Opening Date

Jan 19, 1979

Closing Date

Mar 02, 1980

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ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Produced by Tom Mallow; Produced in association with James Janek and American Theatre Productions, Inc.
Conceived from the Book of St. Matthew by Vinnette Carroll; 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; Choral arrangements by Chapman Roberts; Musical Director: Grenoldo Frazier
Directed by Vinnette Carroll; Choreographed by Talley Beatty
Scenic Design by William Schroder; Costume Design by William Schroder; Lighting Design by Richard Winkler; Sound Design by Dave Hunt and Christopher Bond
General Manager: James Janek; Company Manager: Ken Krezel
Production Coordinator: Jerry R. Moore and Richard Martini; Production Stage Manager: Carleton Scott Alsop; Stage Manager: Bardell Connor; Assistant Stage Mgr: Gregory Nicholas
Press Representative: The Merlin Group, Ltd.; Photographer: Martha Swope
Assistant Stage Mgr: Ida M. Broughton
Photographer: Jay Thompson

Cast

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music by Alex Bradford; lyrics by Alex Bradford
(Unless otherwise noted)
Act 1
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)
Act 2
Didn't I Tell You
When the Power Comes
Everybody Has His Own Way
Down By the Riverside
I Love You So Much Jesus
The Band
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Engagement Dates

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City and State

Oct 30, 1979 - Mar 02, 1980
Los Angeles, CA
Oct 02, 1979 - Oct 28, 1979
Philadelphia, PA
Sep 11, 1979 - Sep 30, 1979
Washington, DC
Aug 08, 1979 - Sep 08, 1979
Chicago, IL
Jun 12, 1979 - Aug 04, 1979
Detroit, MI
Jun 05, 1979 - Jun 10, 1979
Pittsburgh, PA
May 22, 1979 - May 27, 1979
Cincinnati, OH
May 08, 1979 - May 13, 1979
Atlanta, GA
May 01, 1979 - May 06, 1979
Indianapolis, IN
Apr 22, 1979 - Apr 29, 1979
St. Louis, MO
Apr 17, 1979 - Apr 17, 1979
Kalamazoo, MI
Apr 05, 1979 - Apr 05, 1979
Milwaukee, WI
Apr 03, 1979 - Apr 03, 1979
Ann Arbor, MI
Mar 24, 1979 - Mar 25, 1979
Toledo, OH
Mar 20, 1979 - Mar 20, 1979
Davenport, IA
Mar 09, 1979 - Mar 11, 1979
New Orleans, LA
Mar 06, 1979 - Mar 06, 1979
Huntsville, AL
Mar 05, 1979 - Mar 05, 1979
Nashville, TN
Feb 27, 1979 - Feb 28, 1979
Charlotte, NC
Feb 19, 1979 - Feb 21, 1979
Louisville, KY
Feb 11, 1979 - Feb 11, 1979
Chapel Hill, NC
Feb 10, 1979 - Feb 10, 1979
Columbia, SC
Feb 07, 1979 - Feb 08, 1979
St. Petersburg, FL
Jan 23, 1979 - Jan 23, 1979
Rochester, NY
Jan 19, 1979 - Jan 21, 1979
Hartford, CT