Buck White

Musical - Original

George Abbott Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: November 15, 1969
  • Opening Date: December 2, 1969
  • Closing Date: December 6, 1969
  • Previews: 16
  • Performances: 7

Lyrics: Oscar Brown, Jr.

Music: Oscar Brown, Jr.


A militant black lecturer addresses a meeting organized by a black political group in this musical adaptation of Joseph Dolan Tuotti's play Big Time Buck White.


Opening Night Cast

Muhammad Ali in Buck White Muhammad Ali Buck
Herschell Burton Hunter
David Moody Honey Man
Ron Rich Jive
Ted Ross Weasel
Eugene Smith Whitey
Donald Sutherland Black Man
Charles Weldon Rubber Band
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Oscar Brown, Jr. Music
  Oscar Brown, Jr. Lyrics
  Oscar Brown, Jr. Director
  Jean Pace Director
  Edward Burbridge Scenic Design
  Jean Pace Costume Design
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