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Alvin Theatre , (10/03/1968 - 1/31/1970)
First Preview: Total Previews:15
Opening Date:Oct 03, 1968   
Closing Date:Jan 31, 1970 Total Performances:546

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: The years before and during World War I.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Herman Bernstein
Produced by Herman Levin
Written by Howard Sackler; Music arranged by Charles Gross
Directed by Edwin Sherin
Scenic Design by Robin Wagner; Costume Design by David Toser; Lighting Design by John Gleason; Hair Design by Dorman Allison
General Manager: Philip Adler; Company Manager: Edward A. Blatt
Production Stage Manager: William Dodds; Stage Manager: Tom Ellis; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jerry Laws
Choral Supervision and Arrangements by Howard A. Roberts; Choral Leader: Jerry Laws; Orchestra Personnel Consultant: Morris Stonzek
Press Representative: Martin Shwartz; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner and Associates
Cast
James Earl Jones Jack Jefferson
Jane Alexander Eleanor Bachman
Thomas Anderson Negro Man
Jack's Friend
Member of The Congregation
Mourner
Contributor
Thomas Barbour Sir William Griswold
Man at Fight
Civic Marcher
Fight Fan
Verona Barnes Jack's Friend
Member of The Congregation
Mourner
Contributor
Don Blakely An African Student
Jack's Friend
Mourner
Contributor
Dave Brown Jack's Friend
Member of The Congregation
Mourner
Contributor
Burke Byrnes 1st Man on Ladder
Reporter
Crap Player
Policeman
Deputy
German Officer
David Connell Barker
Pailman
Mourner
Lawrence Cook Ensemble
Sheila Coonan Mrs. Kimball
Civic Marcher
Civic Leader
Lance Cunard Porter
Trainer
Handler
Civic Marcher
Civic Leader
Fight Fan
George Curley Weigher-in
Mr. Farlow
Photographer
Civic Marcher
Stage Hand
Fight Fan
Jon Cypher Mr. Cameron (D.A.)
Klossowski
Man at Fight
Fight Fan
George Ebeling Fred
Marshall Efron Ragosy
Man at Fight
Civic Marcher
Fight Fan
Hector Elizondo French Handler
Blackface
El Jefe
Trainer
Deputy
Luis Espinosa Cuban Boy
Jack's Friend
Mourner
Antonio Fargas Scipio
Joanna Featherstone Jack's Friend
Member of The Congregation
Mourner
Contributor
Edd K. Gasper Government Agent
Ranger
Civic Marcher
Deputy
German Officer
Lou Gilbert Goldie
Donald Girard Paco
Ruth Gregory Mrs. Bachman
Joseph Hamer Bettor
Ensemble
Mr. M. Bratby
George Harris II Tout
Waiter
Policeman
Reporter
Mexican
Fight Fan
Hilda Haynes Mrs. Jefferson
Bob Horen Official
Promoter
Reporter
Civic Marcher
Civic Leader
Mexican
Pinkerton Man
L. Errol Jaye Pastor
Woodie King Young Negro
Drummer
Ed Lauter Photographer
Crap Player
Policeman
Stage Hand
Pinkerton Man
Jerry Laws Jack's Friend
Member of The Congregation
Mourner
Contributor
Philip Lindsay Negro Man
Jack's Friend
Member of The Congregation
Mourner
Contributor
Peter Masterson Smitty
George Mathews Cap'n Dan
Edward McNally Roller
Detective
Ensemble
Lou Meyer Juggler
Man at Fight
Civic Marcher
Fight Fan
Clark Morgan A Distinguished Negro
Ensemble
Terrence O'Connor Civic Marcher
Civic Leader
Jimmy Pelham Tick
Garwood Perkins Deacon
Jack's Friend
Mourner
Contributor
Terrance Phillips Boy
Ensemble
Richard Pittman Jack's Friend
Member of The Congregation
Mourner
Contributor
Dan Priest Colonel Cox
2nd Man on Ladder
Civic Marcher
Deputy
Michael Prince Mr. Donnelly
Crap Player
Reporter
Brooks Rogers Mr. Dixon
Gil Rogers Brady
Inspector Wainwright
German Officer
Fight Fan
Danette Small Civic Marcher
Member of The Congregation
Mourner
Contributor
Yvonne Southerland Signature Recorder
Jack's Friend
Member of The Congregation
Mourner
Dolores St. Amand Ensemble
Larry Swanson Mr. Eubanks
Handler
Civic Marcher
Civic Leader
Photographer
Reporter
Judy Thames Ensemble
Christine Thomas Civic Marcher
Civic Leader
David Thomas Mr. Treacher
Ensemble
Glory Van Scott Jack's Friend
Mourner
Contributor
Sean J. Walsh The Kid
Ranger
Civic Marcher
Deputy
Photographer
Marlene Warfield Clara
Mel Winkler Rudy
Jack's Friend
Contributor
Eugene R. Wood Pop Weaver
Man at Fight
Max Wright Mr. Coates
Reporter
German Officer
Standby: J. A. Preston (Jack Jefferson)
Understudies: Thomas Anderson (A Distinguished Negro), Dave Brown (Barker), Burke Byrnes (Mr. Cameron (D.A.)), David Connell (Scipio), Lance Cunard (Pop Weaver, Promoter), Tom Ellis (Government Agent), Luis Espinosa (Paco), Edd K. Gasper (El Jefe), Donald Girard (Cuban Boy), George Harris II (Blackface, Goldie, Trainer), Bob Horen (Mr. Coates), Ed Lauter (Smitty), Jerry Laws (Tick), Philip Lindsay (Deacon), Garwood Perkins (Pastor), Richard Pittman (Rudy), Dan Priest (Fred), Michael Prince (Mr. Dixon), Christine Thomas (Mrs. Bachman, Mrs. Kimball), Glory Van Scott (Clara) and Sean J. Walsh (Brady, Klossowski)
Tony Award®
winner 1969 Best Play [winner]
Written by Howard Sackler; Produced by Herman Levin
winner 1969 Best Actor in Play [winner]
James Earl Jones
winner 1969 Best Featured Actress in a Play [winner]
Jane Alexander
Pulitzer Prize
winner 1969 for Drama [winner]
Written by Howard Sackler
Theatre World
nominee 1969 Award [recipient]
Jane Alexander
nominee 1969 Award [recipient]
Marlene Warfield
Drama Desk Award
winner 1969 Outstanding Performance [winner]
Performer: James Earl Jones and Jane Alexander
winner 1969 Outstanding Director [winner]
Directed by Edwin Sherin