Vivian Beaumont Theatre, (5/23/1974 - 8/04/1974)

First Preview: May 09, 1974
Opening Date: May 23, 1974
Closing Date: Aug 04, 1974
Total Previews: 16
Total Performances: 102

Category: Play, Original, Broadway

Opening Night Production Staff

Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer); Associate Producer: Bernard Gersten

Written by Miguel Pinero

Directed by Marvin Felix Camillo

Scenic Design by David Mitchell; Costume Design by Paul Martino; Lighting Design by Spencer Mosse; Principal Designer for NYSF: Santo Loquasto; Principal Costume Designer for NYSF: Theoni V. Aldredge; Hair Design by Dorman Allison; Assistant to Mr. Mitchell: Bil Mikulewizc and Paul Eads; Assistant to Mr. Mosse: Arden Fingerhut

General Manager: Robert Kamlot; Company Manager: Patricia Carney

Production Stage Manager: Robert Kellogg; Production Manager: Ron Abbott; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jeff Hamlin and Alan Chilly

Music Consultant: Herbert Harris

General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey; Press Representative: Faith Geer; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company and Don Josephson; Lighting Supervisor for NYSF: Martin Aronstein; Assistant to Mr. Camillo: Ife Shippe

Opening Night Cast

Hollis BarnesMr. Brown
Chuck BerganskySgt. Morrison
BimboJuan Otero
Joseph CarberryCharlie "Longshoe" Murphy
William CardenClark Davis
Tito GoyaJulio "Cupcakes" Mercado
Ben JeffersonJohn "Ice" Walker
J.J. JohnsonWilliam "El Raheem" Johnson
Chu Chu MalaveBlanca
Robert MaroffMr. Frederick Nett
Rick ReidGypsy
Kenny StewardOmar Blinker
Felipe TorresPaco Pasqual
H. Richard YoungCapt. Allard

Understudies: Hollis Barnes (John "Ice" Walker, Omar Blinker), Chuck Bergansky (Capt. Allard, Charlie "Longshoe" Murphy, Mr. Frederick Nett), Alan Chilly (Mr. Brown, Omar Blinker, William "El Raheem" Johnson), Eduardo Figueroa (Juan Otero), David Hausman (Capt. Allard, Clark Davis, Sgt. Morrison), Chu Chu Malave (Julio "Cupcakes" Mercado, Paco Pasqual) and Rick Reid (Julio "Cupcakes" Mercado, Mr. Brown, William "El Raheem" Johnson)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 1975 Best Play [nominee] 

Written by Miguel Pinero; Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)

Drama Desk Award

winner 1974 Outstanding Set Design [winner] 

David Mitchell

winner 1974 Outstanding New Playwright [winner] 

Written by Miguel Pinero

winner 1974 Outstanding Director [winner] 

Marvin Felix Camillo

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