Tambourines to Glory

Play with Music - Original

Little Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: October 30, 1963
  • Opening Date: November 2, 1963
  • Closing Date: November 23, 1963
  • Previews: 2
  • Performances: 24

Playwright: Langston Hughes

Lyrics: Langston Hughes

Music: Jobe Huntley


Two black women establish a gospel church in Harlem for different reasons. One kills a man but ultimately repents, in Langston Hughes' adaptation of his novel.


Opening Night Cast

Joseph Attles Chicken-Crow-for-Day
Rudy Challenger Policeman
A Marshall
Tambourine Temple Choir, Passerby, Cabaret Patron, etc.
Voyla Crowley Tambourine Temple Choir, Passerby, Cabaret Patron, etc.
Dorothy Drake Tambourine Temple Choir, Passerby, Cabaret Patron, etc.
Anna English Gloria Dawn
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Opening Night Production Credits

Langston Hughes Langston Hughes Writer
  Jobe Huntley Music
Langston Hughes Langston Hughes Lyrics
  Nikos Psacharopoulos Director
  John Conklin Scenic Design
  John Conklin Costume Design
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