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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 Harris Joan
Theodore Bikel Robert de Beaudricourt
Boris Karloff Cauchon
Christopher Plummer Warwick
Joseph Wiseman The Inquisitor
Vincent Beck A Monk
A Soldier
Joe Bernard Scribe
A Monk
A Soldier
Charles Bressler A Choral Singer
Arthur Burrows A Choral Singer
Michael Conrad A Monk
A Soldier
Ward Costello Joan's Father
Roger De Koven The Promoter
Joan Elan The Young Queen
Bruce Gordon Monsieur de la Tremouille
Captain La Hire
Edgar Grower A Monk
A Soldier
Jean Hakes A Choral Singer
Michael Higgins Brother Ladvenu
Ann Hillary Agnes Sorel
Lois Holmes Mother
Milton Katselas A Monk
A Soldier
Edward Knight English Soldier
Elizabeth Lawrence A Lady of the Court
William Lennard A Monk
A Soldier
Brayton Lewis A Choral Singer
Ruth Maynard A Lady of the Court
Richard Nicholls Archbishop of Rheims
Russell Oberlin
(countertenor)
A Choral Singer
Michael Price A Monk
A Soldier
John Reese Brother
Ralph Roberts Executioner
Paul Roebling The Dauphin
Pauline Seim A Choral Singer
Rita Vale Queen Yolande
Betty Wilson A 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