Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death

Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death

Broadway
Musical
Original
SYNOPSIS: Melvin Van Peebles series of vignettes of life in the black ghetto of the 1970s is presented as spoken-word poetry with musical accompaniment.

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1972 Most Promising Book Winner
1972 Most Promising Director Winner
1972 Outstanding Set Design Winner
Theatre World Awards
1972 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
1972 Best Book of a Musical Nominee
1972 Best Direction of a Musical Nominee
1972 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Nominee
1972 Best Original Score Nominee
1972 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1972 Musical Nominee
1972 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
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