The Trial of Joan of Arc of Proven, 1431

The Trial of Joan of Arc of Proven, 1431 is an adaptation by the German dramatist Bertolt Brecht of a radio play by Anna Seghers. It was written in collaboration with Benno Besson and premiered at the Berliner Ensemble in November 1952, in a production directed by Besson (his first important production with the Ensemble), with Käthe Reichel as Joan.[1]

The Trial of Joan of Arc of Proven, 1431
Written byBertolt Brecht
Date premieredNovember 1952 (1952-11)
Place premieredBerliner Ensemble,
East Germany
Original languageGerman
SubjectJoan of Arc
GenreNon-Aristotelian / Epic



  1. Willett and Manheim (1972, xvii).


  • Willett, John. 1959. The Theatre of Bertolt Brecht: A Study from Eight Aspects. London: Methuen. ISBN 0-413-34360-X.
  • Willett, John, and Ralph Manheim, eds. 1972. Collected Plays: Nine. By Bertolt Brecht. Bertolt Brecht: Plays, Poetry, Prose Ser. New York: Vintage. ISBN 0-394-71819-4.

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