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The Lark   

 
Longacre Theatre, (11/17/1955 - 6/02/1956)
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Opening Date: Nov 17, 1955    
Closing Date: Jun 02, 1956 Total Performances: 229

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in two acts
Setting: The Trial.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Select Theatres Corporation
Produced by Kermit Bloomgarden
Written by Jean Anouilh; Book adapted by Lillian Hellman; Incidental music by Leonard Bernstein
Directed by Joseph Anthony
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Alvin Colt; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Assistant Scenic Design: John Harvey; Assistant Costume Design: Frank Spencer
General Manager: Max Allentuck; Company Manager: Richard Skinner
Production Stage Manager: Bill Ross; Stage Manager: Perry Bruskin; Assistant Stage Mgr: Joe Bernard
Choral singers by arrangement with The New York Pro Musica Antiqua
Press Representative: Richard Maney, Peggy Phillips and Martin Schwartz; Story and Play Department: Anne Gordon
Cast
Julie HarrisJoan
Theodore BikelRobert de Beaudricourt
Boris KarloffCauchon
Christopher PlummerWarwick
Joseph WisemanThe Inquisitor
Vincent BeckA Monk
A Soldier
Joe BernardScribe
A Monk
A Soldier
Charles BresslerA Choral Singer
Arthur BurrowsA Choral Singer
Michael ConradA Monk
A Soldier
Ward CostelloJoan's Father
Roger De KovenThe Promoter
Joan ElanThe Young Queen
Bruce GordonMonsieur de la Tremouille
Captain La Hire
Edgar GrowerA Monk
A Soldier
Jean HakesA Choral Singer
Michael HigginsBrother Ladvenu
Ann HillaryAgnes Sorel
Lois HolmesMother
Milton KatselasA Monk
A Soldier
Edward KnightEnglish Soldier
Elizabeth LawrenceA Lady of the Court
William LennardA Monk
A Soldier
Brayton LewisA Choral Singer
Ruth MaynardA Lady of the Court
Richard NichollsArchbishop of Rheims
Russell Oberlin
(countertenor)
A Choral Singer
Michael PriceA Monk
A Soldier
John ReeseBrother
Ralph RobertsExecutioner
Paul RoeblingThe Dauphin
Pauline SeimA Choral Singer
Rita ValeQueen Yolande
Betty WilsonA Choral Singer
Tony Award®
 1956 Best Actor in Play [nominee] 
  Boris Karloff
winner 1956 Best Actress in a Play [winner] 
  Julie Harris
 1956 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 
  Jo Mielziner
 1956 Best Costume Design [nominee] 
  Alvin Colt
 1956 Best Director [nominee] 
 Directed by Joseph Anthony