Williams and Walker

A biographical musical by playwright Vincent D. Smith, depicting the careers of black vaudeville stars Bert Williams and George Walker, who by some accounts were the first, black entertainment “superstars”.

According to NY Press.com, “…Smith dramatizes Williams and Walker’s ambivalence, making it deeply felt, both noble and tragic”.

Vondie Curtis-Hall won the 1987 Audelco Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of George Walker.

Presented as part of the 1985-86 Season

Artist Credits

Credit Artist Photo
Playwright Vincent D. Smith
Director Shauneille Perry Shauneille Perry
Musical Director Neal Tate
Stage Manager Lisa Blackwell
Set Designer Mark Malamud
Lighting Designer Mark Malamud
Costume Designer Judy Dearing
Actor Ben Harney
Actor Vondie Curtis Hall

All 1985-86 Season productions: