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The Green Pastures    A Fable

Mansfield Theatre, (2/26/1930 - 8/29/1931)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Feb 26, 1930    
Closing Date: Aug 29, 1931 Total Performances: 640

Category: Play, Play with music, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in two parts
Setting: Sunday School; Fish Fry; Garden; Outside the Garden; Roadside; Private Office; Another Roadside; House; Hillside; Mountain Top; Mouth of a Cave; A Throne Room; Foot of a Mountain; Cabaret; Outside of


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Henry I. and Irwin S. Chanin
Produced by Laurence Rivers, Inc.
Written by Marc Connelly; Musical Director: Hall Johnson; Suggested on the sketches "Ol' Man Adam an' His Chullun" by Roark Bradford
Staged by Marc Connelly
Production Design by Robert Edmond Jones
General Manager: C.G. Stewart
General Stage Manager: J.A. Curtis; Stage Manager: Claude E. Archer; Technical Director: Edward Gardiner
Assistant Choral Dir: Evelyn Burwell
General Press Representative: Joseph Robie; Press Representative: Ethel Gordon
Cast
Gerome Addison
Baritone/Choir
Freddie Archibald
Flatfoot
Leona Avery
Alto/Choir
Marguerite Avery
Soprano/Choir
Earl Bowie
Babylonian Band
Margery Bumgardner
Child
Philistine Bumgardner
Child
Edgar Burks
Jacob
Elsie Byrd
Angel/Townsperson
Joe Byrd
Randolph
Josephine Byrd
A Stout Angel
Voice in Shanty
First Cleaner
Geneva Bythewood
Third Woman
Angel/Townsperson
Reginald Bythewood
Third Boy
Wilbur Cohen, Jr.
Child
Billy Cumby
Master of Ceremonies
Ruby Davis
Child
Willmay Davis
Child
Gertrude De Verney
Soprano/Choir
Alicia Escamilla
Myrtle
Amy Escamilla
Angel/Townsperson
Alonzo Fenderson
Moses
Reginald Fenderson
A Candidate Magician
Florence Fields
Second Cleaner
Arthur Foster
Tenor/Choir
Harold Foster
Tenor/Choir
Oliver Foster
Baritone/Choir
Anna Mae Fritz
First Mammy Angel
Second Woman
James Fuller
Cain the Sixth
Mercedes Gilbert
Zipporah
Geraldine Gooding
Soprano/Choir
Juanita Hall
Soprano/Choir
Edna Mae Harris
Zeba
Mattie Harris
Soprano/Choir
Richard B. Harrison
The Lord
Mary Ella Hart
King's Favorite
Colington Hayes
Gambler
Daniel L. Haynes
Adam
Hezdrel
Adolph Henderson
Tenor/Choir
Richard Henderson
Babylonian Band
Wesley Hill
Gabriel
Walter Hilliard
Tenor/Choir
Frank Horace
Bass/Choir
Charlotte Junius
Alto/Choir
Louis Kelsey
Boy Gambler
Tom Lee
Bass/Choir
Viola Lewis
Child
Fredia Longshaw
Child
Joe Loomis
Tenor/Choir
Ruthena Matson
Alto/Choir
Willie Mays
Alto/Choir
William McFarland
Tenor/Choir
Cecil McNair
Bass/Choir
Walter Meadows
Bass/Choir
Viola Mickens
Alto/Choir
Jay Mondaaye
King of Babylon
Charles H. Moore
Mr. Deshee
the Preacher
Charles H. Moore
Isaac
Stanleigh Morrell
Ham
Joshua
Another Officer
Thula Oritz
Angel/Townsperson
Massie Patterson
Soprano/Choir
Verdon Perdue
Child
Inez Persand
King's Favorite
Arthur Porter
Head Magician
Benjamin John Ragsdale
Baritone/Choir
George Randol
Pharaoh
McKinley Reeves
Choir Leader
Aaron
Tenor/Choir
Emory Richardson
First Man
First Wizard
Officer
Jazzlips Richardson, Jr.
First Boy
Tommy Russell
Babylonian Band
Ivan Sharp
Gambler
First Scout
Prophet
Jesse A. Shipp
Archangel
Abraham
Carl Shorter
Babylonian Band
Frances Smith
A Cook
Susie Sutton
Noah's Wife
Dinks Thomas
First Woman
Edna Thrower
A Slender Angel
Margerette Thrower
Child
Homer Tutt
Custard Maker
Ham
High Priest
Constance Van Dyke
King's Favorite
Lou Vernon
Cain
The General
John Warner
Tenor/Choir
Marie Warren
Soprano/Choir
Benveneta Washington
Cain's Girl
Fourth Woman
Angel/Townsperson
Howard Washington
Second Boy
Walter Whitfield
Baritone/Choir
Tutt Whitney
Noah
D.K. Williams
Baritone/Choir
Milton J. Williams
Shem
Inez Richardson Wilson
Eve
Leona Winkler
King's Favorite
Charles Winter Wood
The Admiral
Bertha Wright
Soprano/Choir
Pulitzer Prize
winner 1930 for Drama [winner]
Written by Marc Connelly
   
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