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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 AddisonBaritone/Choir
Freddie ArchibaldFlatfoot
Leona AveryAlto/Choir
Marguerite AverySoprano/Choir
Earl BowieBabylonian Band
Margery BumgardnerChild
Philistine BumgardnerChild
Edgar BurksJacob
Elsie ByrdAngel/Townsperson
Joe ByrdRandolph
Josephine ByrdA Stout Angel
Voice in Shanty
First Cleaner
Geneva BythewoodThird Woman
Angel/Townsperson
Reginald BythewoodThird Boy
Wilbur Cohen, Jr.Child
Billy CumbyMaster of Ceremonies
Ruby DavisChild
Willmay DavisChild
Gertrude De VerneySoprano/Choir
Alicia EscamillaMyrtle
Amy EscamillaAngel/Townsperson
Alonzo FendersonMoses
Reginald FendersonA Candidate Magician
Florence FieldsSecond Cleaner
Arthur FosterTenor/Choir
Harold FosterTenor/Choir
Oliver FosterBaritone/Choir
Anna Mae FritzFirst Mammy Angel
Second Woman
James FullerCain the Sixth
Mercedes GilbertZipporah
Geraldine GoodingSoprano/Choir
Juanita HallSoprano/Choir
Edna Mae HarrisZeba
Mattie HarrisSoprano/Choir
Richard B. HarrisonThe Lord
Mary Ella HartKing's Favorite
Colington HayesGambler
Daniel L. HaynesAdam
Hezdrel
Adolph HendersonTenor/Choir
Richard HendersonBabylonian Band
Wesley HillGabriel
Walter HilliardTenor/Choir
Frank HoraceBass/Choir
Charlotte JuniusAlto/Choir
Louis KelseyBoy Gambler
Tom LeeBass/Choir
Viola LewisChild
Fredia LongshawChild
Joe LoomisTenor/Choir
Ruthena MatsonAlto/Choir
Willie MaysAlto/Choir
William McFarlandTenor/Choir
Cecil McNairBass/Choir
Walter MeadowsBass/Choir
Viola MickensAlto/Choir
Jay MondaayeKing of Babylon
Charles H. MooreMr. Deshee
the Preacher
Isaac
Stanleigh MorrellHam
Joshua
Another Officer
Thula OritzAngel/Townsperson
Massie PattersonSoprano/Choir
Verdon PerdueChild
Inez PersandKing's Favorite
Arthur PorterHead Magician
Benjamin John RagsdaleBaritone/Choir
George RandolPharaoh
McKinley ReevesChoir Leader
Aaron
Tenor/Choir
Emory RichardsonFirst Man
First Wizard
Officer
Jazzlips Richardson, Jr.First Boy
Tommy RussellBabylonian Band
Ivan SharpGambler
First Scout
Prophet
Jesse A. ShippArchangel
Abraham
Carl ShorterBabylonian Band
Frances SmithA Cook
Susie SuttonNoah's Wife
Dinks ThomasFirst Woman
Edna ThrowerA Slender Angel
Margerette ThrowerChild
Homer TuttCustard Maker
Ham
High Priest
Constance Van DykeKing's Favorite
Lou VernonCain
The General
John WarnerTenor/Choir
Marie WarrenSoprano/Choir
Benveneta WashingtonCain's Girl
Fourth Woman
Angel/Townsperson
Howard WashingtonSecond Boy
Walter WhitfieldBaritone/Choir
Tutt WhitneyNoah
D.K. WilliamsBaritone/Choir
Milton J. WilliamsShem
Inez Richardson WilsonEve
Leona WinklerKing's Favorite
Charles Winter WoodThe Admiral
Bertha WrightSoprano/Choir
Pulitzer Prize
winner 1930 for Drama [winner] 
 Written by Marc Connelly