Saint Joan

December 22, 2008

Written in 1924, just four years after Joan was finally canonized, this is the play that won Shaw the Pulitzer Prize. The play employs Shaw’s more witty uses of irony in his story-telling. He takes us on a breathtaking ride from Joan’s first battle to rid France of the English, to her infamous trial. In Shaw’s hands, Joan becomes a fully human young woman determined to live life battling not only the English, but also the constraints men have placed upon women in society.

Written by George Bernarrd Shaw in 1924.


Narrator — Ms. Marian Seldes
Captain Robert de Baudricourt — Mr. Nick Wyman
Steward — Mr. Daniel Truman
Bertrand de Poulengey — Mr. Simon Kendall
Joan — Ms. Madeleine Martin
The Archbishop of Rheims — Mr. Tim Jerome
Lord Chamberlain, Tremouille — Mr. John Bolton
Gilles de Rais, Bluebeard — Mr. James Ludwig
Captain La Hire — Mr. Jack Koenig
The Dauphin, Charles — Mr. Jonathan Groff
Dunois, Bastard of Orleans — Mr. Marc Kudisch
Page (Dunois’ Court’s, Warwick’s) — Mr. Daniel Marconi
Richard de Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick — Mr. Jack Gilpin
Chaplain de Stogumber — Mr. Victor Slezak
Peter Cauchon, Bishop of Beauvais — Mr. Alvin Epstein
The Inquisitor, John Lemaritre — Mr. Larry Keith
D’Estivet, Canon of Bayeux — Mr. Teddy Eck
De Courcelles, Canon of Paris — Mr. Stephen Mo Hanan
Brother Martin Ladvenu — Mr. Adam Feldman
The Executioner — Mr. Jon Levenson

Produced and directed by Mr. David Staller

The Cast of Saint Joan