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Battle Hymn   

 
Experimental Theatre , (5/22/1936 - 7/25/1936)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:May 22, 1936   
Closing Date:Jul 25, 1936 Total Performances:72

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: John Brown's Home, Richrield, Ohio, 1854; At the Kansas Border; John Brown's Cabin, Ossawatomie, Kansas, 1855; Home of Gerrit Smith, Peterboro, NY, 1859; Cellar and Living Room of John Brown's House near Harper's Ferry.


Production Staff
Produced by Federal Theatre Project of The WPA
Written by Michael Blankfort and Michael Gold
Staged by Vincent Sherman; Choreographed by Georgie Graham
Scenic Design by Howard Bay
Cast
Katherine Arden Ensemble in Prologues and Epilogue
Ensemble
Mony Ash August Bondi
Donald Barrie Rev. Romney
Ensemble in Prologues and Epilogue
Harry Bonnick Ensemble in Prologues and Epilogue
William Burbridge Captain Hugh Forbes
Grover Burgess John Brown
Horace Casselberry Mr. Hickey
Margery Christian Captain Hugh Forbes
Michael Cisney Owen Brown
Hattie Cline Ensemble
Rose Cooper Ensemble in Prologues and Epilogue
James J. Coyle Bill Doyle
Albert Hazlett
Ensemble in Prologues and Epilogue
Ora Day Ensemble
Agnes Delano Ensemble
Ruth Forst Ensemble
Agnes Gildea Maria
Ensemble
Georgia Graham Ensemble
R. Henry Handon Joshua Larkin
Anthony Heathe Watson Brown
Lee Hillery David Thoreau
Philip Hilton Joe
Richard Huett Second Sheriff
Ensemble in Prologues and Epilogue
Leslie Hunt Gerrit Smith
Ensemble in Prologues and Epilogue
Lada Ladova Ensemble
Lucia Lull Ensemble in Prologues and Epilogue
Gita Lurie Ensemble
Alan MacAteer Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ensemble in Prologues and Epilogue
Lida MacMillan Mary Brown
Manny Manisoff Ensemble
Ruth Marcusson Mrs. Kagi
Grant Mitchell Slave Mother
Mary Morrison Ruth Scott
David Palmer John Cook
Ensemble in Prologues and Epilogue
Curtis Parker Bill Larkin
Lewis Paul William Lloyd Garrison
Ensemble in Prologues and Epilogue
Ann Peters Ensemble
Brandt Peters Ensemble in Prologues and Epilogue
Ensemble
Joseph Pevney Oliver Brown
Robin Radin Dolly Thompson
Ensemble in Prologues and Epilogue
Cortell Ramey Drury Doyle
Ensemble in Prologues and Epilogue
Hilda Reis Ensemble in Prologues and Epilogue
Ensemble
Amelia Romano Ensemble in Prologues and Epilogue
Herbert Rudley Frank Sandborn
Edward Segal Frederick Brown
Arthur W. Shackett Ensemble in Prologues and Epilogue
Alfreda Sill Ensemble in Prologues and Epilogue
Arthur Spencer John Kagi
Arthur Spenser Ensemble in Prologues and Epilogue
Gerald Stone Ensemble
Laura Strassman Ensemble
Charles P. Thompson First Sheriff
Aaron Stevens
William Triest Jason Brown
Sidney Vereker Manny Buell
Helen Wainright Ensemble
George Ward Salmon Brown
Jeffrey Warnick Ensemble
Florence Warren Ensemble
Ringgold Watts Slave Woman
Peter White Ensemble
George Whittington Shields Green
Aldeah Wise Ensemble in Prologues and Epilogue
Philip Woodward Dutch Sherman
Charles Tidd
George Yessner Ensemble in Prologues and Epilogue