Venus

Theatre
Name: Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Theater
Address: 425 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10003
Production Details
Number of performances: 22
Opening date: April 16, 1996
Closing date: June 19, 1996
Awards
Nominated

Won

1995-1996 OBIE Awards
1. Performance, Adina Porter
2. Playwriting, Suzan-Lori Parks
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
The Public Theater Producer
George C. Wolfe Producer
Joey Parnes Executive Producer
Rosemarie Tichler Artistic Producer
Laurie Beckelman Executive Director
  
Suzan-Lori Parks Playwright
  
Richard Foreman Director
  
Richard Foreman Set Designer
Paul Tazewell Costume Designer
Heather Carson Lighting Designer
  
Carol Fineman/Tom Naro Press Representative
  
Philip Johnson Production Stage Manager

Cast
Actor Role
Cedric Harris Fat Man
Lynn Hawley Bride-to-Be
Kevin Isola Flame-Headed Man
Peter Francis James Man/Baron Docteur
Mel Johnson Jr. Nego Resurrectionist
John Lathan Uncle
Adriane Lenox Mother
Adina Porter Sartje/Baartman/Venus Hottentot
Thomas Jay Ryan Young Man
Ben Shenkman 3-Legged Man
Sandra Shipley Brother/Mother/Showman/School Chum
Rainn Wilson Father