Program listing/picturing Sidney Poitier's broadway debut -- Anna Lucasta (1945). Sidney Poitier was originally engaged as an understudy in the Broadway production of "Anna Lucasta," and, during the run, was promoted to play the role of Rudolph. Joining Mr. Poitier onstage were Sadie J. Browne, Rosetta Le Noire, Laura Bowman, Roy Allen, John Bouie, Frank Wilson, Maxwell Glanville, Alvin Childress, and Valerie Black, among others. Written by Philip Yordan and directed by Harold J. Stone. Play originated at Mr. Poitier's home company, The American Negro Theatre. Souvenir program is in excellent condition, except for a small tear on the back cover.