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Poor Bitos   

Cort Theatre, (11/14/1964 - 11/28/1964)
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Opening Date: Nov 14, 1964    
Closing Date: Nov 28, 1964 Total Performances: 17

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: A French provincial town. Ten years after the last war.

Production Staff
Produced by Harold Prince; Produced in association with Michael Codron and Pledon, Ltd.
Written by Jean Anouilh; Translated by Lucienne Hill
Directed by Shirley Butler
Foreign Production Designed by Timothy O'Brien; Costume Design by Donald Brooks; Lighting Design by Jean Rosenthal
Production Stage Manager: Ruth Mitchell
American Production Supervised by Jean Rosenthal; Press Representative: Mary Bryant and Louise Weiner
C. K. AlexanderVulturne (Mirabeau)
Norman BarrsPhillippe (Jesuit Father)
Gino ConfortiJoseph
Kitchen Boy
John DevlinBrassac (Tallien)
Bryant FraserRobespierre as a Child
Charles D. GrayMaxime (Saint-Just)
Michael LombardDeschamps (Camille Desmoulins)
Jane LowryLila (Marie Antoinette)
Diana MuldaurVictoire (Lucille Desmoulins)
Donald PleasenceBitos (Robespieere)
Roy PooleJulien (Danton)
Nancy ReardonAmanda (Madame Tallien)
Marco St. JohnDelanoue (Merda)
Bernie WestCharles
Maxime's Butler
Understudies: James Antonio (Delanoue (Merda), Deschamps (Camille Desmoulins), Joseph, Maxime (Saint-Just)), Charles Durning (Brassac (Tallien), Charles, Julien (Danton), Phillippe (Jesuit Father), Vulturne (Mirabeau)) and Dixie Marquis (Amanda (Madame Tallien), Lila (Marie Antoinette), Victoire (Lucille Desmoulins))
Tony Award®
 1965 Best Actor in Play [nominee] 
  Donald Pleasence