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For film, he designed the lighting for Red Grooms' Hippodrome Hardware and he has lit concerts for Pearl Bailey among others.

BERNARD JOHNSON (Costume Designer) designed the Tony Award hit musical Raisin , as well as Aint Supposed to Die a Natural Death and Dont Play Us Cheap. For Hollywood he did  Claudine, Willie Dynamite, and Dont Play Us Cheap, and for television  Harry and Lena, To All My Friends on Shore, and The Melba Moore-Clifton Davis Show . He has also designed for the New York City Ballet Company and the Dance Theatre of Harlem, for which he is the resident designer.

LUCIE D. GROSVENOR (Designer of Projections) has been a stage manager and back stage technician for more than 100 Broadway and off-Broadway productions. For the past two years she has been a freelance multi-media designer working for such clients as ABC-TV, NBC-TV and Xerox.

ROSETTA LeNOIRE (Original Concept) Bubbling Brown Sugar is based on her concept and was originally presented at the Amas Repertory Theatre in New York on February 21, 1975. She has been a popular performer on daytime television. She founded the Amas Repertory Theatre in 1969. Last year she met with J. Lloyd Grant of Media House Ltd. and developed the ideas for a musical review of a musical journey through Harlem 1910-1940.

CHAPMAN ROBERTS (Choral Arrangements) did the vocal arrangements for the long running and highly successful Dont Bother Me, I cant Cope for the New York, San Francisco, Toronto, Washington and Miami companies. He was the musical advisor for Vinnette Carroll's Urban Arts Corps in New York, the Global Village Theater in Toronto, and the Disper Productions in Am-sterdam, Holland.

J. LLOYD GRANT (Producer) has represented both artists and management in the entertainment field for a number of years. He made his producing debut as Executive Producer of the recent hit film, Claudine, produced by Third World Cinema Productions, Inc. and starring James Earl Jones and Diahann Carroll. He has also been part of the management team of Third World Cinema for the past five years.

RICHARD BELL (Producer) is President of Third World Cinema Productions, Inc., producer of the hit film Claudine, starring James Earl Jones and Diahann Carroll. He was a member of the staff of former Mayor John Lindsay, as well as Deputy Commissioner of Commerce.

ASHTON SPRINGER (Producer, General Manager) had his first association with theatre as Assistant to the Producer of Wildcat, the Broadway musical which starred Lucille Ball. His first producing venture, No Place to be Somebody, won the Pultizer Prize. Last season he co-produced and general managed the Broadway play My Sister, My Sister. In addition to producing a road company of Aint Supposed to Die A Natural Death, Mr. Springer was General Manager for Andy Warhol's production of Man On The Moon, Lamppost Reunion and And So To Bed.

MOE SEPTEE (Associate Producer) for almost 25 years has been a leading classical and pops impresario starting in Newark, and for the past seven years in Philadelphia. He is a concert presenter at Philadelphia's Academy of Music, a producer at the Walnut Street Theatre, and producer/operator at the New Locust Theatre. He has produced What The Wine Sellers Buy, and Don't play Us Cheap. On Broadway he co-produced The Jockey Club Stakes, The Desert Song and Yentl. Mr. Septee presented the pre-Broadway run of Bubbling Brown Sugar.

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STAFF FOR "BUBBLING BROWN SUGAR"
GENERAL MANAGER...ASHTON SPRINGER
GENERAL PRESS REPRESENTATICE...MAX EISEN
PRODUCTION STAGE MANAGER  MICHAEL MAURER
Assistant General Manager...Susan Chase
Company Manager...Carolyne A. Jones
Press Representative...Barbara Glenn
Production Supervisor... I. Mitchell Miller
Stage Manager...E. Lynn Nickerson
Production Coordinator...Sharon Brown
Assistant to Mr. Cooper. Kathleen Stanford-Grant
Administrative Asst...Elease Goodwin
Assistant to Mr. Wilson...Dyann Robinson
Assistant Stage Manager...Anthony Whitehouse
Assistant to Mr. Dunham...Robert Rickner
Assistant to Mr. Johnson...Donna Meyer
Wardrobe Mistress...Linda Lee
Wardrobe Assistants...Olga Anderson, Rafael Arturo Caban, Betsy Jackson
Assistant to Mr. Mitchell...Gladys Blair
Head Carpenter...Peter S. Miller
Head Electrician...John J. Hulbert
Head of Properties...Robert H. Anderson
Media...William J. West

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Bubbling Brown Sugar
ITS A GREAT NEW SHOW

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