Original Cast Album
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Kwamina is a musical which originally debuted on Broadway on October 23, 1961 at the 54th Street Theatre, and ran for 32 performances, ending on November 18, 1961. It starred Sally Ann Howes, Terry Carter, Robert Guillaume, and Brock Peters among others and was written by Richard Adler, directed by Robert Lewis, and choreographed by Agnes de Mille.
Original cast album
The original cast album was recorded for Capitol Records on Monday, November 20, 1961 following the Saturday close two days earlier. A cast album had already been planned based on hopes that the show would be a hit, but Capitol Records, despite the extremely short run of the show, went ahead and made and released the album, and it has since reached a cult status. It has recently been made available for online download on iTunes and Amazon (UK).
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- Slings and Arrows: Theatre in My Life by Robert Lewis, Stein & Day, 1984. ISBN 0-8128-2965-4
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