Original Production - October 22 - 31, 1974 at Haig Kavookjian Armenian Arts Center, New York
Published - 1986 (as a part of An Armenian Trilogy)
Producer - Diocese of the Armenian Church in America
Director - Ed Setrakian
Ed Setrakian as Father Kasparian
Warren Finnerty as Reverend Muggerditch Knadjian
Luis Avalos as Reverend Papazian
Terese Hayden as Almast
Nicholas Daddazio as Sexton
Joseph Ragno as Doctor Arshak Jivelekian
Murray Moston as Farmer
Vahagn Hovannes as Man from Bitlis
Raymond Cole as Man from Moush
Harold Cherry as Man from Van
David Patch as Man from Harpoot
Bob Doran as Vasken
Rudy Bond as Man from Erzeroum
Saul Carollo as Man from Dikranagert
Robert Coluntino as Man from Giligia
Saroyan wrote an introduction to the play for the program.
Reviewed in the New York Daily News by Patricia O'Haire ("Unfortunately, this play is not really a play, at least not yet."
Also reviewed by Nona Balakian in The Armenian Reporter and Arthur Slainer in the Village Voice ("The Armenians is flawed and wordy, yet alive with Saroyan's love of Humanity.").
Saroyan did not see the production, but heard an audio recording and proclaimed "Stupid and all wrong. good God!"