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The Devils   

 
Broadway Theatre, (11/16/1965 - 1/08/1966)
First Preview: Nov 03, 1965 Total Previews: 12
Opening Date: Nov 16, 1965    
Closing Date: Jan 08, 1966 Total Performances: 63

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: In and near the town of Loudun, and briefly at Paris, between the years 1623 and 1634.
Comments: THE DEVILS was first performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company at the Aldwych Theatre, London, in February, 1961. John Whiting revised the play just prior to his untimely death in 1963. The revised version was presented on Broadway in 1965.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Alexander H. Cohen
Written by John Whiting; Based upon "The Devils of Loudun" by Aldous Huxley
Directed by Michael Cacoyannis
Scenic Design by Rouben Ter-Arutunian; Costume Design by Motley; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher; Assistant to Motley: Don Foote; Assistant to Mr. Ter-Artunian: Klaus Holm; Hair Design by Phil Leto; Sound Consultant: Robert Liftin
General Manager: Roy A. Somlyo; Company Manager: Seymour Herscher
Production Stage Manager: Jean Barrere; Stage Manager: Jake Hamilton; Assistant Stage Mgr: Harry Clark and Frank Rowley
Assistant to the Director: Peter Goldfarb; General Press Representative: James D. Proctor and Max Gendel; Press Associate: Louise Weiner; Advertising: Ingram Ash; Production Associate: Hildy Parks and Milton Chwasky; Production Assistant: Davina Crawford
Cast
Anne BancroftSister Jean of the Angels
the Prioress of St. Ursula's Convent
Jason RobardsUrbain Grandier
the Vicar of St. Peter's Church
John BaragreyGuillame De Cerisay
the Chief Magistrate
James CocoA Sewerman
John ColicosDe Laubardemont
the Cardinal's Special Emissary to Loudun
Albert DekkerFather Barre
Hugh FranklinJean D'Armagnac
the Governor of Loudun
Patrick HinesFather Mignon
Bernard KatesMannoury
a surgeon
Michael LombardFather Rangier
Edgar StehliFather Ambrose
Shepperd StrudwickDe La Rochepozay
the Bishop of Poitiers
Joseph AulisiEnsemble
Richard BothamEnsemble
Eleanor BrunoEnsemble
Eric BrunoEnsemble
Susan CarrEnsemble
Harry ClarkEnsemble
Barbara ColbyNinon
a widow
Lynda DayPhillipe Trincant
Louis Trincant's daughter
Diane DeckardEnsemble
Jonathan FoxEnsemble
Ron FredericEnsemble
Linda GeiserEnsemble
Mark GordonAdam
a chemist
Mary McKenzie GordonEnsemble
Judy GraniteEnsemble
Patricia HammackEnsemble
Adrienne HazzardEnsemble
Tom KlunisRichelieu
Betsy LangmanEnsemble
Terry LomaxEnsemble
Karen LudwigSister Claire
Richard LynchLouis XIII
King of France
Erin MartinSister Louise
John MilliganLouis Trincant
the Public Prosecutor
Clerk
Alan MixonBontemps
a jailer
George MorseEnsemble
Robert NadderEnsemble
Martha NeagEnsemble
P.L. PfeifferEnsemble
Julie PrinceEnsemble
Robbie ReedEnsemble
Frank RowleyEnsemble
Anna ShalerSister Gabrielle
Lucretia SimmonsEnsemble
Holland TaylorEnsemble
Malcolm TaylorEnsemble
Louis TurennePrince Henri De Conde
Eugene R. WoodEnsemble
Old Man
Standby: Jenny Egan (Sister Jean of the Angels)
Understudies: Jonathan Fox (Bontemps, De La Rochepozay, Guillame De Cerisay, Richelieu), Linda Geiser (Sister Gabrielle), Tom Klunis (De Laubardemont, Jean D'Armagnac, Prince Henri De Conde), Michael Lombard (Father Barre), Erin Martin (Phillipe Trincant), John Milligan (Father Mignon), Alan Mixon (A Sewerman, Mannoury, Urbain Grandier), George Morse (Adam, Clerk, Father Rangier, Sewerman #2), Frank Rowley (Louis XIII), Anna Shaler (Ninon), Roy Shuman (Bontemps, De La Rochepozay, Guillame De Cerisay, Richelieu), Lucretia Simmons (Sister Claire), Holland Taylor (Sister Louise) and Eugene R. Wood (Father Ambrose, Louis Trincant)