Wilderness of Shur

Ethnic Heritage Series

THE WILDERNESS OF SHUR takes place during Reconstruction. A former slave, now a Congressman, arrives in Washington where he and the Jewish family that helped him to freedom before the war started, face the excesses of graft and political corruption that ended with the almost but not quite total victory of the slaveholders and their allies.

Presented as part of the 1982-83 Season

Play opened May 5, 1983 at the Henry DeJur Playhouse

Artist Credits

Credit Artist Photo
Playwright Nicholas Biel
Director Gordon Edelstein
Stage Manager Renee F. Lewis
Set Designer Dale Jordan
Lighting Designer Dale Jordan
Costume Designer Penny Howell
Actor Betsy Aidem
Actor C. Harrison Avery Jr.
Actor Rosemary Foley
Actor David James Forsyth
Actor Ron Foster
Actor Rodney S. Hudson
Actor Hubert B. Kelly Jr.
Actor Jon Krupp
Actor Paul Milikin
Actor Kelly Monaghan
Actor Don Peoples
Actor Reuben Schafer
Actor Judy Tate
Actor Evan Thompson
Actor William Walsh

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