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The following people are credited as replacements or additions if they were not credited on opening night.

Memphis
Shubert Theatre, 225 W. 44th St., New York, NY

Shubert Theatre (10/19/2009 - 8/5/2012)
Assistant Stage Mgr: Janet Takami, Alexis Shorter.

Guitars: John Putnam.

Marketing: AKA.

Cast

Darius Barnes Member of the Be Black Trio
role named after opening 
 
 Ensemble  
Brad Bass Frank Dryer  
Tracee Beazer Someday Backup Singer
role named after opening 
 
Tanya Birl Ensemble  
 Ethel  
Ashley Blanchet Ensemble  
 Someday Backup Singer
role named after opening 
 
Carmen Shavone Borders Ensemble  
James Brown III Ensemble  
Angela Brydon Double Dutch Girl
role named after opening 
 
 Ensemble  
Sam J. Cahn Member of the Be Black Trio
role named after opening 
 
 Ensemble  
J. Bernard Calloway Delray (Feb 28, 2012 - ?) 
Erica Dorfler Someday Backup Singer
role named after opening 
(Jul 27, 2010-Aug 8, 2010) 
 Ensemble (Mar 27, 2012 - ?) 
 Someday Backup Singer
role named after opening 
(Mar 27, 2012 - ?) 
Preston W. Dugger III Ensemble  
 Member of the Be Black Trio
role named after opening 
 
Hillary Elk Teenager
role named after opening 
 
Dionne Figgins Double Dutch Girl
role named after opening 
 
 Someday Backup Singer
role named after opening 
 
Allen Fitzpatrick Mr. Simmons (Jul 13, 2010-Sep 5, 2010) 
Mike Gallagher
Opened the show with special expanded part written by book writer Joe DiPietro 
Cameo Appearance (Sep 6, 2011-Sep 11, 2011) 
Rhett G. George Member of the Be Black Trio
role named after opening 
 
Gregory Haney Ensemble  
 Member of the Be Black Trio
role named after opening 
 
Robert Hartwell Ensemble  
 Reverend Hobson  
 Wailin' Joe  
Tiffany Janene Howard Double Dutch Girl
role named after opening 
 
 Ensemble  
 Someday Backup Singer
role named after opening 
 
Christopher Jackson Delray (Jan 24, 2012-Feb 27, 2012) 
Lauren Lim Jackson Double Dutch Girl
role named after opening 
 
 Ensemble  
 Someday Backup Singer
role named after opening 
 
John Jellison Mr. Simmons (Mar 15, 2011 - ?) 
Bryan Langlitz Ensemble  
Kyle Leland Ensemble  
 Member of the Be Black Trio
role named after opening 
 
Will Mann Bobby (May 27, 2011-Jul 31, 2011) 
Kevin Massey Ensemble  
David McDonald Ensemble  
 Gordon Grant  
 Mr. Collins  
 White DJ  
 White Father  
Paul McGill Ensemble  
Monette McKay Ensemble  
 Ethel  
Andy Mills Ensemble  
Cass Morgan Mama (Dec 15, 2011-Feb 12, 2012) 
Nancy Opel Mama (Mar 15, 2011-Dec 11, 2011) 
 Mama (Feb 14, 2012 - ?) 
Adam Pascal Huey (Oct 25, 2011 - ?) 
Justin Patterson Buck Wiley  
 Ensemble  
 Martin Holton  
Ken Robinson Black DJ  
 Ensemble  
Bahiyah Sayyed Gaines Ensemble  
Jamison Scott Ensemble  
 Frank Dryer  
 Perry Como  
Antoine L. Smith Black DJ  
 Ensemble  
 Reverend Hobson  
 Wailin' Joe  
Monique Smith Double Dutch Girl
role named after opening 
 
 Ensemble  
 Someday Backup Singer
role named after opening 
 
Betsy Struxness Double Dutch Girl
role named after opening 
 
 Ensemble  
 Double Dutch Girl
role named after opening 
(Jun 26, 2012 - ?) 
 Ensemble (Jun 26, 2012 - ?) 
Elizabeth Ward Land Clara  
 Ensemble  
 White Mother  
Cody Williams Ensemble  
Dan'yelle Williamson Someday Backup Singer
role named after opening 
 

Swings: Felicia Boswell, Sasha Hutchings, Tyrone A. Jackson, Candice Monet McCall.

Understudies: Darius Barnes (Gator), Ashley Blanchet (Felicia), Felicia Boswell (Felicia), Angela Brydon (Mama), Kevin Covert (Mr. Simmons), Erica Dorfler (Felicia), Rhett G. George (Gator), Robert Hartwell (Bobby, Delray, Gator), Kevin Massey (Huey), David McDonald (Mr. Simmons), Justin Patterson (Huey, Mr. Simmons), Ken Robinson (Bobby, Delray), Antoine L. Smith (Bobby, Delray, Gator), Betsy Struxness (Mama), Elizabeth Ward Land (Mama).

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