"The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade"
Peter Weiss's controversial play won the Antoinette Perry Award in New York as Best Play of 1966. English version by Geoffrey Skelton. Verse Adaptation by Adrian Mitchell. Original Music by R. C. Peaslee.
In December of 1970, the NOPD raided the Esplanade Ave. theatre La Mise en Scene during a local performance. The actors were charged with the crimes which they portrayed in the show. Interestingly, the play had been presented the year ...Read More