Ruby Dee (Julia Augustine)J.D. Cannon (Herman)Eileen Heckart (Herman's Mother)Rosanna CarterJuanita Clark (Mattie)Albert Hall (Nelson Green)Polly Holliday (Annabelle)Brandon Maggart (Bell Man)Clarice Taylor (Fanny Johnson)
Joseph Papp, Jack Sameth
Seamstress Julia Augustine should be happy to be celebrating her 10th anniversary with the man she loves. But Herman is white which makes their relationship illegal and dangerous.