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Run, Little Chillun   

 
Lyric Theatre, (3/01/1933 - 6/17/1933)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Mar 01, 1933    
Closing Date: Jun 17, 1933 Total Performances: 126

Category: Play, Drama, Play with music, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in four scenes
Setting: The Parsonage in a small Southern town; The Meeting Place of the New Day Pilgrims; Toomer's Bottom; Hope Baptist Church.



Production Staff
Produced by Robert Rockmore
Written by Hall Johnson; Incidental music composed and arranged by Hall Johnson
Directed by Frank Merlin; Dances arranged by Doris Humphrey
Scenic Design by Cleon Throckmorton; Costume Design by Helene Pons
Choral Director: Hall Johnson
Cast
A. AdderlyTansadi Tongole
Tongola's Dancers
E. AdderlyTansadi Tongole
Tongola's Dancers
Katherine Ahnor
Soprano
Pilgrim Choir
Lavetta Albright
Alto
Pilgrim Choir
R. AldayTansadi Tongole
Tongola's Dancers
G. AllenPilgrim Orchestra
Irma Allen
Soprano
Pilgrim Choir
I BakerTansadi Tongole
Tongola's Dancers
Olive BallThe Rev. Sister Luella Strong
Ernest Baskette
Bass
Pilgrim Choir
Service Bell
Baritone
Pilgrim Choir
Harry BoldenThe Rev. Jones
Pastor of the Hope Baptist Church
Dorothy BoxwillTansadi Tongole
Tongola's Dancers
James Thomas BoxwillBrother Lu-Te
Chief Singer of the New Day Pilgrims
R. BranchTansadi Tongole
Tongola's Dancers
R. BrathwaiteTansadi Tongole
Tongola's Dancers
Edward BroadnaxBrother George W. Jenkins
Pilgrim Choir
Ernest Brown
Bass
Pilgrim Choir
R. BrownPilgrim Orchestra
Olga BurgoyneMother Kanda
Daughter of Tongola
Alston BurleighJim
Rev. Jones' Son
E. CaesarTansadi Tongole
Tongola's Dancers
Marietta CantyBessiola Hicks
Pilgrim Choir
Jack CarrBrother Moses
Young Priest
Maggie CarterTansadi Tongole
Tongola's Dancers
George Clark
Baritone
Pilgrim Choir
Edna CommodoreChildren
Jean Cutler
Soprano
Pilgrim Choir
E. DavisNovitiate
Mayme DavisNovitiate
L. DePaurePilgrim Orchestra
Lucille Dickson
Soprano
Pilgrim Choir
Mabel DiggsMame
of Toomer's Bottom
Blanche Eckles
Soprano
Pilgrim Choir
Irene EllingtonTansadi Tongole
Tongola's Dancers
Eva EvelynNovitiate
A. FergusonTansadi Tongole
Tongola's Dancers
Charlie Frye
Tenor
Pilgrim Choir
C. GibsonTansadi Tongole
Tongola's Dancers
Amy Goodwin
Alto
Pilgrim Choir
J. GordonTansadi Tongole
Tongola's Dancers
O. GordonTansadi Tongole
Tongola's Dancers
Alice GrantNovitiate
Bessie GuyBelle
of Toomer's Bottom
Pilgrim Choir
Esther HallOrganist
Tansadi Tongole
Tongola's Dancers
Eneida HamlettPilgrim
C. HarrisPilgrim Orchestra
Carolyn HughesSister Susie May Hunt
Lulu HuntSister Lulu Jane Hunt
A. IzanagaPilgrim Orchestra
Annie JenningsNovitiate
Lulu KingSue Scott
of Toomer's Bottom
Rosalie KingSister Mahalie Ockletree
Pilgrim Choir
Perrin Knight
Tenor
Pilgrim Choir
Milton LaceyBrother Jeremiah Johnson
Pilgrim Choir
Larri LaurierTansadi Tongole
Tongola's Dancers
C. LewisPilgrim Orchestra
Carrington Lewis
Tenor
Pilgrim Choir
Alice MageeTansadi Tongole
Tongola's Dancers
Assotta MarshallPilgrim
Milton MartinBrother Jo-Ba
Herald of Joy
Pilgrim Choir
A. McCulloughTansadi Tongole
Tongola's Dancers
Effie McDowell
Soprano
Pilgrim Choir
Jack MeredithNovitiate
T. MoodyPilgrim Orchestra
J. NealyTansadi Tongole
Tongola's Dancers
Bruce NugentTansadi Tongole
Tongola's Dancers
Dorothy Perry
Alto
Pilgrim Choir
W. PolhamusTansadi Tongole
Tongola's Dancers
Ray PolitePilgrim
O. PortierTansadi Tongole
Tongola's Dancers
Bertha PowellSister Flossie Lou Little
Walter PriceBrother Esau Redd
Chairman of Deacon Board of Hope, Baptist Church
Ethel PurnelloSister Mata
Priestess
Alma ReynoldsPilgrim
Odelle RicksTansadi Tongole
Tongola's Dancers
Pauline RiversSister Judy Ann Hicks
M. SandsTansadi Tongole
Tongola's Dancers
Cecil ScottMag
Sulamai's Mother
Emma SealyNovitiate
Ernest Shaw
Baritone
Pilgrim Choir
Mattie ShawSister Mattie Fullilove
Gus SimonsBrother Goliath Simpson
Paul SmelliePilgrim
Harold SneedElder Tongola
Prophet of the New Day Pilgrims
L. StirrupTansadi Tongole
Tongola's Dancers
A. StokesPilgrim Orchestra
Bennie TattnallChildren
Andrew TaylorThe Reverend Ebeneezer Allen
Local Preacher
Nell TaylorChildren
Tansadi Tongole
Tongola's Dancers
Edna ThomasElla
Arthur Walker
Tenor
Pilgrim Choir
Fredi WashingtonSulamai
Jimmie WatersJeems Jackson
Pilgrim Choir
Rosina WestonPilgrim
George White
Tenor
Pilgrim Choir
H.J. WilliamsNovitiate
Waldine WilliamsReba
Daughter of Kanda
E. WilsonTansadi Tongole
Tongola's Dancers
Henri WoodChildren
Clarence YatesTansadi Tongole
Tongola's Dancers
Ray YeatesBrother Bartholomew Little
music by Hall Johnson
ACT 1 Sung By
Church in the DaleThe Choir
Bye and Bye
Song of the HillCharlie
Processional/Credo/Moon-Music/Tangola Dance MusicSister Mata (Priestess) and Soloist
ACT 2 Sung By
I Can't Stay Here by MyselfSister Flossie Lou Little
Song of the HillCharlie
Steal Away/Amazing Grace/Oh, Jesus, Come Dis-A-WayThe Choir
Run Little Chillun
So Glad/Return, Oh Holy Dove/Lord, Oh Have Mercy on MeThe Choir