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Black Picture Show   

Vivian Beaumont Theatre, (1/06/1975 - 2/09/1975)
First Preview: Dec 20, 1974 Total Previews: 21
Opening Date: Jan 06, 1975    
Closing Date: Feb 09, 1975 Total Performances: 41

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: A hospital psychiatric unit, Bronx, NY.

Production Staff
Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer); Associate Producer: Bernard Gersten
Written by Bill Gunn; Featuring songs by Sam Waymon; Featuring songs with lyrics by Sam Waymon
Directed by Bill Gunn
Scenic Design by Peter Harvey; Costume Design by Judy Dearing; Lighting Design by Roger Morgan
Production Stage Manager: Dyanne Hochman; Stage Manager: Osborne E. Scott, Jr.
Vocalist and Keyboards: Sam Waymon; Conducted by Sam Waymon
Press Representative: Merle Debuskey and Faith Geer
Marvin BeckHospital Attendant
Graham BrownNorman
Carol ColeRita
Albert HallJ.D.
William LeetHospital Attendant
Linda MillerJane
Paul-David RichardsPhilippe
Dick Anthony WilliamsAlexander
Understudies: Ethel Ayler (Rita), Hilary Beane (Jane), Bill Cobbs (Alexander, J.D.), Doug Rowe (Hospital Attendant, Philippe) and Tucker Smallwood (J.D.)
Theatre World
winner 1975 Award [recipient] 
  Linda Miller
Tony Award®
 1975 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee] 
  Dick Anthony Williams
 1975 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee] 
  Linda Miller
Drama Desk Award
 1975 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play [nominee] 
  Dick Anthony Williams