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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