The Investigation

Drama - Original

Ambassador Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: October 3, 1966
  • Opening Date: October 4, 1966
  • Closing Date: December 31, 1966
  • Previews: 8
  • Performances: 103

Playwright: Peter Weiss


The court record of a 1964-65 German court trial for 21 people implicated in the deaths at the Auschwitz concentration camp is enacted onstage, with actors portraying the accused individuals and various witnesses.


Opening Night Cast

Russell Baker The Accused
Leslie Barrett Witness for the Accused
Peter Brandon The Accused
Richard Castellano The Accused
Gordon B. Clarke The Accused
Ward Costello Witness for the Prosecution
Franklin Cover Prosecuting Attorney
Ivor Francis The Accused
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Peter Weiss Writer
  Jon Swan Translator
  Ulu Grosbard Translator
  Ulu Grosbard Director
  Kert F. Lundell Scenic Design
  Anna Hill Johnstone Costume Design
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