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  • (1967) Stage: Appeared (as "Georgina"; Broadway debut) in "Hallelujah, Baby!" on Broadway. Musical. Music by Jule Styne. Lyrics by Adolph Green and Betty Comden. Book by Arthur Laurents. Musical Director / Vocal Arrangements by Buster Davis. Music orchestrated by Peter Matz. Dance arrangements by Luther Henderson. Choreographed by Kevin Carlisle. Scenic Design by William Eckart and Jean Eckart. Directed by Burt Shevelove. Martin Beck Theatre: 26 Apr 1967-13 Jan 1968 (293 performances + 22 previews that began on 6 Apr 1967). Cast: Allen Case (as "Harvey"), Robert Hooks (as "Clem"), Lou Angel (as "Calhoun"), Chad Dee Block (as "Bouncer"), Hope Clarke (as "Maid" / "Ensemble"), Marilyn Cooper (as "Mrs. Charles" / "Mistress" / "Ethel" / "Dorothy"), Carol Flemming (as "Princess"), Frank Hamilton (as "Mister Charles" / "Timmy"), Lillian Hayman (as "Momma"), Winston DeWitt (as "Hemsley Tip" / "G.I."), Justin McDonough (as "Capt. Yankee" / "Ensemble"), Saundra McPherson (as "Cutie"), Garrett Morris (as "Prover" / "Ensemble"; Broadway debut), Michele Murray (as "Cutie"), Alan Peterson (as "Director"), Ann Rachel (as "Brenda"), Barbara Sharma (as "Mary"), Don Strong (as "Sugar Daddy" / "Master"), Bud Vest (as "Prince" / "Ensemble"), Alan Weeks (as "Prover" / "Tap" / "G.I."), Standby: Norma Donaldson (as "Georgina"). Understudy: Justin McDonough (as "Harvey"). Replacement actors: Clifford Allen (as "Ensemble" / "G.I." / "Prover"), Lou Angel (as "Ensemble"), Judith Austin (as "Ensemble"), Michael Beirne (as "Capt. Yankee" / "Ensemble"), Chad Dee Block (as "Ensemble" / "Official"), Carol Flemming (as "Ensemble"), Lee Hooper (as "Ensemble"), Bernard Johnson (as "Ensemble" / "G.I." / "Tip"), Louis Johnson (as "Ensemble"), Carolyn Kirsch (as "Ensemble"), Saundra McPherson (as "Ensemble" / "Maid"), Gerrianne Raphael (as "Dorothy" / "Ethel" / "Mistress" / "Mrs. Charles"), Larry Roquemore (as "Ensemble" / "Prince"), Kenneth Scott (as "Ensemble" / "G.I." / "Prover"), Don Strong (as "Ensemble"), Ella Thompson (as "Ensemble"), Billy Dee Williams (as "Clem"). Standbys: Lincoln Kilpatrick (as "Clem"), Lu Parks (as "Momma"), Freda Payne (as "Georgina"; Broadway debut_. Understudies: Michael Beirne (as "Harvey"), Carol Flemming (as "Ethel"), Louis Johnson (as "Tap" / "Tip"), Suzanne Rogers (as "Mary"). Produced by Albert W. Selden, Hal James, Jane C. Nussbaum and Harry Rigby. NOTES: (1) Leslie Uggams won a Tony Award for her performance. (2) The role was originally written for Lena Horne, who eventually pulled ut and was replaced by Leslie Uggams.
  • (2001) Stage: Appeared (as "Ruby") in "King Hedley II" on Broadway. Drama. Written by August Wilson. Waltz choreographed by Dianne McIntyre. Directed by Marion McClinton. Virginia Theatre: 1 May 2001-1 Jul 2001 (72 performances + 24 previews that began on 10 Apr 2001). Cast: Brian Stokes Mitchell (as "King"), Charles Brown (as "Elmore"), Viola Davis (as "Tonya"), Stephen McKinley Henderson (as "Stool Pigeon"), Montae Russell (credited as Monté Russell; as "Mister"). Standbys: Ron Dortch (as "Elmore" / "Stool Pigeon"), Yvette Ganier (as "Tonya"), Lynda Gravátt (as "Ruby"), Keith Randolph Smith (as "King" / "Mister"). Produced by Sageworks (Benjamin Mordecai, Executive Producer. August Wilson), Benjamin Mordecai, Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman. Rocco Landesman: President. Paul Libin: Producing Director. Jack Viertel: Creative Director), 52nd Street Productions, Spring Sirkin, Peggy Hill and Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director. Barry Grove, Executive Producer). Produced in association with Kardana-Swinsky Productions. Associate Producer: Alice Chebba Walsh. NOTE: Leslie Uggams was nominated for a Tony Award for her performance.
  • (2/07-3/07) Stage: Appeared (as Lena Horne) in Sharlean Cooper Cohen's "Stormy Weather: Imagining Lena Horne", at the Prince Theater, Philadelphia, PA.
  • (1988) Stage: Appeared (as "Reno Sweaney") in the National Company of the Lincoln Center Production of "Anything Goes".
  • (1989-90) Stage: Appeared (as "Ethel Waters") in "Stringbean" on Broadway. Lincoln Center's Vivien Beaumont Theatre.
  • (1991) Stage: Appeared (as 'Ethel Waters') in a touring company of "Stringbean".
  • (2002) Stage: Appeared in "Thoroughly Modern Millie" on Broadway. Musical comedy.
  • (8/21/08-10/19/08) Stage: Appeared (as "Grammar") in "The First Breeze of Summer," off-Broadway. Written by Leslie Lee; music by Bill Sims Jr.; directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson; fight direction by Thomas Schall; with Harvy Blanks (as "Rev. Mosely"); Yaya DaCosta (as "Lucretia"); Sandra Daley (as "Gloria Townes"); Crystal Anne Dickinson (credited as Crystal A. Dickinson; as "Hope", Brandon J. Dirden (credited as Brandon Dirden; as "Nate Edwards"); Jason Dirden (as "Lou Edwards"); Quincy Dunn-Baker (as "Briton Woodward"); Marva Hicks (as "Hattie"); John Jelks (credited as John Earl Jelks; as "Harper Edwards"); Tuck Milligan (asl "oe Drake"); Gilbert Owuor (as "Sam Green"); Brenda Pressley (as "Aunt Edna"); Keith Randolph Smith (as "Milton Edwards"). Peter Norton Space, New York City.
  • (6/02) Stage: Appeared (as "Good Sister Dupree") in "Thunder Knocking on the Door", a musical by Keith Glover, Keb' Mo' and Anderson Edwards. Minetta Lane Theater, New York City.
  • (4/05) Stage: Appeared (as "Ethel Thayer") in "On Golden Pond" by Ernest Thompson on Broadway. Cort Theatre, New York City.
  • (1987) Stage: Appeared in the US tour of "The Great Gershwin Concert", with Peter Nero and Mel Tormé.
  • (2009) Stage: Appeared (as "Lena Horne") in "Stormy Weather". Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena, CA.
  • (2006) Stage: Appeared in John Kander and Fred Ebb's musical, "The Rink," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, MA, with Janet Metz, Stephen Berger, Bill Kocis, Michael Minarik, Eric Morris, Maurice Parent and Jesse Swimm in the cast.
  • (4/96-5/96) Stage: Appeared in Irving Berlin's musical "Call Me Madam," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, NJ, with Mark Baker, Neal Benari, Vanessa Dorman, Jonathan Hadley and Nancy Johnston in the cast. Charles Repole was director. Daniel Stewart was choreographer. Jim Coleman was musical director. Michael Anania was scenic designer. Mark Stanley was lighting designer. Gregg Barnes was costume designer.
  • (8/06) Stage: Appeared in the musical, "Cinderella," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, ME, with Jessica Rush and Paolo Montalban and Ryan Landry in the cast. Richard Rodgers was composer. Oscar Hammerstein II wrote the book and lyrics.
  • Album: "Leslie Uggams on TV with Mitch Miller's Sing-Along Chorus" (Columbia Records).
  • (2001) Stage: Appeared in August Wilson's play, "King Hedley II," on Broadway in New York City with Brian Stokes Mitchell, Charles Brown and Viola Davis in the cast. Marion McClinton was director.

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