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Paul Robeson   

 
Longacre Theatre , (12/20/1995 - 12/31/1995)
First Preview:Dec 18, 1995 Total Previews:2
Opening Date:Dec 20, 1995   
Closing Date:Dec 31, 1995 Total Performances:14

Category: Play, Solo, Play with music, Revival, Broadway
This production is a return engagement of Paul Robeson (9/28/1988 - 10/09/1988)


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President; Philip J. Smith: Executive VP; Robert E. Wankel: VP-Finance)
Produced by Eric Krebs and Anne Strickland Squadron; Produced in association with AMAS Musical Theatre, Inc. (Rosetta Le Noire, Founder and Artistic Director)
Production conceived at Crossroads Theatre Company
Written by Phillip Hayes Dean; Based on the life of Paul Robeson; Music orchestrated by Eva C. Brooks; Special Arrangements by Eva C. Brooks; Music arranged by Ernie Scott; Musical Director: Ernie Scott; Featuring songs by Earl Robinson ("Joe Hill"), James Cox ("Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out") and Jerome Kern ("Ol' Man River"); Featuring songs with lyrics by Alfred Hayes ("Joe Hill"), James Cox ("Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out") and Oscar Hammerstein II ("Ol' Man River")
Directed by Harold Scott; Choreographed by Dianne McIntyre
Lighting Design by Shirley Prendergast; Sound Design by Tom Gould
General Manager: Paul Morer; Company Manager: Jonathan Shulman
Production Stage Manager: Doug Hosney
Piano courtesy of Steinway & Sons
General Press Representative: David Rothenberg Associates; Advertising: Kelrom Agency
Cast
Avery Brooks Paul Robeson
Ernie Scott Lawrence Brown