The Devils

Drama - Original

Broadway Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: November 3, 1965
  • Opening Date: November 16, 1965
  • Closing Date: January 22, 1966
  • Previews: 12
  • Performances: 31

Playwright: John Whiting


A hard-living priest is accused by a nun of possessing her with erotic visions, leading the priest to personal revelations as he is tortured and executed in 1600s France.


Opening Night Cast

Anne Bancroft in The Devils Anne Bancroft Sister Jean of the Angels
Jason Robards, Jr. in The Devils Jason Robards, Jr. Urbain Grandier
John Baragrey Guillame De Cerisay
James Coco A Sewerman
John Colicos De Laubardemont
Albert Dekker Father Barre
Hugh Franklin Jean D'Armagnac
Patrick Hines Father Mignon
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Opening Night Production Credits

  John Whiting Writer
  Michael Cacoyannis Director
  Rouben Ter-Arutunian Scenic Design
  Motley Costume Design
  Jules Fisher Lighting Design
  Robert Liftin Sound Consultant
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