One Good Nerve: A Visit with Ruby Dee

Ruby Dee developed this one woman show based on an her anthology, “My One Good Nerve”, published in 1987. The show presents her poems, autobiographical stories, and character pieces and provides many glimpses into her memories and convictions.

The show premiered at Seattle’s ACT in 1996; this appears to be the second production. Ms. Dee went on to tour this widely across the country.

Presented as part of the 1997-98 Season

Play opened February 5, 1998 at the Sylvia & Danny Kaye Playhouse

Artist Credits

Credit Artist Photo
Playwright Ruby Dee
Director Charles Nelson Reilly
Stage Manager Dwight R. B. Cook
Set Designer Jim Noone
Lighting Designer Shirley Prendergast
Sound Designer Tim Schellenbaum
Actor Ruby Dee

All 1997-98 Season productions: