Black Nativity

Name: The Duke on 42nd Street
Address: 229 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036
Production Details
First performance date: November 30, 2007
Opening date: November 30, 2007
Closing date: December 30, 2007
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2008 Lucille Lortel Award Nomination
Outstanding Lead Actor, Andre De Shields

2008 Drama League Award Nominations
1. Distinguished Revival of a Musical
2. Distinguished Performance Award, Andre De Shields

2008 Drama Desk Award Nomination
1. Outstanding Revival of a Musical
2. Outstanding Actor in a Musical, Andre De Shields

2008 Audelco Award Nominations
1. Lighting Design, Aaron Black
2. Costume Design, Kimberly Glennon
3. Choreography, Tracy Jack
4. Musical Direction, Kelvyn Bell
5. Director, Alfred Preisser
6. Lead Actor, Andre De Shields
7. Production of the Year

Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Classical Theatre of Harlem Producer
Jaime Robert Carrillo Producer
Susan Jonas Producing Director
Christopher McElroen Executive Director
Alfred Preisser Founder
Alfred Preisser Artistic Director
Langston Hughes Playwright
Alfred Preisser Director
Kelvyn Bell Musical Director
Tracy Jack Choreographer
Troy Hourie Set Designer
Kimberly Glennon Costume Designer
Aaron Black Lighting Designer
Elyzabeth Gorman Stage Manager
Kelvin Productions, LLC Production Supervisor

Actor Role
Kennedy Malumbe Anyanzwa Shangilia Youth Choir Member
Melvin Bell III Lead Singer / Chorus
Ebony Blake Lead Singer / Chorus
Enrique Cruz De Jesus Joseph
Andre De Shields Narrator / Pastor
Alexander Elisa Lead Singer / Chorus
Brain Kamau Gitonga Shangilia Youth Choir Member
Phyre Hawkins Lead Singer / Chorus
Francis Kimani Irungu Shangilia Youth Choir Member
Tracy Jack Mary
Mary Wambui Kamau Shangilia Youth Choir Member
Gladys Wanjiku Mbugua Shangilia Youth Choir Member
Laiona Michelle Lead Singer / Chorus
Dennis Mutwiri Micheni Shangilia Youth Choir Member
Shangilia Youth Choir of Kenya Chorus of Angels
Nikki Stephenson Lead Singer / Chorus
Tryphena Wade Lead Singer / Chorus
Phresia Wangare Shangilia Youth Choir Member
Rejinald Woods Lead Singer / Chorus