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The Persecution and Assassination of Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade   

Martin Beck Theatre, (12/27/1965 - 4/30/1966)
First Preview: Dec 21, 1965 Total Previews: 2
Opening Date: Dec 27, 1965    
Closing Date: Apr 30, 1966 Total Performances: 145

Category: Play, Drama, Play with music, Original, Broadway


Production Staff
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
Cast
Mary Allen
Patient
Ruth Baker
Mlle. Coulmier
Jonathan Burn
Polpoch
Heather Canning
Nun
Michael Farnsworth
Patient
Maroussia Frank
Patient
Tamara Fuerst
Patient
Guy Gordon
Patient
Sheila Grant
Patient
Timothy Hardy
Guard
John Harwood
Voltaire
Ian Hogg
The Military Representative
John Hussey
A newly-rich lady
Glenda Jackson
Charlotte Corday
Freddie Jones
Cucurucu
Mark Jones
Abbot
Mother
Brenda Kempner
Mme. Coulmier
Jeanette Landis
Rossignol
Leon Lissek
Lavoisier
Robert Lloyd
Jacques Roux
Patrick Magee
Marquis de Sade
James Mellor
Schoolmaster
Michael Percival
Patient
Lyn Pinkney
Patient
Carol Raymont
Patient
Ian Richardson
Jean-Paul Marat
Clifford Rose
M. Coulmier
Morgan Sheppard
A mad animal
John Steiner
Duperret
Hugh Sullivan
Kokol
Stanford Trowell
Guard
Jennifer Tudor
Nun
Michael Williams
Herald
Susan Williamson
Simonne Evrard
Henry Woolf
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®
winner 1966 Best Play [winner]
Written by Peter Weiss; English version by Geoffrey Skelton; Produced by David Merrick Arts Foundation
winner 1966 Best Featured Actor in a Play [winner]
Patrick Magee
1966 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Glenda Jackson
winner 1966 Best Costume Design [winner]
Gunilla Palmstierna-Weiss
winner 1966 Best Direction of a Play [winner]
Peter Brook