Shades of Harlem

Name: Village Gate/ Downstairs
Address: 158 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10003
Production Information
Number of performances: 258
Opening date: August 21, 1984
Closing date: April 6, 1985
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Toni Conforti Producer
Jerry Saperstein Producer
Brian Winthrop Producer
Sal Surace Executive Producer
George Tassone Executive Producer
Howard Effron Associate Producer
Robert Roth Associate Producer
Hank Thomas Associate Producer
Jeree Palmer Creator
Mical Whitaker Director
Frank Owens Musical Director
Adam Wade Directorial Consultant
Ty Stephens Choreographer
Linda Lombardi Set Designer
Sharon Alexander Costume Designer
Robert F. Strohmeier Lighting Designer
Max Eisen Press Representative
Maria Somma Press Representative
Pam Osman Stage Manager
Emme Kemp Conductor
Frank Owens Musical Arrangements
Tommie McKenzie Bass
Barry Saperstein Drums
Angel Allende Percussion
Emme Kemp Piano

Actor Role
Sheia Barker Renaissance Girl
Doris Bennett Renaissance Girl
Juanita Boisseau Renaissance Lady
Melanie Daniels Renaissance Girl
Ludie Jones Renaissance Lady
Alyson Lang Renaissance Girl
Branice McKenzie N/A
Frank Owens Band Leader and Pianist
Jeree Palmer N/A
Ty Stephens N/A
Alice Wilkie Renaissance Lady
Concluded its run at the Village Gate Upstairs.