Bubbling Brown Sugar

Revue - Original

ANTA Playhouse

Data not verified
  • First Preview: February 20, 1976
  • Opening Date: March 2, 1976
  • Closing Date: December 31, 1977
  • Previews: 12
  • Performances: 766

Book: Loften Mitchell

Synopsis

The musical vitality of Harlem in the 1920s, '30s and '40s is reexamined in this revue featuring classic and new songs.

 

Opening Night Cast

Joseph Attles Dusty
Checkers
Avon Long Rusty
John Sage
Josephine Premice Irene Paige
Vivian Reed in Bubbling Brown Sugar Vivian Reed Young Irene
Marsha
Ethel Beatty Ella
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Loften Mitchell Book
  Robert M. Cooper Director
  Billy Wilson Choreographer
  Clarke Dunham Scenic Design
  Bernard Johnson Costume Design
  Barry Arnold Lighting Design
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Awards


Clarence Derwent Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1977 Most Promising Male Performer Barry Preston Winner

Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1976 Outstanding Choreography Billy Wilson Nominee
1976 Outstanding Costume Design Bernard Johnson Nominee
1976 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Barry Preston Nominee
1976 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Vivian Reed Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1976 Outstanding Performance Vivian Reed Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1976 Theatre World Award Vivian Reed Winner
1976 Theatre World Award Chip Garnett Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1976 Actress in a Musical Vivian Reed Nominee
1976 Choreography Billy Wilson Nominee
1976 Musical   Nominee
 
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