Simply Heavenly

Musical - Original

Playhouse Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: August 20, 1957
  • Closing Date: October 12, 1957
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 62

Lyrics: Langston Hughes

Book: Langston Hughes

Music: David Martin


A black man resolves to be his own man and win his girl when he is worthy of her, after complications involving his incoming divorce and a flirtatious neighbor, in David Martin and Langston Hughes' musical adaptation of some of Hughes' stories.


Opening Night Cast

Marilyn Berry Joyce Lane
John Bouie Melon
Dagmar Craig Nurse
Mrs. Caddy
Party Guest
Anna English Zarita
Maxwell Glanville Cop
Big Boy
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Opening Night Production Credits

Langston Hughes Langston Hughes Book
  David Martin Music
Langston Hughes Langston Hughes Lyrics
  Joshua Shelley Director
  Raymond Sovey Scenic Design
  Raymond Sovey Lighting Design
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