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46th Street Theatre, (10/18/1973 - 12/28/1974)
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, (1/13/1975 - 12/07/1975)
First Preview: Oct 10, 1973 Total Previews: 9
Opening Date: Oct 18, 1973    
Closing Date: Dec 07, 1975 Total Performances: 847

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: The 1950s. Chicago.

Production Staff
Produced by Robert Nemiroff; Associate Producer: Sydney Lewis and Jack Friel
Music by Judd Woldin; Lyrics by Robert Brittan; Book by Robert Nemiroff and Charlotte Zaltzberg; Based on the play "A Raisin in the Sun" by Lorraine Hansberry; Incidental arrangements by Dorothea Freitag; Dance arrangements by Judd Woldin; Music orchestrated by Al Cohn and Robert M. Freedman; Musical Director: Howard A. Roberts; Vocal arrangements by Howard A. Roberts and Joyce Brown
Directed by Donald McKayle; Choreographed by Donald McKayle
Scenic Design by Robert U. Taylor; Costume Design by Bernard Johnson; Lighting Design by William Mintzer
Production Stage Manager: Helaine Head; Stage Manager: Anthony Neely and Nate Barnett
Conducted by Howard A. Roberts
Press Representative: Max Eisen, Maurice Turet and Barbara Eisen
Loretta Abbott
Deborah Allen
Beneatha Younger
Elaine Beener
Bar Girl
People of the Southside
Chief Bey
African Drummer
Glenn Brooks
People of the Southside
Walter P. Brown
Willie Harris
Karen Burke
People of the Southside
Virginia Capers
Lena Younger
Paul Carrington
People of the Southside
Ralph Carter
Travis Younger
Herb Downer
Marilyn Hamilton
People of the Southside
Ernestine Jackson
Ruth Younger
Robert Jackson
Joseph Asagai
Don Jay
People of the Southside
Eugene Little
People of the Southside
Helen Martin
Mrs. Johnson
Joe Morton
Walter Lee Younger
Marenda Perry
Pastor's Wife
People of the Southside
Al Perryman
Zelda Pulliam
People of the Southside
Renne Rose
People of the Southside
Ted Ross
Bobo Jones
Richard Sanders
Karl Linder
Chuck Thorpe
People of the Southside
Gloria Turner
People of the Southside
Theatre World
winner 1974 Award [recipient]
Ralph Carter
winner 1974 Award [recipient]
Ernestine Jackson
winner 1974 Award [recipient]
Joe Morton
Tony Award®
winner 1974 Best Musical [winner]
Produced by Robert Nemiroff
1974 Best Book of a Musical [nominee]
Book by Robert Nemiroff and Charlotte Zaltzberg
1974 Best Original Score [nominee]
Music by Judd Woldin; Lyrics by Robert Brittan
1974 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Joe Morton
winner 1974 Best Actress in a Musical [winner]
Virginia Capers
1974 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Ralph Carter
1974 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Ernestine Jackson
1974 Best Choreography [nominee]
Donald McKayle
1974 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee]
Donald McKayle
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