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  • (2004) Book: "The Collected Works of Langston Hughes, Vol 6: Gospel Plays, Operas, and Later Dramatic Works". Edited by Leslie Catherine Sanders. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, ISBN 0826214770
  • (2002) Book: "The Collected Works of Langston Hughes, Vol 7: The Early Simple Stories". Edited by 'Donna Akiba Sullivan Harper'. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, ISBN 0826213707
  • (2002) Book: "The Collected Works of Langston Hughes, Vol 8: The Later Simple Stories". Edited by 'Donna Akiba Sullivan Harper'. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, ISBN 0826214096
  • (2002) Book: "The Collected Works of Langston Hughes, Vol 9: Essays on Art, Race, Politics, and World Affairs". Edited by Christopher C. De Santis. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, ISBN 0826213944
  • (2001) Book: "The Collected Works of Langston Hughes, Vol 10: Fight for Freedom and Other Writings on Civil Rights". Edited by Christopher Desantis. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, ISBN 0826213715
  • (2003) Book: "The Collected Works of Langston Hughes, Volume 11: Works for Children and Young Adults: Poetry, Fiction, and Other Writings". Edited by Dianne Johnson. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, ISBN 0826214983
  • (2001) Book: "The Collected Works of Langston Hughes, Volume 12: Works for Children and Young Adults: biographies". Edited by Stephen C. Tracy. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, ISBN 0826213723
  • (2002) Book: "The Collected Works of Langston Hughes, Volume 15: The Short Stories". Edited by R. Baxter Miller. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, ISBN 0826214118
  • (2002) Book: "The Collected Works of Langston Hughes, Volume 16: The Translations: Federico Garcia Lorca, Nicolas Guillen, and Jacques Roumain". Edited by Dellita Martin-Ogusola. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, ISBN 0826214355
  • (2002) Book: "The Collected Works of Langston Hughes, Volume 5: The Plays to 1942: Mulatto to The Sun Do Move". Edited by Leslie Catherine Sanders, with Nancy Johnston. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, ISBN 0826213693
  • (2001) Book: "The Collected Works of Langston Hughes, Volume 4: The Novels: Not without Laughter and Tambourines of Glory". Edited by Dolan Hubbard. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, ISBN 0826213421
  • (2001) Book: "The Collected Works of Langston Hughes, Volume 1: The Poems: 1921-1940". Edited by Arnold Rampersad. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, ISBN 0826213391
  • (2001) Book: "The Collected Works of Langston Hughes, Volume 2: The Poems: 1941-1950". Edited by Arnold Rampersad. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, ISBN 0826213405
  • (2001) Book: "The Collected Works of Langston Hughes, Volume 3: The Poems: 1951-1967". Edited by Arnold Rampersad. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, ISBN 0826213413
  • Poem: "Weary Blues" (filmed as The Blood of Jesus (1941))
  • (1967) Book (w/Milton Meltzer): "A Pictorial History of the Negro in American Entertainment".
  • (2007) Stage: Co-wrote lyrics for "Lovemusik", produced on Broadway. Musical/drama. Featuring songs with lyrics by Elmer Rice. Music / lyrics by Kurt Weill, Book by Alfred Uhry. Suggested by the letters of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya. Featuring songs with lyrics by Maxwell Anderson, Bertolt Brecht, Howard Dietz, Roger Fernay, Ira Gershwin, Oscar Hammerstein II, Alan Jay Lerner, Maurice Magre, Ogden Nash and Elmer Rice. Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick. Additional Vocal Arrangements: Milton Granger. Musical Staging by Patricia Birch. Assistant Choreographer: Deanna Dys. Scenic Design by Beowulf Boritt. Directed by Harold Prince. Biltmore Theatre: 3 May 2007-24 Jun 2007 (60 performances + 24 previews that began on 12 Apr 2007).
  • (1991) Stage: Wrote "Mule Bone", produced (w/all-black cast) on Broadway.
  • Tambourines to Glory (1963).
  • Simply Heavenly (1957).
  • (1950) Stage: Wrote book / lyrics for The Barrier", produced on Broadway. Musical/drama. Music by Jan Meyerowitz. Musical Director: Herbert Zipper. Choreographed by Doris Humphrey (also director) and Charles Weidman. Scenic Design by H.A. Condell. Broadhurst Theatre: 2 Nov 1950-4 Nov 1950 (4 performances). Cast: Dolores Bowman (as "Livonia, servant at Albamar"), Marc Breaux (as "Young Norwood Dancer, Dance Sequence"), Wilton Clary (as "Bert, younger son of Col. Tom and Cora"), Richard Dennis (as "Fred Higgins, a friend of Norwood"), John Diggs (as "Houseman"), Helene Ellis (as "The Bride, Dance Sequence"), Reri Grist (as "Maid"), Lorenzo Herrera (as "William, a son of Col. Tom and Cora"), Stuart Hodes (as "Assistant to the Undertaker"), Charlotte Holloman (as "Sally, a daughter of Col. Tom and Cora" / "Young Cora Singer, Dance Sequence"), Jesse Jacobs (as "Undertaker"), Josephine Keene(as "Young Cora Dancer, Dance Sequence"), Muriel Rahn (as "Cora Lewis, Col. Tom's housekeeper"), Robert Tankersley (as "Plantation Storekeeper"), Victor Thorley (as "Talbot, overseer at Albamar Plantation"), Lawrence Tibbett (as "Col. Thomas Norwood" / "Young Norwood Singer, Dance Sequence"), Laurence Watson (as "Sam, the butler at Albamar"). Produced by Michael Myerberg and Joel Spector.
  • (1947) Stage: Wrote lyrics for "Street Scene", produced on Broadway. Musical/drama. Music by Kurt Weill. Lyrics by Langston Hughes. Book by Elmer Rice, based on his play. Musical Director: Maurice Abravanel. Scenic Design / Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Musical Staging by Anna Sokolow. Directed by Charles Friedman. Adelphi Theatre: 9 Jan 1947-17 May 1947 (148 performances). Cast: Helen Arden (as "Greta Fiorentino"), Sheila Bond (as "Mae Jones"), Bennett Burrill (as "Charlie Hildebrand"), Ellen Carleen (as "Nursemaid"), Joyce Carrol (as "Music Pupil"), Norma Chambers (as "Shirley Kaplan"), Norman Cordon (as "Frank Maurrant"), Marion Covey (as "Graduate"), Danny Daniels (as "Dick McGann"), Hope Emerson (as "Emma Jones"), Helen Ferguson (as "Grace Davis"), Juliana Gallagher (as "Mary Hildbrand"), Russell George (as "Milkman"), Lauren Gilbert (as "Steve Sankey"), Peter Griffith (as "Willie Maurrant"), Zosia Gruchala (as "Graduate"), Beverly Janis (as "Jennie Hildebrand"), Anne Jeffreys (as "Rose Maurrant"), Irving Kaufman (as "Abraham Kaplan"), Ellen Lane (as "Laura Hildebrand"), Paul Lilly (as "Fred Cullen"), Remo Lota (as "Daniel Buchanan"), Roy Munsell (as "Interne"), Edwin G. O'Connor (as "Dr. John Wilson"), Robert Pierson (as "Vincent Jones"), Sydney Rayner (as "Lippo Fiorentino"), Edward Reichert (as "Old-Clothes Man"), Ellen Repp (as "Olga Olsen"), Don Saxon (as "Harry Easter"), Joseph E. Scandur (as "Husband"), Wilson Smith (as "Carl Olsen"), Polyna Stoska (as "Anna Maurrant"), Brian Sullivan (as "Sam Kaplan"), John Sweet (as "Ambulance Driver"), Randolph Symonette (as "City Marshal James Henry"), Ernest Taylor (as "Policeman"), David E. Thomas (as "George Jones"), Creighton Thompson (as "Henry Davis"), Norman Thompson (as "Officer Harry Murphy"), Peggy Turnley (as "Nursemaid"), Bette Van (as "Wife"). Produced by Dwight Wiman and The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson, Elmer Rice, Robert E. Sherwood, Sidney Howard).
  • (1935) Stage: Wrote "Mulatto", produced on Broadway. Drama.
  • NoveL: "Simple's Uncle Sam".
  • Novel: "Simple Speaks His Mind".
  • (1930) Novel: "Not Without Laugbter".
  • Poem: "When Sue Wears Red".
  • Poem: "Montage of a Dream Deferred".
  • Novel: "Simple Stakes a Claim".
  • Novel: "Simple Takes a Wife".
  • Playwright (w/Zora Neale Hurston): "Mule Bone".
  • (December 28, 1936) His play, "Mulatto," was performed at the Studebaker Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Mercedes Gilbert (Cora Lewis); Morris McKenney (William Lewis); James Kirkwood (Col. Thomas Norwood); Evelyn Streich (Sally Lewis); Richard S. Bishop (Talbot); Frank Jacquet (Fred Higgins); J.J. Dillon (Henry Richards); Glen Boles (Robert Lewis); Francis Hallaran (Storekeeper); Dillon Deasey (undertaker); and Allan Moore (Jed Tomkins) in the cast. Martin Jones was producer.
  • (December 15, 1963) His play, "Black Nativity," was performed in Chicago, Illinois with Alex Bradford and Marion Williams in the cast.
  • (1935) Stage play: Little Ham-author- premiered at Karamu Theatre ,Cleveland ,Ohio, The play was adapted and became ' Little Ham A Harlem Jazzical' a musical in 2002 opening night New York John Houseman Theater 26-9-2002. The book is by Dan Owens, music by Judy Wodlin, Lyrics by Richard Engquist and Judy Wodlin from a concept by Eric Krebs, orchestration by Luther Henderson,
  • (July 24, 1950) He was lyricist for the musical, "Just Around the Corner," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine. Abby Mann and Bernard Drew wrote the book. Joe Sherman composed the music. George Jaffe wrote additional lyrics.
  • (1995-1996 season) His play, "Little Ham," was performed in a play reading at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut.
  • (December 14 to 18, 2005) His play, "Black Nativity," was performed at the Long Wharf Theatre (Mainstage) in New Haven, Connecticut. Sarah Peterson was director. Jonathan Q. Berryman was musical director.
  • (December 15 to 17, 21 to 23, 2006) His play, "Black Nativity," was performed at the Long Wharf Theatre (Mainstage) in New Haven, Connecticut. Sarah Peterson was director. Jonathan Q. Berryman was musical director.
  • (December 7 to 16, 2007) His play, "Black Nativity," was performed at the Long Wharf Theatre (Mainstage) in New Haven, Connecticut. Sarah Peterson was director. Jonathan Q. Berryman was musical director.

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