Jean Anouilh's 1952 play, The Lark, is based on the trial and execution of Joan of Arc. An English adaptation was made by Lillian Hellman, and Bernstein composed incidental music for the accompaniment. The music now exists in an arrangement for mixed choir or a septet of solo voices.
10th Annual Tony Awards (1956)
*Distinguished Dramatic Actress (Julie Harris)
Distinguished Dramatic Actor (Boris Karloff)
Outstanding Director (Joseph Anthony)
Costume Designer (Alvin Colt)
(*Indicates a win)