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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