Blues in the Night

Name: Minetta Lane Theatre
Address: 18 Minetta Lane, New York, NY 10012
Production Information
Number of performances: 45
Opening date: September 14, 1988
Closing date: October 23, 1988
Production Description
Musical revue conceived by Sheldon Epps with musical numbers from various Artists: Bessie Smith, Willard Robinson, Mack Gordon, Harry Revel, George W. Thomas, Benny Goodman, Andy Razaf, Edgar Sampson, Chick Webb, Vernon Duke, John LaTouche, Ted Fetter, Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington, Mack David, Leola and Wesley Wilson, Ida Cox, Jimmy Davis, Jimmy Sherman, Roger Ramirez, Ann Ronell, A.E. Swan, Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer, Gordon Jenkins, Bernard Hanighen, Grand Clarke, Harry Akst, Alberta Hunter, Jimmy Cox and Ted Koehler.
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
M Square Entertainment, Inc. Producer
TV Asahi Producer
Victoria Maxwell Co-Producer
Joshua Silver Co-Producer
Colin Hooper Associate Producer
Betsy Lifton Associate Producer
Showpeople Ltd. Associate Producer
Sheldon Epps Director
David Brunetti Musical Director
Patricia Wilcox Assistant Director
Michael Pavelka Set Designer
Michael Pavelka Costume Designer
Susan A. White Lighting Designer
Charles Bugbee III Sound Designer
Kevin Brockman Press Representative
Peter Cromarty Press Representative
David J. Gersten Press Representative
Bruce H. Lumpkin Production Stage Manager
Rob Babbitt Stage Manager
David Brunetti Conductor
Sy Johnson Music Supervisor
David Brunetti Additional Musical Arrangements
Fred Hunter Bass
Keith Copeland Drums
David Brunetti Piano
Bill Easley Reeds
Virgil Jones Trumpet

Actor Role
Lawrence Hamilton Man in the Salon
Leilani Jones Girl With a Date
Brenda Pressley Woman of the World
Carol Woods Lady From the Road
C.E. Smith Man in the Saloon UNDERSTUDY