MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Sep 09, 1982
Closing Date
Nov 07, 1982
1st Preview
Aug 31, 1982
1st Preview
Aug 31, 1982
Previews
11
Performances
69
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Alvin Theatre
(Sep 09, 1982 - Nov 07, 1982)

This production is a return engagement of Your Arms Too Short to Box With God (Jun 02, 1980 - Oct 12, 1980)

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander
Music by Alex Bradford; Lyrics by Alex Bradford; Additional music by Micki Grant; Additional lyrics by Micki Grant; Music orchestrated by H. B. Barnum; Dance music by H. B. Barnum; Musical Director: Michael Powell; Music arranged by Michael Powell; Conceived from the Book of St. Matthew by Vinnette Carroll
Entire Production Directed by Vinnette Carroll; Choreographed by Talley Beatty; Choreography restaged by Ralf Paul Haze
Scenic Design by William Schroder; Costume Design by William Schroder; Lighting Design by Richard Winkler; Sound Design by R. Shepard and J. Esher; Ms. LaBelle's Hair by Norma Harris
General Manager: Alecia Parker and Patricia M. Morinelli; Company Manager: Stephanie S. Hughley
Production Stage Manager: Robert Borod; Stage Manager: Jonathan Weiss; Assistant Stage Mgr: Leslie Hardesty Sisson
Piano: Michael Powell; Conducted by Michael Powell; Organ and Synthesizer: Robert (Butch) Sam; Assistant Conductor: Robert (Butch) Sam; Bass: Jerry Beckles; Percussionist: Juan J. Gutierrez; Trumpet and Trombone: Butch Ingram; Woodwinds: James Ingram; Drums: John Ingram; Trumpet and Flugelhorn: Robert T. Ingram; Guitar: William Ingram
General Press Representative: Owen Levy; Production Coordinator: Daniel F. Kearns; National Press Representative: Burnham-Callaghan Associates; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner and Associates and Winner Communications, Inc.; Dance Captain: Ralf Paul Haze; Photographer: Martha Swope
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music by Alex Bradford; lyrics by Alex Bradford
(Unless otherwise noted)
Beatitudes
(music by Micki Grant; lyrics by Micki Grant)
We're Gonna Have a Good Time
(music by Micki Grant; lyrics by Micki Grant)
There's a Stranger in Town
Do You Know Jesus?/He's a Wonder
Just a Little Bit of Jesus Goes a Long Way
We Are the Priests and Elders
(music by Micki Grant; lyrics by Micki Grant)
Something is Wrong in Jerusalem
(music by Micki Grant; lyrics by Micki Grant)
It Was Alone
I Know I Have to Leave Here
Be Careful Whom You Kiss
Trial
(music by Micki Grant; lyrics by Micki Grant)
It's Too Late
(music by Micki Grant; lyrics by Micki Grant)
Judas Dance
(music by H. B. Barnum)
Your Arms Too Short to Box with God
Give Us Barabbas
See How They Done My Lord
Come on Down
Can't No Grave Hold My Body Down
Beatitudes (Reprise)
(music by Micki Grant; lyrics by Micki Grant)
Didn't I Tell You
When the Power Comes
Everybody Has His Own Way
I Love You So Much Jesus
The Band

Tony Award®

 

Best Actor in a Musical

1983 Nominee
Al Green
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