Musical - Revival

Billy Rose Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: December 27, 1972
  • Closing Date: January 7, 1973
  • Previews: 2
  • Performances: 14

Lyrics: Peter Udell

Book: Peter Udell, Ossie Davis, Philip Rose

Music: Gary Geld


A black preacher returns to his hometown to open a church, outwitting a segregationist plantation owner to make it happen, in this musical adaptation of Ossie Davis' play Purlie Victorious.


Opening Night Cast

Patti Jo Lutiebelle
Robert Guillaume Purlie
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Ossie Davis Book
  Philip Rose Book
  Peter Udell Book
  Gary Geld Composer
  Peter Udell Lyrics
  Philip Rose Director
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