New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Incorporated, .
First edition. xvi, 173 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Inscribed by the Members of the Original Cast. Original green cloth. Spine a bit dulled, front hinge cracked Blockson 101, no. 69. Item #267979
First edition of this Pulitzer Prize-winning play — based on Roark Bradford's stories Ol' Man Adam an' His Chillun — a retelling of Biblical stories from the point of view of a Depression-era black child. With signatures or inscriptions from 15 of the cast members from the original Broadway cast. The Green Pastures premiered at the Mansfield Theatre, New York, February 26, 1930 and ran for 16 months on Broadway before touring the country. Signatures include those of acclaimed early black stage and screen actors Richard B. Harrison ("de Lawd"), Daniel L. Haynes (Hezdrel), Jesse A. Shipp (Abraham), Inez Richardson Wilson (Eve), J. Homer Tutt (Ham) and Alonzo Fenderson (Moses) — all uncommon signatures.
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