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Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death Production History

Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death Show Information

Previews: October 08, 1971 (10 previews)
Opening:October 20, 1971
Closing:July 30, 1972
# Performances:325
Theatres: Ethel Barrymore Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
10/8/1971 - 11/13/1971
Ambassador Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
11/17/1971 - 7/30/1972
Production Type:Original Production
Run Type:Open Run
Market:Broadway
Intermissions:1
Show type Musical
Other titles:
  • Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death: Tunes from Blackness (full title)

Other Productions of Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death

1971   Broadway Original Broadway Production
Broadway
2004   Off-Broadway Off-Broadway Revival
Off-Broadway
2006   Off-Broadway Return Engagement [off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway
2022   Broadway Broadway Revival Production
Broadway

Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death - 1971 Broadway Awards and Nominations

Note: Award winners will appear on a background
Year Ceremony Category Nominee
1972 The Hewes Awards Scenic Design Kert F. Lundell
1972 Theatre World Awards Performance Beatrice Winde
1972 Tony Awards Best Book of a Musical Melvin Van Peebles
1972 Tony Awards Best Book of a Musical Melvin Van Peebles
1972 Tony Awards Best Direction of a Musical Gilbert Moses
1972 Tony Awards Best Lighting Design Martin Aronstein
1972 Tony Awards Best Musical Eugene V. Wolsk
1972 Tony Awards Best Musical Charles Blackwell
1972 Tony Awards Best Musical Emanuel Azenberg
1972 Tony Awards Best Musical Robert Malina
1972 Tony Awards Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Melvin Van Peebles
1972 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Beatrice Winde
1972 Tony Awards Best Scenic Design Kert Lundell