What the Wine-Sellers Buy

Play - Original

Vivian Beaumont Theater

Data not verified
  • First Preview: January 31, 1974
  • Opening Date: February 14, 1974
  • Closing Date: March 17, 1974
  • Previews: 11
  • Performances: 37

Playwright: Ron Milner

Synopsis

A young man is tempted by the riches awaiting a pimp and drug dealer as a means to escape the black ghetto of his childhood.

 

Opening Night Cast

Frank Adu Old Bob
Hustler
Marilyn Coleman Mrs. Laura Carlton
Jean Du Shon Mrs. Harris
Voice
Gloria Edwards Mrs. Copeland
Candy
Sonny Jim Gaines Jim Aaron
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Ron Milner Writer
  Michael Schultz Director
Santo Loquasto Santo Loquasto Scenic Design
  Edward Burbridge Costume Supervisor
  Judy Dearing Costume Design
  Martin Aronstein Lighting Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1974 Outstanding Performance Dick Anthony Williams Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1974 Featured Actor in a Play Dick Anthony Williams Nominee
1974 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Santo Loquasto Nominee
 
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