Appeared (as "Petunia Jackson") in "Cabin in the Sky" on Broadway. Musical fantasy. Music by Vernon Duke
. Book by Lynn Root
(based on his story "Little Joe"). Lyrics by John La Touche
. Vocal arrangements by Hugh Martin. Musical Director: Max Meth. Music orchestrated by Domenico Savino
, Charles Cook, Fod Livingston and Nathan ...
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I guess singing is the traditional outlet for the colored people. The very thing that is paramount in my mind I can find expression for in just humming a song. But, of course, there is solid prayer for other things in my mind. Oh, I can get angry and curse a little (of course, the Lord look the other way). I don't take the Lord's name in vain, don't get that idea. But I have a vocabulary without ...
There is a park named in her honor in her hometown of Chester, Pennsylvania. Ethel Waters Park is located at Third & Dock Streets and a plaque reading "dedicated to the city of Chester for the enjoyment of its people" was placed there May 1, 1972 following "Ethel Waters Week," which ran from April 24th to April 30, 1972. April 30, 1972 was proclaimed "Ethel Waters Day" in Pennsylvania by then ...
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