a musical based on the play Purlie Victorious by Ossie Davis. Lyrics by Peter Udell, book by Davis-Rose-Udell.
  • 73 Pages
  • 0.38 MB
  • English
S. French , New York
Musical revues, comedies, etc. -- Libr
SeriesFrench"s musical library
ContributionsDavis, Ossie., Rose, Philip, 1921-., Udell, Peter.
LC ClassificationsML50 G37 P92 1971
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18363877M

About this Item: Samuel French, New York, Staplebound Wraps. acting version. 71 pages; includes costume plot & staging diagram.

musical based on the the play Purlie Victorious; lyrics by Peter Udell, music by Gary Geld; Book by Davis-Rose-Udell. ex-lib with. In my humble opinion, one of the most spirited (no pun intended) musicals in the past 50 years.

I know Melba Moore became famous with "I Got Love" from this musical, but her song, "Purlie" is a show stopper, too. I have been singing Purlie while I vacuum, for years. But I still think the best part of the show was the late Cleavon Little/5(50).

Purlie, the musical version of Purlie book black and white film Purlie Victorious by Ozzie Davis. The original stage play and movie starred Ozzie Davis and his wife Ruby Dee. This is an excellent musical version starring Robert Guillome and Melba Moore.

A great story of the Black American south and white allies/5(12). Purlie (Original, Musical, Comedy, Broadway) opened in New York City and played through Nov 6, Purlie. Book by Ossie Davis, Phillip Rose and Peter Udell. Based on the play Purlie Victorious by Ossie Davis.

Music by Gary Geld.

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Lyrics by Peter Udell. Directed by Aya Wallace, Music Direction by Ronzel Bell, Choreography by Aya Wallace and Chanda Branch, Costume Design by Brenda Hayes and Set Design by Deb Royals.

Purlie Purlie book Ossie Davis Lyrics By: Peter Udell Music By: Gary Geld Book By: Davis Rose-Udell Directed by Sheldon Epps Student Guide written and designed by Jessica Mills, Education and Community Programs Intern With contributions from Mark Fleischer and Leslie Waters Edited and published by The Goodman Theatre.

Book Description New York, Samuel French, Inc., 18,2 cm x 12,6 cm. 90 pages. With Scene Design illustration. Original Softcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Ossie Davis (born Raiford Chatman Davis; Decem February 4, ) was an American film, television and Broadway actor, director, poet, playwright, author, and social Range: $ - $ Purlie Victorious book.

Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A black man dreams of being a preacher and works to take control o /5. Purlie. A Musical (Comedy) in 2 Acts, 6 Scenes, a Prologue and an Epilogue. Book by Ossie Davis, Philip Rose and Peter Udell.

Based on the play Purlie Victorious by Ossie Davis. Music by Gary Geld. Lyrics by Peter Udell. Broadway Theatre, New York Purlie book 15 March, ( perfs) Story.

Ol' Cap'n Cotchipee is dead. Synopsis "Purlie" tells the story of Purlie, a self-taught preacher who returns to his home in the South with the intent of opening an abandoned church and ringing the bell of problem is that Ol' Cap'n is holding Purlie's inheritance due to a long-lost cousin.

With the help of Ol' Cap'n's son, Charlie, Purlie's manages to outsmart the white haired old-timer to win a victor' for. Biography Early life and education.

Moore was born Beatrice Melba Hill or Beatrice Melba Smith (sources differ) in New York City to Gertrude Melba Smith (–), who was a singer professionally known as Bonnie Davis and Teddy Hill (–), a big band leader. Moore grew up in the Harlem section of New York until age 9 when her mother remarried jazz pianist Clement Leroy Moorman and.

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Book by Ossie Davis, Philip Rose and Peter Udell; Music by Gary Geld; Lyrics by Peter Udell; Based on the play "Purlie Victorious" by Ossie Davis; Orchestration and Choral Arrangments by Garry Sherman and Luther Henderson; Dance arrangements by Luther Henderson.

Discussion of themes and motifs in Ossie Davis' Purlie Victorious. eNotes critical analyses help you gain a deeper understanding of Purlie Victorious so you can excel on your essay or test.

A black preacher returns to his hometown to open a church, outwitting a segregationist plantation owner to make it happen, in this musical adaptation of Ossie Davis' play Purlie Victorious. The story of a black preacher who returns home to rural Georgia to claim an inheritance and bring down Ol' Cap'n Stonewall Jackson Cotchipee, the ruthless plantation owner that he once served.

Accompanying Purlie is Miss Lutiebelle Jenkins, a pretty young girl, who Purlie persuades to convince Cotchipee that she is the long-lost relative entitled to the family inheritance. But Purlie is longish by today's standards, with several book scenes that go on forever.

Clearly, Davis resisted paring away the play's script to make a tightly structured musical and didn't trust Author: Jonathan Abarbanel.

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Purlie City Center; 2, seats; $90 top Production: A New York City Center Encores. presentation of a musical in two acts with music by Gary Geld, lyrics by Peter Udell, book by Ossie Davis.

The Black Theatre Troupe production of Purlie runs through May 18th,at the Helen K. Mason Performing Arts Center, East Washington Street in downtown Phoenix.

Tickets can be ordered at or by calling Book by Ossie Davis, Philip Rose and Peter Udell. Based on the play Purlie Victorious by Ossie Davis. The book, which borrows heavily from the original straight play by Davis, is as genial as ever, full of puckish charm.

As Lutibelle, Reverend Purlie’s willing confederate, first disciple and. Genre/Form: Librettos: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Geld, Gary. Purlie. New York, S. French [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. Immediately download the Purlie summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching Purlie.

Book by Ossie Davis, Phillip Rose and Peter Udell Music by Gary Geld Lyrics by Peter Udell Based on the play Purlie Victorious by Ossie Davis. Note on Digital Perusal: Samuel French's new digital perusal process grants easy, digital access to music perusals while protecting the intellectual property of our composers, book writers, and lyricists.

Samuel French perusals are intended to be used. Purlie is based on the play Purlie Victorious, which Ossie Davis wrote and starred in. The musical's book, credited to Udell, Philip Rose (Purlie 's original director), and Davis, contains a significant amount of material from the original play and attempts to capture at least some of its quirky, satirical spirit.

Purlie TV DVD (Region One - Playable in North America - The US, Canada, Mexico, etc.) Color. Starring: Robert Guillaume, Melba Moore, Sherman Hemsley, Rhetta Hughes, Linda Hopkins. Look out world, Purlie is coming back home.

Set in Georgia during the era of Jim Crow laws and deep rooted prejudice, none of that is going to set back Preacher Purlie and his new-found protege, young Lutiebelle. The Paperback of the Purlie Victorious: A Comedy in Three Acts by Ossie Davis at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Publish your book Author: Ossie Davis. Ben Brantley reviews Encores. production of musical Purlie, with music by Gary Geld, lyrics by Peter Udell and book by Ossie Davis, Philip Rose.

Dunno, but I recall Cleavon Little winning a Tony as Purlie (did you know Ossie Davis wrote PURLIE VICTORIOUS and starred in it and wrote the book for the musical PURLIE?). Davis co-authored the book with Philip Rose and Peter Udell; the score is by Gary Geld (music) and Udell (lyrics).

Though this Purlie is perhaps less victorious than intended, it's a breezily Author: Les Spindle. Purlie - which earned five Tony Awards, including Best Musical - credits its book to the late stage and screen veteran Ossie Davis, and to Philip Rose and Peter Udell, with.

Purlie. Book by Ossie Davis, Philip Rose and Peter Udell. Music by Gary Geld, Lyrics by Peter Udell. Based on the play Purlie Victorious by Ossie Davis.

Directed by Ron Himes. Choreographed by Heather Beal. The Black Rep. Septem I love being able to. PURLIE Book by Ossie Davis, Phillip Rose and Peter Udell, music by Peter Udell, lyrics by Gary Geld.

Directed by Jim Weaver. Reviewed Nov. 17, Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe, 10th Way, Sarasota. Through Dec. Tickets are $ ; hor: Jay Handelman.Based on the comedy, Purlie Victorious by the great actor Ossie Davis, the musical Purlie, now at Paul Robeson Theatre, captures a time and place in American history: the Jim Crow south just before the civil rights movement, in a broadly satirical send-up of plantation life.

Mr. Davis said he wrote the play “to point a mocking finger at racial segregation and laugh it out of.