Fly Blackbird

Name: Mayfair Theatre
Address: 235 West 46th Street, New York, NY 10036
Production Information
Number of performances: 127
Opening date: February 5, 1962
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Helen Jacobson Producer
James Hatch Book
C. Jackson Book
James Hatch Lyricist
C. Jackson Lyricist
James Hatch Composer
C. Jackson Composer
Jerome Eskow Director
Gershon Kingsley Musical Director
Talley Beatty Choreographer
Robert Soule Set Designer
Robby Campbell Costume Designer
Jules Fisher Lighting Designer
Howard Atlee Press Representative
Jane Randall Press Representative
David Rothenberg Press Representative
Bo Borod Production Stage Manager
William Sugihara Stage Manager

Actor Role
Chele Abel Gladys
John Anania1 Mr. Crocker
Jim Bailey Lou/ Member of the Lodge
Helon Blount Policeman Matron Jonsen
Jack Crowder Palmer/ Member of the Lodge
Micki Grant Camille
Robert Guillaume Carl
Michael Kermoyan1 Mr. Crocker
Avon Long William Piper
Mary Louise Josie
Thelma Oliver Susie
Gilbert Price Roger/ Member of the Lodge
Paul Reid Roman Paul/ Member of the Lodge
Glory Van Scott Big Betty
Elwood Smith Police Officer Jonsen
William Sugihara George/ Member of the Lodge
Gail Ziferstein Gail

1Historical references are in conflict regarding which actor (John Anania or Michael Kermoyan) played the role of Mr. Crocker on opening night.
Award Person / Company Function
1 WON 1962 Obie Award, Best Musical James Hatch Book
      C. Jackson Book
      Jerome Eskow Director