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The Green Pastures   
A Fable

 
44th Street Theatre , (2/26/1935 - 4/27/1935)
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Opening Date:Feb 26, 1935   
Closing Date:Apr 27, 1935 Total Performances:71

Category: Play, Play with music, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in two parts
Setting: Sunday School; Fish Fry; Garden; Outside the Garden; Roadside; Private Office; Another Roadside; Hou


Production Staff
Produced by Laurence Rivers, Inc.
Written by Marc Connelly; Suggested by the Southern sketches "Ol' Man Adam an' His Chillun" by Roark Bradford; All choral arrangements used have been written especially for "The Green Pastures" by Hall Johnson
Staged by Marc Connelly
Production Design by Robert Edmond Jones
Company Manager: Clarence Jacobson
Stage Manager: Charles Walton
Choral Director: Evelyn Burwell and Oliver Foster
Press Representative: Clarence Jacobson
Cast
Jerome Addison Baritone/Choir
Mildred Allison Fourth Woman
Laura Anderson A Stout Angel
Myrtle Anderson Alto/Choir
Freddie Archibald Flatfoot
Olive Ball Alto/Choir
Marie Benton Child
Henry Blake First Man
Franklin Brown Child
George Brown Outer Guard
Ruth Carl Angel/Townsperson
George Carroll Child
Allen Charles Archangel
John Charles Isaac
Wilbur Cohen, Jr. Child
Second Boy
Alice Cottingham Child
Billy Cumby Master of Ceremonies
Beatrice Davis Child
Ruby Davis Child
Gertrude De Verney Child
Soprano/Choir
Robert Ecton Tenor/Choir
Richard Emory Gambler
Reginald Fenderson A Candidate Magician
William Fenton King of Babylon
Florence Fields First Cleaner
Mary Frances Voice in Shanty
Anna Mae Fritz First Mammy Angel
James Fuller Cain the Sixth
Alice Geneva Third Woman
Mercedes Gilbert Zipporah
Geraldine Gooding Eve
Soprano/Choir
Earl Gough Angel/Townsperson
Edna Mae Harris Zeba
Mattie Harris Soprano/Choir
Richard B. Harrison The Lord
Daniel L. Haynes Adam
Hezdrel
Richard Henderson Babylonian Band
T. Lloyd Hickman Baritone/Choir
Charles Hill Carlisle
Child
Harold Hines Gambler
Randall Homer Custard Maker
Frank Horace Bass/Choir
Harriet Hoyt First Woman
Alma L. Hubbard Soprano/Choir
Nell Hunter Soprano/Choir
Charles Ivan First Scout
Roland Jones Third Boy
Child
Florence Lee King's Favorite
Carrington Lewis Tenor/Choir
Theon Lewis Child
J. E. Lightfoot Bass/Choir
James Lindsay The Admiral
Jack Mann Master of Ceremonies
Willis Martin Child
Willie Mays Alto/Choir
John McAllister Jacob
William McFarland Tenor/Choir
Roy McKinley Choir Leader
Morris McKinney Noah
Walter Meadows Bass/Choir
Viola Mickens King's Favorite
Child
Alto/Choir
George Milton First Wizard
Charles H. Moore Mr. Deshee
the Preacher
James Morrison Another Officer
Willis Morton First Boy
Willis Norton Angel/Townsperson
Massie Patterson Soprano/Choir
Oscar Polk Gabriel
Arthur Porter Head Magician
Tenor/Choir
Martin Quinn Officer
Benjamin John Ragsdale Baritone/Choir
George Randol Pharaoh
McKinley Reeves Tenor/Choir
McKinney Reeves Aaron
Emory Richardson Officer
Jazzlips Richardson Boy Gambler
Mabel Ridley Soprano/Choir
Thomas Russell Cain
Babylonian Band
Ivan Sharp First Scout
Prophet
Carl Shorter Second Wizard
Babylonian Band
D. Jay Sidney Joshua
Nonie Simmons Myrtle
King's Favorite
Child
Augustus Simons Tenor/Choir
Frances Smith Second Cleaner
Alice Snyder Child
Myrtle
Janet Stevens Second Woman
Susie Sutton Noah's Wife
James Taylor Tenor/Choir
Harry Thompson Japheth
J. Homer Tutt Ham
High Priest
Constance Van Dyke King's Favorite
Lloyd Warren Randolph
Child
Marie Warren Soprano/Choir
Anna Washington Angel/Townsperson
Benveneta Washington Cain's Girl
King's Favorite
Alto/Choir
Booker T. Washington, Jr. Child
Irene Watts A Cook
Ashley Webb Child
Walter Whitfield Baritone/Choir
Dow K. Williams Baritone/Choir
Milton J. Williams Shem
Rudolph Williams Child
Frank Wilson Moses
Gertrude Wilson King's Favorite
Child
Leona Winkler King's Favorite
A Slender Angel
Charles Winter Wood Abraham
The General
Bertha Wright Soprano/Choir
Edgar Yancey Babylonian Band