A celebrated writing team: Comden & Green (Applause, On the Town), Arthur Laurents (Gypsy, West Side Story), Jule Styne (Funny Girl, Peter Pan). A legendary leading lady: Leslie Uggams (Roots, Anything Goes, even Deadpool) Could this show, focused on the history of Black people in the US, be the gem we didn’t know we needed? Take a listen and let us know what you think!
Show stats https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hallelujah,_Baby! Rights https://www.concordtheatricals.com/p/44627/hallelujah-baby Times Articles https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1967/05/07/83595962.html?pageNumber=135 (2 articles that are both fairly long - one is a review and one is a commentary - there is also a full page ad of the show with lots of pull quotes and directions on how to buy tickets via mail) https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1967/05/28/140173522.html?pageNumber=127 (a review of the album) https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1967/05/14/107191484.html?pageNumber=173 (drama mailbag) https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1967/04/27/129268612.html?pageNumber=51 (walter kerr review) https://www.nytimes.com/2004/10/24/nyregion/theater/theater-review-of-its-moment-1967.html?searchResultPosition=3 (2004 article about the arena stage/george street playhouse co-production and its updates) https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1967/08/06/94110294.html?pageNumber=100 (picture of Billy Dee Williams of Star Wars fame replacing the original actor) Broadwayworld Message Board https://www.broadwayworld.com/board/readmessage.php?thread=1100895 (lots of pictures and 2 tony award performances - also a brief discussion on the show)
Comden and Green