The Lark

Lillian Hellman’s version of Jean Anouilh’s Joan of Arc play L’ALOUETTE, first presented at the Théâtre Montparnasse, Paris in October 1953.

This production won Julie Harris a Tony award as Best Actress, as well as gaining Tony nominations for Boris Karloff (Best Actor), Joseph Anthony (Best Director), Jo Mielziner (Best Scenic Design) and Alvin Colt (Best Costume Design).

Cast & Crew

Cast

Agnes Sorel
Archbishop of Rheims
Brother Ladvenu
Cauchon
English soldier
Joan
Joan’s brother
Joan’s father
Joan’s mother
Lady of the Court
Lady of the Court
monk / soldier
monk / soldier
monk / soldier
monk / soldier
monk / soldier
monk / soldier
Monsieur de la Tremouille / Captain La Hire
Queen Yolande
Robert de Beaudricourt
scribe / monk / soldier
The Dauphin
The Executioner
The Inquisitor
The Little Queen
The Promoter
Warwick
Warwick T/O

Crew

choral singer
choral singer
choral singer
choral singer
choral singer
choral singer
choral singer (countertenor)
choral singers by arrangement with
Costume Design
Director
Lighting and Scenic Design
Music composed by
Presented by
Translated by
Assistant Costume Design
Assistant Scenic Design
Assistant Stage Manager
Company Manager
General Manager
Production Stage Manager
Stage Manager

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Play description

Jean Anouilh’s Joan of Arc play L’ALOUETTE, first presented at the Théâtre Montparnasse, Paris in October 1953.

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