Poor Bitos

Play - Original

Cort Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: November 14, 1964
  • Closing Date: November 28, 1964
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 17

Playwright: Jean Anouilh


Guests at a party dress up as French Revolution figures in order to humiliate a local prosecutor who comes dressed as Robespierre, in Jean Anouilh's play.


Opening Night Cast

C. K. Alexander Vulturne (Mirabeau)
Norman Barrs Phillippe (Jesuit Father)
Gino Conforti Joseph
John Devlin Brassac (Tallien)
Bryant Fraser Robespierre as a Child
Charles D. Gray Maxime (Saint-Just)
Michael Lombard Deschamps (Camille Desmoulins)
Jane Lowry Lila (Marie Antoinette)
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Jean Anouilh Writer
  Lucienne Hill Translator
  Shirley Butler Director
  Donald Brooks Costume Design
  Jean Rosenthal Lighting Design
  Mary Bryant Press Representative
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1965 Actor in a Play Donald Pleasence Nominee
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