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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 - 1967 - Broadway

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 (German: Die Verfolgung und Ermordung Jean Paul Marats dargestellt durch die Schauspielgruppe des Hospizes zu Charenton unter Anleitung des Herrn de Sade), usually shortened to Marat/Sade (pronounced: [ma.ʝa.sad]), is a 1963 play by Peter Weiss. The work was first published in German.



Incorporating dramatic elements characteristic of both Artaud and Brecht, it is a bloody and unrelenting depiction of class struggle and human suffering which asks whether true revolution comes from changing society or changing oneself.

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Majestic Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2010
The Queens Players announce the opening of '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'.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016
"We want our rights and we don't care how / We want our revolution NOW" 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, commonly known as Marat/Sade, changed theatre for ever when it premiered in the 1960s.
by Michael Dale - Sep 13, 2018
Eat your heart out, 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.  Paul Weiss' 1963 historical drama, better known as MARAT/SADE, now hands over the crown for play with the longest title to mount a major New York production to Jen Silverman's delightful bit of heartfelt absurdism, COLLECTIVE RAGE: A PLAY IN 5 BETTIES; IN ESSENCE, A QUEER AND OCCASIONALLY HAZARDOUS EXPLORATION; DO YOU REMEMBER WHEN YOU WERE IN MIDDLE SCHOOL AND YOU READ ABOUT SHACKLETON AND HOW HE EXPLORED THE ANTARTIC? IMAGINE THE ANTARCTIC AS A PUSSY AND IT'S SORT OF LIKE THAT.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2010
The Queens Players announce the opening of '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'.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016
Temple Theaters presents 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, commonly called Marat/Sade by Peter Weiss. Directed by Donna Snow, this twentieth-century masterpiece is a deep examination of human suffering and class struggle that still resonates today. With twenty-three graduate and undergraduate actors and a score of lively music, the drama will run November 9 - 19 in Temple University's intimate Randall Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2010
The Queens Players announce the opening of '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'.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016
Temple Theaters presents 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, commonly called Marat/Sade by Peter Weiss. Directed by Donna Snow, this twentieth-century masterpiece is a deep examination of human suffering and class struggle that still resonates today. With twenty-three graduate and undergraduate actors and a score of lively music, the drama will run November 9 - 19 in Temple University's intimate Randall Theater.
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016
The Long Beach Playhouse presents its latest production, 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 or Marat/Sade, which opens June 11 in the Studio Theatre. In keeping with a reputation for outside-the-box productions in the Studio theater, the audience will witness a play written in the style of the Theater of Cruelty.
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2006
Push Productions, Inc. will present Peter Weiss' Marat/Sade from June 1st to July 1st at the Access Theatre Gallery Space
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2013
Playing April 19 through May 11, 2013, the evocative and extraordinary Tony Award-winning play, Marat/Sade (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) by Peter Weiss, will conclude the Hilberry Theatre's milestone 50th season. This legendary play-within-a-play is a wildly theatrical, multi-layered event not to be missed.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016
The Studio at Long Beach Playhouse continues to push the envelope with a lineup of five disparate plays that all have something to say. 
by Sally Henry - Jun 7, 2015
The Tony Awards are today y'all. THIS IS NOT A DRILL. Are you ready? Of course not! At this point, you have just enough time to listen to all the cast albums once more, and most importantly, brush up your Tonys trivia before tonight.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2011
Soup Can Theatre is thrilled to announce its upcoming production: Peter Weiss' legendary and Tony Award winning drama-musical, Marat/Sade (full title: 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). This dark and unflinching show - packed full of madness, melody and Machiavellianism - is sure to be a highlight of Toronto's summer theatre season!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2011
Soup Can Theatre is thrilled to announce its upcoming production: Peter Weiss' legendary and Tony Award winning drama-musical, Marat/Sade (full title: 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). This dark and unflinching show - packed full of madness, melody and Machiavellianism - is sure to be a highlight of Toronto's summer theatre season!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2011
Soup Can Theatre is thrilled to announce its upcoming production: Peter Weiss' legendary and Tony Award winning drama-musical, Marat/Sade (full title: 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). This dark and unflinching show - packed full of madness, melody and Machiavellianism - is sure to be a highlight of Toronto's summer theatre season!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2010
The Valencia Character Company will present Peter Weiss' play-within-a-play, '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,' better known as 'Marat/Sade.' Showtimes are Feb. 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, and 27 at 7:30 p.m., and Feb. 21 and 28 at 2 p.m. in the Black Box Theater at Valencia Community College's East Campus.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2010
The Valencia Character Company will present Peter Weiss' play-within-a-play, '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,' better known as 'Marat/Sade.' The play runs through Feb. 28.
by Michael Dale - Feb 20, 2007
An excellent acting ensemble is featured in The Classical Theatre of Harlem's thrillingly disturbing environmental production of Peter Weiss' drama.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2010
The Valencia Character Company will present Peter Weiss' play-within-a-play, '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,' better known as 'Marat/Sade.' Showtimes are Feb. 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, and 27 at 7:30 p.m., and Feb. 21 and 28 at 2 p.m. in the Black Box Theater at Valencia Community College's East Campus.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2013
Playing tonight, April 19 through May 11, 2013, the evocative and extraordinary Tony Award-winning play, Marat/Sade (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) by Peter Weiss, will conclude the Hilberry Theatre's milestone 50th season. This legendary play-within-a-play is a wildly theatrical, multi-layered event not to be missed.