Opening Date

Dec 09, 1975

Closing Date

Apr 17, 1977

MusicalOriginalNational Tour

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

The credits for this production have not yet been completed or verified.
Setting
The 1950s. Chicago.

Produced by Robert Nemiroff; Associate Producer: Sydney Lewis and Jack Friel
First Presented in Washington, D.C. by Arena Stage
Book by Robert Nemiroff and Charlotte Zaltzberg; Music by Judd Woldin; Lyrics by Robert Brittan; Based on "A Raisin in the Sun" by Lorraine Hansberry; Music orchestrated by Al Cohn and Robert Freedman; Vocal arrangements by Howard Roberts and Joyce Brown; Dance arrangements by Judd Woldin; Incidental arrangements by Dorothea Freitag; Musical Director: Margaret Harris
Directed by Donald McKayle; Choreographed by Donald McKayle
Scenic Design by Robert U. Taylor; Costume Design by Bernard Johnson; Lighting Design by William Mintzer
General Manager: John Corkill; Company Manager: Kimo Gerald
National Tour Production Supervisor: Nate Barnett; Production Stage Manager: Tony Neely; Stage Manager: Anthony Neely, Bert Wood and Stacy McAdams
Conducted by Margaret Harris; Executive Associate: Irving Welzer, Will Mott and Charles Briggs; Associate Conductor: Frank Anderson
Press Representative: Arlene Shattil and Max Eisen; Dance Supervision: Zelda Pulliam
Lena Younger
Walter Lee Younger
Ruth Younger
Joseph Asagai
Travis Younger
Mrs. Johnson
Ruth Younger
Alternate
 
People of the Southside
Beneatha Younger
Bobo Jones
 
People of the Southside
Pastor's Wife
 
People of the Southside
People of the Southside
Willie Harris
 
People of the Southside
People of the Southside
People of the Southside
People of the Southside
Karl Linder
People of the Southside
People of the Southside
Bar Girl
 
People of the Southside
 
People of the Southside
People of the Southside
People of the Southside
Understudies: Irving Barnes (Pastor), Kay Barnes (Mrs. Johnson), Nate Barnett (Walter Lee Younger, Joseph Asagai), H. Douglas Berring (Walter Lee Younger, Joseph Asagai), Will Mott (Karl Linder), Lacy Phillips (Travis Younger), Sandra Phillips (Lena Younger), Zelda Pulliam (Beneatha Younger), Vanessa Shaw (Ruth Younger) and Roderick Sibert (Bobo Jones, Willie Harris)
Musical Director: Jack Holmes
Stage Manager: Sheila R. Phillips
Conducted by Jack Holmes
Press Representative: Fred Weterick

Cast

Walter Lee Younger
Lena Younger
Mar 30, 1977 - Apr 17, 1977
Ruth Younger
Walter Lee Younger
Alternate
Travis Younger
Willie Harris
People of the Southside
Pastor
People of the Southside
Willie Harris
People of the Southside
music by Judd Woldin; lyrics by Robert Brittan
Act 1
Sung By
Prologue
Company
Man Say
Walter Lee Younger
Whose Little Angry Man
Ruth Younger
Runnin' to Meet the Man
Walter Lee Younger and Company
A Whole Lotta Sunlight
Mama
Booze
Bar Girl, Bobo Jones, Walter Lee Younger, Willie Harris and Company
Alaiyo
Asagai and Beneatha Younger
African Dance
Beneatha Younger, Walter Lee Younger and Company
Sweet Time
Ruth Younger and Walter Lee Younger
You Done Right
Walter Lee Younger
Act 2
Sung By
He Come Down This Morning
Pastor, Pastor's Wife, Mama and Mrs. Johnson
It's a Deal
Walter Lee Younger
Sweet Time (Reprise)
Ruth Younger and Walter Lee Younger
Sidewalk Tree
Travis Younger
Not Anymore
Walter Lee Younger, Ruth Younger and Beneatha Younger
Alaiyo (Reprise)
Asagai
It's a Deal (Reprise)
Walter Lee Younger
Measure the Valleys
Mama
He Come Down This Morning (Reprise)
Company
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Engagement Dates

Theatre

City and State

Apr 05, 1977 - Apr 17, 1977
San Diego, CA
Mar 30, 1977 - Apr 03, 1977
Sacramento, CA
Mar 29, 1977 - Mar 29, 1977
Fresno, CA
Mar 22, 1977 - Mar 27, 1977
Seattle, WA
Mar 09, 1977 - Mar 20, 1977
San Francisco, CA
Feb 21, 1977 - Feb 26, 1977
Indianapolis, IN
Jan 07, 1977 - Feb 05, 1977
Baltimore, MD
Dec 21, 1976 - Jan 02, 1977
Miami, FL
Nov 30, 1976 - Dec 05, 1976
New Orleans, LA
Nov 26, 1976 - Nov 28, 1976
Pittsburgh, PA
Nov 23, 1976 - Nov 25, 1976
Norfolk, VA
Nov 16, 1976 - Nov 21, 1976
Newark, NJ
Nov 09, 1976 - Nov 14, 1976
Hershey, PA
Nov 02, 1976 - Nov 02, 1976
Hartford, CT
Oct 26, 1976 - Oct 31, 1976
Columbus, OH
Oct 12, 1976 - Oct 24, 1976
St. Louis, MO
Oct 05, 1976 - Oct 10, 1976
Pittsburgh, PA
Sep 07, 1976 - Oct 03, 1976
Philadelphia, PA
Aug 31, 1976 - Sep 05, 1976
Newark, NJ
Aug 24, 1976 - Aug 29, 1976
Cincinnati, OH
Aug 17, 1976 - Aug 22, 1976
Dallas, TX
Aug 03, 1976 - Aug 08, 1976
New Orleans, LA
Jul 27, 1976 - Aug 01, 1976
Milwaukee, WI
Jun 01, 1976 - Jul 25, 1976
Detroit, MI
May 25, 1976 - May 30, 1976
Hamilton, ON
May 11, 1976 - May 23, 1976
Cleveland, OH
Mar 25, 1976 - May 09, 1976
Chicago, IL
Mar 17, 1976 - Mar 21, 1976
Denver, CO
Mar 02, 1976 - Mar 14, 1976
San Francisco, CA
Jan 21, 1976 - Feb 29, 1976
Los Angeles, CA
Jan 13, 1976 - Jan 18, 1976
St. Louis, MO
Dec 16, 1975 - Jan 10, 1976
Boston, MA
Dec 09, 1975 - Dec 14, 1975
Wilmington, DE