus
Marion Moore
Treemonisha Chorus
Vera Moore
Treemonisha Chorus
Lorna Myers
Saturday matinees
Monisha
Ned's wife
Alternate
Treemonisha Chorus
Rick Odums
Treemonisha Dancer
Glover Parham
Treemonisha Chorus
Patricia Pates
Treemonisha Chorus
William Penn
Treemonisha Chorus
Dwayne Phelps
Treemonisha Dancer
Ivson Polk
Treemonisha Dancer
Cornel Richie
Treemonisha Chorus
Mabel Robinson
Treemonisha Dancer
Patricia Rogers
Treemonisha Chorus
Martial Roumain
Treemonisha Dancer
Katherine Singleton
Treemonisha Dancer
Christine Spencer
Treemonisha Chorus
James Thurston
Treemonisha Dancer
Walter Turnbull
Treemonisha Chorus
Gloria Turner
Treemonisha Chorus
Bobby Walker
Treemonisha Dancer
Peter Whitehead
Treemonisha Chorus
Arthur Williams
Treemonisha Chorus
Pamela Wilson
Treemonisha Dancer
Barbara Young
Treemonisha Chorus
Tony Award®
1976 Best Original Score [nominee]
Music by Scott Joplin; Libretto by Scott Joplin
music by Scott Joplin; lyrics by Scott Joplin
ACT 1 Sung By
Overture Orchestra, Zodzetrick and Dancers
The Bag of Luck Treemonisha (Ned's adopted daughter), Monisha (Ned's wife), Remus, Ned and Zodzetrick
The Corn-Huskers Treemonisha (Ned's adopted daughter) and Chorus
We're Goin' Around Treemonisha (Ned's adopted daughter), Monisha (Ned's wife), Lucy, Remus, Ned, Chorus and Dancers
The Wreath Treemonisha (Ned's adopted daughter), Monisha (Ned's wife) and Lucy
The Sacred Tree Monisha (Ned's wife)
Surprise Treemonisha (Ned's adopted daughter)
Treemonisha's Bringing Up Treemonisha (Ned's adopted daughter) and Monisha (Ned's wife)
Good Advice Parson Alltalk and Chorus
Confusion Monisha (Ned's wife), Lucy, Remus and Ned
Superstition Simon and Cephus
Treemonisha in Peril Zodzetrick, Simon, Luddud and Cephus
The Frolic of the Bears Dancers
The Wasp Nest Simon and Cephus
The Rescue Treemonisha (Ned's adopted daughter) and Remus
We Will Rest Awhile Quartet
Going Home Treemonisha (Ned's adopted daughter), Remus and Foreman
Aunt Dinah Has Blowed de Horn Chorus and Dancers
ACT 2 Sung By
Prelude Orchestra
I Want to See My Child Monisha (Ned's wife) and Ned
Treemonisha's Return Treemonisha (Ned's adopted daughter), Monisha (Ned's wife), Remus, Ned and Andy
Wrong Is Never Right Remus and Chorus
Abuse Treemonisha (Ned's adopted daughter) and Andy
When Villains Ramble Far and Near Ned
Conjuror's Forgiven Treemonisha (Ned's adopted daughter) and Andy
We Will Trust You As Our Leader Treemonisha (Ned's adopted daughter), Monisha (Ned's wife), Lucy, Ned, Remus, Andy and Chorus
A Real Slow Drag Company
Aunt Dinah Has Blowed de Horn (Reprise) Company