The First Breeze of Summer

Theatre
Name: St. Mark's Playhouse
Address: 133 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10009
Production Details
Number of performances: 80
Opening date: March 2, 1975
Closing date: April 27, 1975
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Negro Ensemble Company Producer
Woodie King Jr. Produced in Association
Robert Hooks Executive Director
Douglas Turner Ward Artistic Director
Frederick Garrett Managing Director
  
Leslie Lee Playwright
  
Douglas Turner Ward Director
  
Edward Burbridge Set Designer
Mary Mease Warren Costume Designer
Sandra L. Ross Lighting Designer
  
Dorothy Olim General Manager
Clarence Allsopp Press Representative
Howard Atlee Press Representative
Meg Gordean Press Representative
Owen Levy Press Representative
  
Horacena J. Taylor Production Stage Manager

Cast
Actor Role
Ethel Ayler Hattie
Charles Brown Nate Edwards
Carl Crudup Sam Greene
Peter DeMaio Joe Drake
Frances Foster Gremmar
Moses Gunn Milton Edwards
Bebe Drake Hooks Gloria Townes
Janet League Lucretia
Anthony McKay Briton Woodward
Barbara Montgomery Aunt Edna
Lou Myers Reverand Mosely
Petronia Hope
Reyno Lou Edwards
Douglas Turner Ward Harper Edwards
Awards
Award Person / Company Function
1 WON 1977 Outer Critics Circle Award, John Gassner Award Leslie Lee Playwright
2 WON 1976 Outer Critics Circle Award, John Gassner Award Leslie Lee Playwright
3 WON 1975 Clarence Derwent Award Reyno Actor
4 WON 1975 Obie Award, Best New American Play Leslie Lee Playwright
5 WON 1975 Obie Award, Performance Moses Gunn Actor
6 WON 1975 Obie Award, Performance Reyno Actor