Child of the Sun

Child of the Sun is a musical in 2 Acts about a Black American family in turmoil. and their need for relief from cultural influences and their path to salvation. It takes place over a twenty-five year span, during the mid-20th century in an American inner-city. A child born to this family, a young vibrant, dynamic figure who lightens the heart and stirs the spirit of all who meet him. Perhaps he is a savior to oppose the Powers that influence and claim the souls of the community at large. It is a allegory of the story of Christ with a difference –

Presented as part of the 1981-82 Season

Play opened December 10, 1981 at the Henry DeJur Playhouse

Artist Credits

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Playwright Damien Leake
Director Harold Scott
Musical Director Lea Richardson
Musical Director Chapman Roberts
Musical Director William Foster McDaniel
Musical Director Frederic Gripper
Choreographer Otis Sallid
Stage Manager Fred Seagraves
Set Designer John Scheffler
Lighting Designer Shirley Prendergast
Costume Designer Judy Dearing
Sound Designer Reggie Life
Actor Kevin Harris
Actor Nat Morris
Actor Jackée Harry
Actor Pauletta Pearson Washington
Actor Count Stovall
Actor Gordon Heath
Actor Raymond Patterson
Actor Yolanda Lee
Actor Alistair Butler
Actor David Cameron
Actor Bar Dell Conner
Actor Leslie Dockery
Actor Jacquelyn Gilliard
Actor Diane Hayes
Actor Sonya Hensley
Actor Perry Moore

All 1981-82 Season productions: