Danton's Tod

Tragedy - Revival

Vivian Beaumont Theater

Data not verified
  • First Preview: October 12, 1965
  • Opening Date: October 21, 1965
  • Closing Date: November 1, 1965
  • Previews: 10
  • Performances: 46

Music: Marc Blitzstein

Playwright: Georg Buchner, Geoffrey Dunlop


Georg Buchner dramatizes the conflict between French Revolution leader Danton and left-wing bourgeois politician Robespierre.


Opening Night Cast

Ruth Attaway Woman
Frank Bayer Young Man with Matou Balloon
Stanley Beck Executioner
Alan Bergmann George Danton
Roscoe Lee Browne St. Just
Edward Cicciarelli Soldier
Young Gentleman
Mariclare Costello Robespierre's Servant
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Georg Buchner Writer
  Herbert Blau New English version
  Herbert Blau Director
  Jo Mielziner Scenic Design
  James Hart Stearns Costume Design
  Jo Mielziner Lighting Design
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