Simply Heavenly

Name: Renata Theatre
Address: 144 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012
Production Information
Number of performances: 63
First performance date: November 8, 1957
Opening date: November 8, 1957
Closing date: December 31, 1957
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Langston Hughes Playwright
David Martin Music
Langston Hughes Lyricist
Joshua Shelley Director

Actor Role
Marilyn Berry Joyce Lane
John Bouie Melon
Dagmar Craig Mrs. Caddy / Nurse / Party Guest
Anna English Zarita
Maxwell Glanville Big Boy
Wihelmina Gray Madame Butler
Stanley Greene Boyd
Charles Harrigan John Jasper
Allegro Kane Character
Brownie McGhee Gitfiddle
Claudia McNeil Mamie
Charles A. McRae Bodiddly
Willie Pritchett Bar Pianist
Melvin Stewart Simple
Duke Williams Hopkins
Josephine Woods Arcie
First played at the 85th Street Playhouse May 21, 1957 then transferred to the Playhouse Theatre on Broadway for an August 20, 1957 opening. This production is the transfer back from Broadway with the same cast.