Play - Original

St. James Theatre (September 25, 1963 - January 11, 1964)
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (January 13, 1964 - March 28, 1964)
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  • First Preview: September 24, 1963
  • Opening Date: September 25, 1963
  • Closing Date: March 28, 1964
  • Previews: 1
  • Performances: 211

Playwright: John Osborne


The life of Martin Luther, who started the Protestant Reformation in 1517, is dramatized by John Osborne.


Opening Night Cast

Albert Finney Martin
Peter Bull Tetzel
John Moffatt Cajetan
Glyn Owen Knight
Frank Shelley Staupitz
Kenneth Warren Hans
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Opening Night Production Credits

  John Osborne Writer
  John Addison Music composed and arranged
  Max Walmer "De Profundis" composed
  Tony Richardson Director
  Jocelyn Herbert Scenic Design
  Jocelyn Herbert Costume Design
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New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1964 Best Play John Osborne Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1964 Actor in a Play Albert Finney Nominee
1964 Play   Winner
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