The First Breeze of Summer

Theatre
Name: Peter Norton Space
Address: 555 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036
Production Details
First performance date: August 5, 2008
Opening date: August 21, 2008
Closing date: October 19, 2008
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Awards
Nominated

2008 Audelco Award Nomination
Supporting Actor, Jason Dirden

2009 Lucille Lortel Award Nomination

Outstanding Costume Design, Karen Perry
Won

2008 Audelco Awards
1. Best Dramatic Production
2. Best Director, Ruben Santiago-Hudson
3. Best Playwright, Leslie Lee
4. Best Actress, Leslie Uggams
5. Best Supporting Actor, John Earl Jelks
6. Best Supporting Actress, Yaya DaCosta
7. Best Lighting Design, Marcus Doshi
8. Best Set Design, Michael Carnahan
9. Best Costume Design, Karen Perry
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Erika Mallin Executive Director
James Houghton Founding Artistic Director
  
Leslie Lee Playwright
Bill Sims Jr. Composer
  
Ruben Santiago-Hudson Director
Nicole A. Watson Assistant Director
  
Thomas Schall Fight Director
  
Michael Carnahan Set Designer
Karen Perry Costume Designer
Marcus Doshi Lighting Designer
David Margolin Lawson Sound Designer
Lucrecia Briceno Assistant Lighting Designer
Steven Jones Assistant Sound Designer
Valerie Gladstone Wig Designer
Sarah Bird Prop Design
Dana Lewman Prop Design
  
Boneau/Bryan-Brown Press Representative
  
Winnie Y. Lok Production Stage Manager
Nathan K. Claus Assistant Stage Manager
  
Bill Sims Jr. Music Direction
  
Telsey + Company Casting
Deborah Hecht Dialect Coach

Cast
Actor Role
Harvey Blanks Reverend Mosely
Yaya DaCosta Lucretia
Sandra Daley Gloria Townes
Crystal A. Dickinson Hope
Brandon J. Dirden Nate Edwards
Jason Dirden Lou Edwards
Quincy Dunn-Baker Briton Woodward
Marva Hicks Hattie
John Earl Jelks Harper Edwards
Tuck Milligan Joe Drake
Gilbert Owuor Sam Green
Brenda Pressley Aunt Edna
Keith Randolph Smith Milton Edwards
Leslie Uggams Gremmar