A Black Quartet

Name: Tambellini's Gate Theatre
Address: 162 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10003
Production Information
Number of performances: 111
Opening date: July 30, 1969
Closing date: November 2, 1969
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Woodie King Associates Producer
Chelsea Theatre Center Produced in Association
Ed Pitt Associate Producer
Ed Bullins Playwright
Ben Caldwell Playwright
LeRoi Jones Playwright
Ronald Milner Playwright
Woodie King Director
Irving Vincent Director
Allie Woods Director
John Jacobson Set Designer
Gloria Gresham Costume Designer
Marshall Williams Lighting Designer
Helmuth Lesold Sound Designer
Bill Cherry Press Representative
David Semonin Production Stage Manager

Actor Role
Frank Carey Mr. Mann (Gentleman Caller)
Frank Carey Voice of the White Judge (Great Goodness)
Minnie Gentry Grandmother (Warning)
Minnie Gentry The Maid (Gentleman Caller)
Loretta Greene Joan (Warning)
Jimmy Hayeson Nasty Old Man (Warning)
Jimmy Hayeson Attorney Breck/ Hood 1& 3 (Great Goodness)
Luise Heath Nora (Warning)
Anna Maria Horsford Young Woman (Great Goodness)
L. Errol Jaye Minister (Prayer)
L. Errol Jaye Grandfather (Warning)
L. Errol Jaye Court Royal (Great Goodness)
Joan Pryor Mother (Warning)
Jo-Ann Robinson Paula (Warning)
Paul Rodger-Reid Donald (Warning)
Paul Rodger-Reid Hood 2 & 4 (Great Goodness)
Sam Singleton Young Man (Great Goodness)
Sylvia Soares Madame (Gentleman Caller)
Vikki Summers Linda (Warning)
Dennis Tate Burglar (Prayer)
Dennis Tate The Gentleman (Gentleman Caller)
Dennis Tate Leader (Great Goodness)
Program consisted of four one-act plays:PRAYER MEETING OR THE FIRST MILITANT MINISTER by Ben Caldwell and GREAT GOODNESS OF LIFE by LeRoi Jones, both directed by Irving Vincent, THE WARNING-A THEME FOR LINDA by Ronald Milner, directed by Woodie King, and THE GENTLEMAN CALLER by Ed Bullins directed by Allie Woods.