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Eli’s Comin’

April 11 - July 14, 2001

Music & Lyrics by Laura Nyro
Voice & Orchestral Arrangements by Diedre Murray
Directed by Diane Paulus
With Ronnell Bey, Mandy Gonzalez, Judy Kuhn, Anika Noni Rose
Based on Cornelius Eady's poem cycle, BRUTAL IMAGINATION presents a unique perspective on the notorious Susan Smith case, in a which a young mother insisted that an African-American man kidnapped her children, when she was responsible for their deaths.

Awards

Winners
Oppenheimer Award - Cornelius Eady
Nominations
Lucille Lortel Award - Brett Jarvis, Outstanding Sound Design

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Judy Kuhn and Wilson Jermaine Heredia in ELI'S COMIN'. Photo by Carol Rosegg.
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Ronnell Bey, Mandy Gonzalez, Anika Noni Rose, and Judy Kuhn in ELI'S COMIN'. Photo by Carol Rosegg.
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Wilson Jermaine Heredia and Judy Kuhn in ELI'S COMIN'. Photo by Carol Rosegg.
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Mandy Gonzalez, Judy Kuhn, Anika Noni Rose, and Ronnell Bey in ELI'S COMIN'. Photo by Carol Rosegg.
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