The River Niger

Theatre
Name: St. Mark's Playhouse
Address: 133 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10009
Production Details
Number of performances: 120
Opening date: December 5, 1972
Closing date: March 3, 1973
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Negro Ensemble Company Producer
Robert Hooks Executive Director
Douglas Turner Ward Artistic Director
Frederick Garrett Managing Director
  
Joseph A. Walker Playwright
Dorothy A. Dinroe Incidental Music
  
Douglas Turner Ward Director
  
Gary James Wheeler Set Designer
Edna Watson Costume Designer
Shirley Prendergast Lighting Designer
  
Dorothy Olim General Manager
Clarence Allsopp Press Representative
Howard Atlee Press Representative
Charles House Press Representative
  
Wyatt Davis Stage Manager

Cast
Actor Role
Graham Brown Dr. Dudley Stanton
Frances Foster Grandma Wilhelmina Brown
Dean Irby Al
Saundra McClain Gail
Morley Morgana Voice of Lt. Staples
Neville Richen Mo
Les Roberts Jeff Williams
Roxie Roker Mattie Williams
Lennal Wainwright Chips
Douglas Turner Ward Johnny Williams
Charles Weldon Skeeter
Grenna Whitaker Ann Vanderguild
Awards
Award Person / Company Function
1 WON 1973 Obie Award, Best American Play Joseph A. Walker Playwright
2 WON 1973 Obie Award, Distinguished Performance Roxie Roker Actor
3 WON 1973 Obie Award, Distinguished Performance Douglas Turner Ward Actor