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Stage: Produced, with Chiz Schultz, Edgar Lansbury and Robert Nemiroff, the Lorraine Hansberry / Robert Nemiroff play "To Be Young, Gifted and Black" on 2 January 1969 at The Cherry Lane Theatre in New York City at the Cherry Lane Theater, 1/2/69. Adapted for television in 1972 (To Be Young, Gifted, and Black (1972) (TV)).

CD: "Harry Belafonte" (BSP)

CD: "Belafonte at Carnegie Hall" (RCA)

CD: "Belafonte Returns to Carnegie Hall" (RCA)

CD: "Calypso" (RCA)

CD: "The Essential Harry Belafonte" (RCA)

CD: "Platinum & Gold Collection" (RCA)

CD: "The Very Best of Harry Belafonte" (RCA)

CD: "Folk Standards" (Columbia)

(1953). Stage Play: John Murray Anderson's Almanac. Musical revue. Music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. Lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. Additional music by Cy Coleman, Michael Grace, Joseph McCarthy, Henry Sullivan, John Rox, Bart Howard and Harry Belafonte. Sketches by Jean Kerr, Sumner Lock-Elliot, Arthur Macrae, Herbert Farjeon, Lauri Wylie and Billy K. Wells. Additional lyrics by Cy Coleman, Michael Grace, Joseph McCarthy, Henry Sullivan, John Rox, Bart Howard and Harry Belafonte. Musical Director: Buster Davis. Music orchestrated by Ted Royal. Vocal arrangements by Buster Davis. Dance arrangements by Gerald Alters. Assistant to Mr. Davis: David Sackson. Dances and Musical Numbers staged by Donald Saddler. Production staged by John Murray Anderson. Directed by Cyril Ritchard. Imperial Theatre: 10 Dec 1953- 26 Jun 1954 (229 performances). Cast: Harry Belafonte (as "Singer") [Broadway debut], Polly Bergen (as "Meg"), Billy De Wolfe (as "David/Mrs. B./Laurie/Cornelius/The Butler"), Hermione Gingold (as "Miss Reingold/The Cellist/Mrs. A./Singer (of "Which Witch?")/The Lady/Bobo"), Orson Bean (as "Mike Hammer/The New Manager/Singer"), Jimmy Albright (as "Butler/Pierrot Ensemble/Guest at Ball"), Lee Becker (as "Train Bearer/Pierrot Ensemble/Singer"), Hank Brunjes (as "Pierrot Ensemble/Bridegroom/Singer"), Carleton Carpenter (as "Harlequin/The Pierrot of 1953/Man/The Song Plugger/Singer/Dancer"), Ronald Cecill (as "Pierrot Ensemble/Bridegroom/Butler"), Deane Crane, Nanci Crompton, Imelda De Martin, Elaine Dunn (as "The Pierrot of 1953/Jo/Singer/Dancer") [Broadway debut], Dorothy Dushock, Jay Harnick (as "Bridegroom/Chrous/The Man in the Box/Sedan Chair Bearer/Singer"), Colleen Hutchins, James Jewell, Larry Kert, Bob Kole, Gerard Leavitt, Celia Lipton, Greb Lober, Tina Louise (as "Queen/Chorus/Guest at Ball/Lady"), Ralph McWilliams, Kay Medford (as Pierrette Ensemble/Marmee/First Secretary/Fifi"), Jacqueline Mickles (as "Queen/Chorus/The Autumn Bride/Lady"), Harry Mimmo, Illona Murai, Margot Myers, Gwen Neilson, George Reeder (as "Bridegroom/Guest at the Ball/Dancer"), Siri (as "Chorus/Guest at the Ball/The Summer Bride"), Gloria Smith, Millard Thomas (as "Guitarist"), Kenneth Urmston, Monique Van Vooren, Toni Wheelis. Understudies: Imelda De Martin, Kenneth Harvey, Larry Kert, Gwen Neilson, Alice Pearce, Toni Wheelis. Produced by Michael Grace, Stanley Gilkey and Harry Rigby.

(1955). Stage Play: 3 for Tonight [A Diversion in Song and Dance]. Musical revue. Original Music by Walter Schumann. Special Material by Robert Wells. Lyrics by Robert Wells. Music arranged by Nathan Scott. Additional music by Jester Herston ("In That Great Gettin Up Mornin") and Jack Norworth ("By the Light of the Silvery Moon" and "Shine on, Harvest Moon"). Directed by Gower Champion. Plymouth Theatre: 6 Apr 1955- 1 Jun 1955 (85 performances). Cast: Harry Belafonte (as "Performer"), Betty Benson (as "Performer"), Gower Champion (as "Performer"), Marge Champion (as "Performer"), Walter Schumann (as "Impressions/Recorded Voices"), Hiram Sherman (as "Story Teller"), Robert Brink (as "Chorus"), Andrew Case (as "Chorus"), Gina Christen (as "Chorus"), Diane Doxee (as "Chorus"), Elaine Drew (as "Chorus"), Joyce L. Foss (as "Chorus"), Dorothy Gill (as "Chorus"), Nancy Harp (as "Chorus"), Jimmy Harris (as "Chorus"), Mark Karl (as "Chorus"), Jerry Madison (as "Chorus"), Robert Miller (as "Chorus"), Ned Romero (as "Chorus"), Jack Steele (as "Chorus"), Brad Thomas (as "Chorus"), Robert Trevis (as "Chorus"), Karen Vonne (as "Chorus"), Richard Wessler (as "Chorus"). Produced by Paul Gregory and Charles Laughton.

Nightclub Appearance: Appeared at the Empire Room of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City in November, 1955.

Read the story of "Anansi, the Spider Man" on Education television program "Reading Out Loud" on December 31, 1964.

(May 2, 1983) He performed in the revue, "Parade of Stars," at the Palace Theatre on Broadway in New York CIty, New York for the Actors' Fund Benefit with Eddie Albert, Debbie Allen, Edward Asner, Lauren Bacall, Milton Berle, George Burns, David Cassidy, Dick Cavett, Carol Channing, Pam Dawber, Sandy Duncan, Bonnie Franklin, Jack Gilford, Gregory Hines, Ann Jillian, Larry Kert, Richard Kiley, Jack Klugman, Linda Lavin, Michele Lee, Rich Little, Dorothy Loudon, Lee Meredith, Jeanne Moreau, Ann Reinking, Dinah Shore, Jean Stapleton, Gwen Verndon, Fred Waring, James Whitmore, Shelley Winters, and MIchael York in the cast. Hildy Parks was the writer. John Kander and Fred Ebb were composers. Michael Frayn wrote the book. Robert Randolph was set designer. Alvin Colt was costume designer. Elliott Lawrence was musical director. Albert Stephenson was special musical stager. Clark Jones was director. Alexander H. Cohen was producer.


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