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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 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