Strange Fruit

Play - Original

Royale Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: November 29, 1945
  • Closing Date: January 19, 1946
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 60

Playwright: Lillian Smith

Synopsis

The son of a Southern white doctor has an affair with a black girl but deserts her and marries her off to a houseboy after getting her pregnant, with tragic results, in Lillian and Esther Smith's adaptation of Lillian Smith's novel.

 

Opening Night Cast

Vera Allen Alma Deen
Doris Block A Maid
Little Miss Nobody
Alonzo Bozan Gabe
Dorothy Carter Bess Anderson
Stephen Chase Preacher Dunwoodie
Robert T. Daggett Another Mill Hand
Phyllis De Bus A Little Girl
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Lillian Smith Writer
  José Ferrer Staging
  George Jenkins Scenic Design
  Patricia Montgomery Costume Design
  George Jenkins Lighting Design
  José Ferrer Producer
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