Native Son

Drama - Original

St. James Theatre

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  • Opening Date: March 24, 1941
  • Closing Date: June 28, 1941
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 114

Playwright: Paul Green, Richard Wright

Opening Night Cast

Canada Lee Bigger Thomas
Anne Burr Mary Dalton
Frances Bavier Peggy
C.M. Bootsie Davis Ernie Jones
Philip Bourneuf Buckley, D.A.
Eileen Burns Miss Emmett
Ray Collins Paul Max
Evelyn Ellis Hannah Thomas
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Paul Green Writer
  Richard Wright Writer
Orson Welles Orson Welles Director
  James Morcom Scenic Design
Orson Welles Orson Welles Producer
  John Houseman Producer
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New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1941 Best American Play Paul Green
Richard Wright
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