PRODUCTION HISTORY

The Authorized Productions


1992 April 3-5 World Premiere
SWEET CHARIOT (Act I), Oxford Community Center, Oxford, Maryland
           Thomas M. Quimby, Director, Vivian Gist as Harriet, Peggy Driggs, Producer

1993 Act I, Church Hill Theatre, Church Hill, Maryland
           Benefit: The Spaniard Neck Foundation and Queen Anne's County Schools
           Thomas M. Quimby, Director, Vivian Gist as Harriet, Mary Wood, Producer

1994 SWEET CHARIOT, The National Premier Series
Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis, MD. Benefit:
           The Banneker-Douglass Museum of Black History & The Coalition of 100 Black Women
Anne Arundel Community College, Annapolis, Maryland
Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, Maryland
           Thomas M. Quimby, Director, Vivian Gist as Harriet, Carol Youmans, Producer

1994 Festival of Southern Theatre, The University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi
           Cindy Gold, Director, Gloria Jackson Winters as Harriet

1996 Atlantic Beach Experimental Theatre, Atlantic Beach, Florida
           Carson Merrie Bailley, Producer and Director, Valerie Holsey-Esguerra as Harriet

1997
Acting Up, Jacksonville, Florida
           Barbara Evans, Director, Pam Crichlow as Harriet, Megan Phifer, Producer

2006 Church Hill Theatre, Church Hill, MD. Sponsor: The Kennard School Association
           Damu A. Kenjyatta, Director, Delores Blakey as Harriet
           Sylvia Maloney and Earl Lewin, Producers


“For me (and obviously, for many others) the premiere of Sweet Chariot was one of the most moving experiences I have ever had in the theatre, on either side of the proscenium.”
David Foster, Tred Avon Players, Oxford, Maryland



 


PRODUCTION GRANTS

Talbot County Arts Council
Queen Anne's Arts Council
Maryland State Arts Council
Maryland Humanities Council
The Pilgrim Project of New York

      
   


        

Copyright 2004 Margaret Barton Driggs, Photography by The Right Light, Easton, MD Copyright 1991