Opera - Original

Uris Theatre (October 21, 1975 - November 02, 1975)
Palace Theatre (November 04, 1975 - December 14, 1975)
Data not verified
  • First Preview: October 15, 1975
  • Opening Date: October 21, 1975
  • Closing Date: December 14, 1975
  • Previews: 6
  • Performances: 64

Music: Scott Joplin

Libretto: Scott Joplin


A black orphan girl found under a tree is educated and works to improve her community in Scott Joplin's opera.


Opening Night Cast

Betty Allen Monisha
Carmen Balthrop Treemonisha
Curtis Rayam Remus
Raymond Bazemore Simon
Dorceal Duckens Luddud
Ben Harney Zodzetrick
Kenneth Hicks Andy
Cora Johnson Lucy
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Scott Joplin Libretto
  Scott Joplin Music
  Chappell & Co. Inc. Music Publisher
  Frank Corsaro Director
  Louis Johnson Choreographer
  Franco Colavecchia Scenic Design
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1976 Original Score Scott Joplin Nominee
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