This revision of Kismet, the musical tale of a wily poet who helps his daughter marry a prince while enjoying a dalliance of his own, is set in the half-mythical Timbuktu region of Mali in West Africa, and features an all-black cast and five new songs by Robert Wright and George Forrest taken from African folk music.
  • Music: Robert Wright, George Forrest
  • Book: Luther Davis
  • Lyrics: Robert Wright, George Forrest
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Drama Desk Award
1978 Outstanding Choreography Nominee
1978 Outstanding Costume Design Nominee
Tony Award
1978 Actor in a Musical Nominee
1978 Actress in a Musical Nominee
1978 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1978 Most Innovative Production of a Revival Nominee