The River Niger

Broadway
Play
Original
A black poet is forced to paint houses to provide for his family in Harlem. That family's history, including his son's decision to leave the Air Force and the street life for law school, is the subject of Joseph A. Walker's play.
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Awards

Drama Desk Award
1973 Most Promising Playwright Winner
Tony Award
1974 Featured Actor in a Play Nominee
1974 Featured Actress in a Play Nominee
1974 Play Winner