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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; Hou


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
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