Run, Little Chillun (1943). Drama (revival). Music by Hall Johnson. Written by Hall Johnson
. Musical Director: Hall Johnson. Production Supervised by Lew Cooper. Directed by Clarence Muse
. Hudson Theatre: 11 Aug 1943- 26 Aug 1943 (16 performances). Cast: John Alele (as "Chorus"), Roger Alford (as "Brother Absalom Brown/...
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5' 6" (1.68 m)
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An outspoken proponent for the positive treatment of black performers, Muse fought demeaning stereotypes for most his career. Ironically, he was a staunch supporter of the controversial black-oriented TV series The Amos 'n Andy Show
(1951). He insisted that, despite the standard caricatures of the title players, the series allowed black actors to portray white-collar roles such as doctors, ...