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Moore Morning Show for seven years. On Broadway he has worked with performers in such shows as Bubbling Brown Sugar, Guys and Dolls, Ben Vereen in Pippin and choreographer the Tinman's dance number in The Wiz. Over the years he has staged shows for George Balanchine, a revival of Shuffle Along with Pearl Bailey and Crazy Heat. JULIANNE BOYD (Conceiver and Director) discovered an archival recording of Eubie Blake's 1921 musical Shuffle Along at Woodstock, N.Y. Public Library in 1977. She directed a revue based on the Shuffle Along songs at the Theatre Off Park last February. This production later developed into Eubie! Ms. Boyd has also directed two other retrospective revues of American composers: Lyrical and Satirical: The Music of Harold Rome at the Joseph Jefferson Theatre and Happy With The Blues: The Music of Harol Arlen at the Manhattan Theatre Club. Her first directorial assignments were a number of plays at the CCSC Theatre, most notably the critically acclaimed Miss Julie. KARL EIGSTI (Set Designer) was last represented on Broadway with Cold Storage, and two seasons ago with the revival of Sweet Bird of Youth and Yentl. His other New York credits include such productions as Othello, Grease, House of Blue Leaves and Boseman and Lena. His designs have graced The Arena Stage, The Guthrie Theatre, The American Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford, Ct. and The Kennedy Center. BERNARD JOHNSON (Costume Designer) has designed five Broadway shows, Guys and Dolls and Bubbling Brown Sugar, as well as Raisin, Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death and Don't Play Us Cheap. Off-Broadway credits include the Negro Ensemble Company, Lincoln Center Repertory Company and the American Place Theatre. For Hollywood, he just completed Scott Joplin- King of Ragtime, and designed costumes for the films The Bingo Long Travelling All Stars and Motor Kings, Claudine and Willie Dynamite. WILLIAM MINTZER (Lighting Designer) has created lighting for some 125 productions. His most recent was Cold Storage and his other credits include Raisin, Yentl, Beggar's Opera, Rum and Coca Cola, The Beckett Plays, and at the New Opera Theatre at Brooklyn Academy among others. He has designed for the Arena Stage, the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, and New York Shakespeare Festival. LOU GONZALEZ (Sound Designer) is presently represented on Broadway with I Love My Wife. His other Broadway credits include Don't Play Us Cheap, Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death and Seesaw. He began his career in sound design while working with such recording artists as Freda Payne, The Rolling Stones, Brook Benton and Jimi Hendrix. CHAPMAN ROBERTS (Choral Arranger) did the vocal arrangements for Broadway and National companies of Bubbling Brown Sugar and Dont Bother Me, I Cant Cope for the New York, San Francisco, Toronto, Washington and Miami companies. VICKI CARTER (Musical Director) was one of the duo pianists for Unsung Cole at the Circle Repertory Company in New York. Her other credits include Lyrical and Satirical, The Music of Harold Rome and Happy with the Blues, An Evening with Harold Arlen. RON ABBOTT (Production Supervisor) has worked with Ashton Springer on Bubbling Brown Sugar and the revival of the musical Going Up. He spent four years with the New York Shakespeare Festival as stage manager and production supervisor. [[box - advertisement]] [[image - cartoon drawing of man with facial hair pointing to the words 'HIRSCHFELD']] AL HIRSCHFELD ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPHS AND ETHCNINGS SIGNED AND NUMBERED Catalog Available George J. Goodstadt Inc. 225 Park Ave. So. NYC 10003 777-6170 [[box - advertisement]] [[image - black & white photograph of a couch]] Oriental day bed, sleeps two serenely... $599. Style Circa 1644 Walk 5 minutes after theatre and see lighted display BERKSHIRE HOUSE CONVERTIBLES 19 West 45th St., New York City 10036 (212)246-4770 [[/box - advertisement]] 60 [[end page]] [[start page]] ASHTON SPRINGER (Producer) had his first association with the theatre in 1960 as assistant to the producer of Wildcat which starred Lucille Ball. His frist producing venture No Place To Be Somebody won the Pulitzer Prize. He co-produced and was general manager of the Broadway play My Sister, My Sister and was the producer of Bubbling Brown Sugar, associate producer of Guys and Dolls and producer of Going Up on Broadway. In addition to producing the road company of Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death, he was general manager of Man on the Moon, Lamppost Reunion ad And So to Bed. Last season, he co-sponsored Absent Friends which starred Eli Wallach and Anne Jackson. He was last represented on Broadway with Cold Storage which starred Martin Balsam and is producing the Los Angeles production of For Colored Girls Who Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf. Mr. Springer lives in New Rochelle with his wife Myra and his son Mark and daughter Chesley Ann. FRANK PIERSON (Associate Producer) is president of the St. Louis Theatrical Company which presents legitimate theatre in St. Louis, Kansas City, Columbus, and Cincinnati. In addition, he heads a group that restored the historic Showboat, Goldenrod which is moored on the St. Louis Levee, operating as she was in 1909, when first built. He is a director of the Legitimate Independent Theatres of North America. JAY J. COHEN (Associate Producer) was last represented on Broadway with [[advertisement]] ARE YOU AN AMBROSIAC? Have you seen "A Chorus Line"...three times? Did you ever swim nude? Would you fly to Europe for the weekend? Do you enjoy walking on autumn leaves? 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