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Nederlander Theatre , (5/12/1981 - 6/30/1982)
First Preview:Apr 30, 1981 Total Previews:13
Opening Date:May 12, 1981   
Closing Date:Jun 30, 1982 Total Performances:333

Category: Special, Concert, Original, Broadway


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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander
Produced by James M. Nederlander, Michael Frazier and Fred Walker; Produced in association with Sherman Sneed and Jack Lawrence; Miss Horne's appearance by arrangement with Sherman Sneed and Ralph Harris
Musical Director: Harold Wheeler
Staged by Arthur Faria
Scenic Design by David Gropman; Costume Design by Stanley Simmons; Miss Horne's Wardrobe by Georgio Sant'Angelo; Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton; Hair Design by Phyllis Della; Sound Design by Bob Maybaum
General Manager: James Walsh; Company Manager: Sheila R. Phillips
Production Stage Manager: Joe Lorden; Stage Manager: Jack Gianino
Conducted by Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson; Music Consultant: Luther Henderson; Drums - Lena's Trio: Grady Tate; Guitar - Lena's Trio: Steve Bargonetti; Bass - Lena's Trio: Bob Cranshaw; Musician: Cecil Bridgewater, Glenn Drewes, Frank Gordon, Peter Gordon, Craig S. Harris, Jack Jeffers, J.D. Parran, Jr., Roger Rosenberg, Mort Silver, Warren Smith, Linda Twine and Harold Vick; Assistant Conductor: Linda Twine
Piano by Baldwin
Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Dance Captain: Peter Oliver-Norman; General Press Representative: Solters / Roskin / Friedman, Inc., Joshua Ellis and Louise Ment; Photographer: Martha Swope; Playbill cover photo by Christian Steiner; Miss Horne's Furs by Ben Kahn Furs; Production Assistant: Brenda Braxton
Cast
Lena Horne Performer
Claire Bathé Performer
Deborah Lynn Bridges Performer Alternate
Vondie Curtis-Hall Performer
Tyra Ferrell Performer
Peter Oliver-Norman Performer Alternate
Tony Award®
nominee 1981 Special Award [recipient]
Lena Horne
Drama Desk Award
 1981 Outstanding Musical [nominee]
Produced by James M. Nederlander, Michael Frazier and Fred Walker; Produced in association with Sherman Sneed
winner 1981 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [winner]
Lena Horne
 1981 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee]
Staged by Arthur Faria
 1981 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee]
Thomas Skelton