The Tony-winning Broadway musical Hallelujah, Baby!, which made a star out of a young Leslie Uggams, officially opened on Broadway April 26, 1967, at the Martin Beck Theatre. The musical, which traced one ageless woman's journey through the African-American struggle for equality, won the Tony Award for Best Musical.
Hallelujah, Baby! features a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Jule Styne, and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. Burt Shevelove directed the Broadway original that ran for 293 performances.
Check out photos from the production below.