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Cort Theatre , (4/17/1994 - 6/19/1994)
First Preview:Apr 10, 1994 Total Previews:7
Opening Date:Apr 17, 1994   
Closing Date:Jun 19, 1994 Total Performances:72

Category: Play, Solo, Original, Broadway


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Benjamin Mordecai, Laura Rafaty, Ric Wanetik, The Joseph Papp Public Theater / New York Shakespeare Festival (George C. Wolfe, Producer) and Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum (Gordon Davidson, Artistic Director); Produced in association with Harriet Newman Leve, Jeanne Rizzo, James D. Stern, Daryl Roth, Jo-Lynne Worley, Ronald A. Pizzuti, The Booking Office, Inc. and Freddy Bienstock
Originally produced by The Joseph Papp Public Theater / New York Shakespeare Festival (George C. Wolfe, Producer); Commissioned by and world premiere in June 1993 at the Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum (Gordon Davidson, Artistic Director)
Conceived by Anna Deavere Smith; Written by Anna Deavere Smith; Incidental music by Wendy Blackstone
Directed by George C. Wolfe
Scenic Design by John Arnone; Costume Design by Toni-Leslie James; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer; Sound Design by John Gromada; Projection Design by Batwin & Robin Productions, Inc.
General Manager: Caroline F. Turner, James Triner and Benjamin Mordecai & Associates; Company Manager: Susan Sampliner
Production Supervisor: Neil A. Mazzella; Production Stage Manager: Jane E. Neufeld; Stage Manager: Jane Gorey
Video Design by Batwin & Robin Productions, Inc.; Assistant to Mr. Arnone: Mark Fitzgibbons, Sheri Adler and David Kutos
Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Dramaturg: Kimberly T. Flynn; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.
Cast
Anna Deavere Smith Performer
Tony Award®
 1994 Best Play [nominee]
Written by Anna Deavere Smith; Produced by Benjamin Mordecai, Laura Rafaty, Ric Wanetik, The Joseph Papp Public Theater / New York Shakespeare Festival (George C. Wolfe, Producer) and Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum (Gordon Davidson, Artistic Director); Produced in association with Harriet Newman Leve, Jeanne Rizzo, James D. Stern, Daryl Roth, Jo-Lynne Worley, Ronald A. Pizzuti, The Booking Office, Inc. and Freddy Bienstock
 1994 Best Actress in a Play [nominee]
Anna Deavere Smith
Drama Desk Award
 1994 Outstanding Sound Design [nominee]
Sound Design by John Gromada
winner 1994 Outstanding Solo Performance [winner]
Performer: Anna Deavere Smith
 1994 Outstanding Special Effects [nominee]
Projection Design by Batwin & Robin Productions, Inc.
Theatre World
nominee 1994 Award [recipient]
Anna Deavere Smith