The Exception and the Rule / The Prodigal Son

Name: Greenwich Mews Theatre
Address: 141 West 13th Street, New York, NY 10014
Production Information
Number of performances: 141
Opening date: May 20, 1965
Closing date: September 19, 1965
Production Description
Program of two one-act plays: The Exception and The Rule by Bertolt Brecht, directed by Isaiah Sheffer and The Prodigal Son by Langston Hughes, directed by Vinnette Carroll.
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Greenwich Players Inc. Producer
Stella Holt Producer
Beverly Landau Producer
Henreitta Stein Producer
Yanna Brandt Artistic Director
Stephanie Sills Associate Producer
Bertolt Brecht Playwright
Langston Hughes Playwright
Eric Bentley Adaptation
Stefan Wolpe Composer
Vinnette Carroll Director
Isaiah Sheffer Director
Syvilla Fort Choreographer
Peter Wingate Set Designer
Eve Gribbin Costume Designer
Jim Gore Lighting Designer
Arnold Black Music Direction
Marion Franklin Music Direction
Marion Franklin Arranger
Robert McCann Musician
Willard Bond Percussion
Marion Franklin Piano
Frank Groseclose Piano
Charles Sullivan Trumpet

Actor Role
Joseph Attles Member of 2nd Caravan/ Innkeeper (Exception)
Joseph Attles Exhorter (Prodigal)
Willard Bond First Policeman/ Associate Judge (Exception)
Joseph Chaikin Coolie (Exception)
Dorothy Drake Sister Lord (Prodigal)
Gary Farr Leader of the 2nd Caravan (Exception)
Marion Franklin Brother John (Prodigal)
Richard Hamilton Guide (Exception)
Johnny Harris Member of the 2nd Caravan/ Guard (Exception)
Johnny Harris Brother Alex (Prodigal)
Jeannette Hodge Coolie's Widow (Exception)
Jeannette Hodge Mother (Prodigal)
Jean Perry Sister Anna (Prodigal)
Robert Pinkston Brother Callius (Prodigal)
Ronald Platts Father (Prodigal)
Paul E. Richards Merchant (Exception)
Glory Van Scott Jezebel (Prodigal)
Philip A. Stamps Prodigal Son (Prodigal)
Charles Sullivan 2nd Policeman (Exception)
Sylvia Terry Sister Waddy (Prodigal)
Teddy Williams Brother Jacob (Prodigal)
Jeffrey Wilson Brother Joseph (Prodigal)
Hattie Winston Sister Fatima (Prodigal)
Award Person / Company Function
1 WON 1965 Obie Award, Distinguished Performance Joseph Chaikin Actor