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The Green Pastures   
A Fable

 
44th Street Theatre, (2/26/1935 - 4/27/1935)
First Preview: Total Previews:
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 AddisonBaritone/Choir
Mildred AllisonFourth Woman
Laura AndersonA Stout Angel
Myrtle AndersonAlto/Choir
Freddie ArchibaldFlatfoot
Olive BallAlto/Choir
Marie BentonChild
Henry BlakeFirst Man
Franklin BrownChild
George BrownOuter Guard
Ruth CarlAngel/Townsperson
George CarrollChild
Allen CharlesArchangel
John CharlesIsaac
Wilbur Cohen, Jr.Child
Second Boy
Alice CottinghamChild
Billy CumbyMaster of Ceremonies
Beatrice DavisChild
Ruby DavisChild
Gertrude De VerneyChild
Soprano/Choir
Robert EctonTenor/Choir
Richard EmoryGambler
Reginald FendersonA Candidate Magician
William FentonKing of Babylon
Florence FieldsFirst Cleaner
Mary FrancesVoice in Shanty
Anna Mae FritzFirst Mammy Angel
James FullerCain the Sixth
Alice GenevaThird Woman
Mercedes GilbertZipporah
Geraldine GoodingEve
Soprano/Choir
Earl GoughAngel/Townsperson
Edna Mae HarrisZeba
Mattie HarrisSoprano/Choir
Richard B. HarrisonThe Lord
Daniel L. HaynesAdam
Hezdrel
Richard HendersonBabylonian Band
T. Lloyd HickmanBaritone/Choir
Charles HillCarlisle
Child
Harold HinesGambler
Randall HomerCustard Maker
Frank HoraceBass/Choir
Harriet HoytFirst Woman
Alma L. HubbardSoprano/Choir
Nell HunterSoprano/Choir
Charles IvanFirst Scout
Roland JonesThird Boy
Child
Florence LeeKing's Favorite
Carrington LewisTenor/Choir
Theon LewisChild
J. E. LightfootBass/Choir
James LindsayThe Admiral
Jack MannMaster of Ceremonies
Willis MartinChild
Willie MaysAlto/Choir
John McAllisterJacob
William McFarlandTenor/Choir
Roy McKinleyChoir Leader
Morris McKinneyNoah
Walter MeadowsBass/Choir
Viola MickensKing's Favorite
Child
Alto/Choir
George MiltonFirst Wizard
Charles H. MooreMr. Deshee
the Preacher
James MorrisonAnother Officer
Willis MortonFirst Boy
Willis NortonAngel/Townsperson
Massie PattersonSoprano/Choir
Oscar PolkGabriel
Arthur PorterHead Magician
Tenor/Choir
Martin QuinnOfficer
Benjamin John RagsdaleBaritone/Choir
George RandolPharaoh
McKinley ReevesTenor/Choir
McKinney ReevesAaron
Emory RichardsonOfficer
Jazzlips RichardsonBoy Gambler
Mabel RidleySoprano/Choir
Thomas RussellCain
Babylonian Band
Ivan SharpFirst Scout
Prophet
Carl ShorterSecond Wizard
Babylonian Band
D. Jay SidneyJoshua
Nonie SimmonsMyrtle
King's Favorite
Child
Augustus SimonsTenor/Choir
Frances SmithSecond Cleaner
Alice SnyderChild
Myrtle
Janet StevensSecond Woman
Susie SuttonNoah's Wife
James TaylorTenor/Choir
Harry ThompsonJapheth
J. Homer TuttHam
High Priest
Constance Van DykeKing's Favorite
Lloyd WarrenRandolph
Child
Marie WarrenSoprano/Choir
Anna WashingtonAngel/Townsperson
Benveneta WashingtonCain's Girl
King's Favorite
Alto/Choir
Booker T. Washington, Jr.Child
Irene WattsA Cook
Ashley WebbChild
Walter WhitfieldBaritone/Choir
Dow K. WilliamsBaritone/Choir
Milton J. WilliamsShem
Rudolph WilliamsChild
Frank WilsonMoses
Gertrude WilsonKing's Favorite
Child
Leona WinklerKing's Favorite
A Slender Angel
Charles Winter WoodAbraham
The General
Bertha WrightSoprano/Choir
Edgar YanceyBabylonian Band