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Production: 'Warriors Don't Cry'

Melba Pattillo (Lead)

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Production Details

Casting 'Warriors Don't Cry," a one-woman tour-de-force based on the award-winning Little Rock Nine memoir of the same name by Dr. Melba Pattillo Beals.

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Female, ages 21-29, African Descent, African American

Role Description

Melba Pattillo: (Lead) one of the Little Rock Nine; actress will also portray Grand India, Melba's grandmother; Thurgood Marshall, the legendary black attorney; a black and a white teacher at Central High School; Gene Smith, the white Assistant Chief of Little Rock Polie; President Eisenhower, 34th president of the United States; Danny, a white soldier in the 101st Airborne Division, Melba's security agent; Link, white student athlete; and Mrs. Healy, Link's elderly former black nanny.


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