Opening Date

Sep 30, 1997

Closing Date

MusicalDance All Black CastOriginalNational Tour

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Executive Producer Original Broadway Production: Joey Parnes
Book by Reg E. Gaines; Music by Daryl Waters, Zane Mark and Ann Duquesnay; Lyrics by Reg E. Gaines; Based on an idea by Savion Glover and George C. Wolfe; Music orchestrated by Daryl Waters; Vocal arrangements by Ann Duquesnay; Musical Director: Richard Cummings
Conceived by George C. Wolfe; Directed by George C. Wolfe; Choreographed by Savion Glover; Choreography recreated by Derick K. Grant
Scenic Design by Riccardo Hernández; Costume Design by Paul Tazewell; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer; Sound Design by Jon Weston; Projection Design by Batwin & Robin Productions, Inc.
General Manager: 101 Productions, Ltd.
Production Manager: Peter Fulbright; Production Supervisor: Bonnie Panson; Production Stage Manager: Doug Hosney; Stage Manager: Samuel-Moses Jones; Assistant Stage Mgr: Kimberly A. Glenn
Musical Supervisor: Daryl Waters; Musical Coordinator: Seymour Red Press
Casting: Jordan Thaler and Heidi Griffiths, C.S.A.; General Press Representative: Carol R. Fineman; Press and Marketing: FourFront, Inc.; Dramaturg: Shelby Jiggetts-Tivony; National Coordinator of Community Outreach: Donna Walker-Kuhne
'da Beat
 
Lil' Dahlin'
Where's the Beat?
'da Singer
 
The Chanteuse
Where's the Beat?
'da Voice
 
The Man
Where's the Beat?
Drummer
Performer
 
Uncle Huck-A-Buck
Where's the Beat?
 
Grin & Flash
Where's the Beat?
Performer
 
'da Beat
Alternate
 
Grin & Flash
Where's the Beat?
The Kid
Where's the Beat?
Standby: Debra Byrd ('da Singer) and Tyrone Mitchell Henderson ('da Voice)
Understudies: Vincent Bingham (Performer), Marc Durham (Drummer), Sean C. Fielder (Performer), Khalid Hill (Performer) and Miles Jeffries (Performer)

Cast

'da Beat
'da Beat
'da Singer
The Kid
Where's the Beat?
Act 1
Sung By
Bring in 'da Noise Bring in 'da Funk
Company
The Door to Isle Goree
Slave Ships
Som'thin' From Nuthin'/ The Circle Stomp
The Pan Handlers
The Lynching Blues
Chicago Bound
Shifting Sounds
Industrialization
Quittin' Time
The Chicago Riot Rag
I Got the Beat/Dark Tower
The Whirligig Stomp
Company
Act 2
Sung By
Now That's Tap
Grin & Flash
The Uncle Huck-a-Buck Song
Uncle Huck-A-Buck, Lil' Dahlin' and Company
Kid Go!
The Kid and Company
The Lost Beat Swing
The Chanteuse and Company
Green, Chaney, Buster, Slyde
(lyrics by Savion Glover)
1956, Them Conkheads
1967, Hot Fun
1977, Blackout
1987, Gospel/Hip Hop Rant
Drummin'
Taxi
Conversations
Hittin'
Bring in 'da Noise Bring in 'da Funk (Reprise)
Company
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City

Engagement Dates

Theatre

City and State

Jun 15, 1999 - Jun 20, 1999
Richmond, VA
May 18, 1999 - May 23, 1999
San Diego, CA
May 11, 1999 - May 16, 1999
Costa Mesa, CA
May 04, 1999 - May 09, 1999
Tempe, AZ
Apr 27, 1999 - May 02, 1999
Houston, TX
Apr 13, 1999 - Apr 18, 1999
Orlando, FL
Apr 06, 1999 - Apr 11, 1999
Tampa, FL
Mar 30, 1999 - Apr 04, 1999
Miami, FL
Mar 23, 1999 - Mar 28, 1999
West Palm Beach, FL
Mar 09, 1999 - Mar 21, 1999
Cleveland, OH
Mar 02, 1999 - Mar 07, 1999
Baltimore, MD
Feb 23, 1999 - Feb 28, 1999
Columbus, OH
Feb 16, 1999 - Feb 21, 1999
Rochester, NY
Feb 09, 1999 - Feb 14, 1999
Cincinnati, OH
Feb 02, 1999 - Feb 07, 1999
Indianapolis, IN
Jan 26, 1999 - Jan 31, 1999
St. Louis, MO
Jan 19, 1999 - Jan 24, 1999
Pittsburgh, PA
Jan 12, 1999 - Jan 17, 1999
Charlotte, NC
Jan 05, 1999 - Jan 10, 1999
Grand Rapids, MI
Nov 10, 1998 - Dec 06, 1998
San Francisco, CA
Oct 20, 1998 - Oct 25, 1998
Vancouver, BC
Sep 29, 1998 - Oct 11, 1998
Washington, DC
Sep 22, 1998 - Sep 27, 1998
Detroit, MI
Aug 04, 1998 - Aug 09, 1998
Chicago, IL
Jul 28, 1998 - Aug 02, 1998
Atlanta, GA
Jul 14, 1998 - Jul 26, 1998
Dallas, TX
Jun 16, 1998 - Jul 12, 1998
Chicago, IL
May 19, 1998 - Jun 14, 1998
Boston, MA
May 01, 1998 - May 17, 1998
Philadelphia, PA
Mar 04, 1998 - Apr 26, 1998
Los Angeles, CA
Feb 17, 1998 - Mar 01, 1998
Portland, OR
Feb 03, 1998 - Feb 15, 1998
Seattle, WA
Jan 27, 1998 - Feb 01, 1998
Sacramento, CA
Jan 06, 1998 - Jan 25, 1998
Denver, CO
Dec 16, 1997 - Dec 21, 1997
Minneapolis, MN
Dec 02, 1997 - Dec 14, 1997
New Haven, CT
Nov 04, 1997 - Nov 30, 1997
Washington, DC
Sep 30, 1997 - Nov 02, 1997
Detroit, MI