PlayDrama Play with musicOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 27, 1965
Closing Date
Apr 30, 1966
1st Preview
Dec 21, 1965
1st Preview
Dec 21, 1965
Previews
2
Performances
145
PlayDrama Play with musicOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Martin Beck Theatre
(Dec 27, 1965 - Apr 30, 1966)

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Martin Beck Estate
Produced by David Merrick Arts Foundation; Produced by arrangement with The Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Written by Peter Weiss; English version by Geoffrey Skelton; Verse adaptation by Adrian Mitchell; Music by Richard Peaslee; Lyrics by Peter Weiss; Musical Director: Patrick Gowers
Directed by Peter Brook; Choreographed by Malcolm Goddard; Assistant Director: Ian Richardson
Scenic Design by Sally Jacobs; Costume Design by Gunilla Palmstierna-Weiss; Lighting Design by Lloyd Burlingame; Original Lighting by David Read; Wig Maker: Alan Boyle
General Manager: Jack Schlissel; Company Manager: David Payne and Hal Rogers
Production Stage Manager: Christine Staley; Deputy Stage Manager: Diana Seaney; Assistant Stage Mgr: Lynne Holmes; Production Supervisor: Samuel Liff
Harmonium / Tuba: Patrick Gowers; Percussion: Richard Callinan; Trumpet: Michael Gould; Guitar / Harmonium: Nicholas Moes; Flute / Piccolo / Alto Flute: Rainer Schuelein
Assistant to the Director: Ian Richardson; Press Representative: David Powers; General Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson and Lee Solters; Advertising: Fred Golden
Patient
Mlle. Coulmier
Polpoch
Patient
Patient
Patient
Patient
Voltaire
The Military Representative
A newly-rich lady
Charlotte Corday
Cucurucu
Abbot
 
Mother
Mme. Coulmier
Rossignol
Lavoisier
Jacques Roux
Marquis de Sade
Schoolmaster
Patient
Patient
Jean-Paul Marat
M. Coulmier
A mad animal
Duperret
Simonne Evrard
Father
Understudies: Maroussia Frank (Simonne Evrard), Sheila Grant (Charlotte Corday), John Hussey (M. Coulmier), Mark Jones (Duperret), Robert Lloyd (Jean-Paul Marat), Morgan Sheppard (Marquis de Sade) and John Steiner (Herald)

Tony Award®

Best Play

1966 Winner
Written by Peter Weiss
Translated by Geoffrey Skelton
Produced by David Merrick Arts Foundation

Best Featured Actor in a Play

1966 Winner
Patrick Magee
 

Best Featured Actress in a Play

1966 Nominee
Glenda Jackson

Best Costume Design

1966 Winner
Costume Design by Gunilla Palmstierna-Weiss

Best Direction of a Play

1966 Winner
Directed by Peter Brook
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