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Palace Theatre , (6/10/1975 - 7/20/1975)
First Preview:Jun 07, 1975 Total Previews:3
Opening Date:Jun 10, 1975   
Closing Date:Jul 20, 1975 Total Performances:48

Category: Play, All Black Cast, Original, Broadway
Setting: A small city in the Northeast. The Present.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander
Produced by The Negro Ensemble Company (Douglas Turner Ward, Robert Hooks and Gerald S. Krone, Founders); Produced in collaboration with Woodie King, Jr.
Premiered on March 2, 1975 at St. Mark's Playhouse
Written by Leslie Lee
Directed by Douglas Turner Ward
Scenic Design by Edward Burbridge; Costume Design by Mary Mease Warren; Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
General Manager: Dorothy Olim Associates, Inc.
Production Stage Manager: Horacena J. Taylor; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jerry Cleveland; Technical Advisor: Mitch Miller
General Press Representative: Howard Atlee; Production Coordinator: Steve Carter; Advertising: Krone-Olim Advertising, Inc.
Cast
Ethel Ayler Hattie
Charles Brown Nate Edwards
Carl Crudup Sam Greene
Peter DeMaio Joe Drake
Frances Foster Gremmer
Moses Gunn Milton Edwards
Bebe Drake Hooks Gloria Townes
Janet League Lucretia
Anthony McKay Briton Woodward
Barbara Montgomery Aunt Edna
Lou Leabengula Myers Reverend Mosely
Petronia Hope
Reyno Lou Edwards
Douglas Turner Ward Harper Edwards
Understudies: Jerry Cleveland (Understudy), Bill Cobbs (Understudy), Bebe Drake Hooks (Understudy), Lou Leabengula Myers (Understudy), Petronia (Understudy), Roland Sanchez (Understudy), Martha Short-Goldsen (Understudy) and Samm-Art Williams (Understudy)