Take a Giant Step (A Black Retrospective 4)

In 1953, Louis Peterson’s Take a Giant Step appeared on Broadway. It was revived off-Broadway in 1956 and produced as a feature film by United Artists in 1959.

“An African-American boy is emerging into an bewildering adult world. He senses a growing estrangement from his white playmates and is expelled from school. Lonely and confused, he ends up in a saloon being propositioned by a harlot. Fleeing home feel…” -Samuel French, Inc.

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Presented as part of the 1978-79 Season

Artist Credits

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Playwright Louis Peterson
Director Oz Scott
Actor Minnie Gentry

All 1978-79 Season productions: