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Inherit the Wind   

 
National Theatre, (4/21/1955 - 6/22/1957)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Apr 21, 1955    
Closing Date: Jun 22, 1957 Total Performances: 806

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: A small town.Summer. Not too long ago.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Select Operating Corporation
Produced by Herman Shumlin; Produced in association with Margo Jones
Written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee
Directed by Herman Shumlin; Assistant Director: Terese Hayden
Scenic Design by Peter Larkin; Costume Design by Ruth Morley; Lighting Design by Feder; Assistant to Miss Morley: Dale Clement and Jean Vaughn; Assistant to Mr. Larkin: Blanche Wise
General Manager: Barney Klawans
Production Stage Manager: Burry Fredrik; Stage Manager: David Clive
General Press Representative: Leo Freedman
Cast
Paul Muni
Had to leave the play when he developed a cataract
Henry Drummond
(Apr 21, 1955 - Jul 31, 1955)
Ed BegleyMatthew Harrison Brady
Tony RandallE. K. Hornbeck
Lou AdelmanEnsemble
Jack BanningTimmy
Eric BerneHoward
Emmett BradleyEnsemble
Charles BrinElijah
Joseph BrownstoneEnsemble
Howard CaineHot Dog Man
Michael ConstantineEnsemble
Staats CotsworthRev. Jeremiah Brown
William DarridTom Davenport
Michael Del MedicoEnsemble
Donald ElsonBollinger
Perry FiskeHarry Y. Esterbrook
Sara FloydMrs. Krebs
Louis HectorJudge
Fred HerrickCorkin
Sillers
Ruth HopeEnsemble
Sally JessupEnsemble
Mary Kevin KellyMelinda
Muriel KirklandMrs. Brady
Julie KnoxEnsemble
Patricia LarsonEnsemble
Bethel LeslieRachel Brown
Michael LewinEnsemble
Robert P. LiebMeeker
Karl LightBertram Cates
Salem LudwigMr. Goodfellow
James MaloneyMayor
Evelyn MandoEnsemble
Sarah MeadeEnsemble
Fred MillerPlatt
Dunlap
Rita NewtonMrs. Loomis
Ruth NewtonMrs. Blair
Gian PaceEnsemble
Bee PetersEnsemble
Richard PostonEnsemble
Jack RianoEnsemble
Gordon RussellEnsemble
Carroll SaintEnsemble
Margherita SargentMrs. McLain
Robert ShannonEnsemble
Harry ShawHurdy Gurdy Man
Maurice ShrogEnsemble
Charles ThompsonMr. Bannister
Edmund WilliamsReuter's Man
Tony Award®
winner 1956 Best Actor in Play [winner] 
  Paul Muni
winner 1956 Best Featured Actor in a Play [winner] 
  Ed Begley
winner 1956 Best Scenic Design [winner] 
  Peter Larkin
 1956 Best Director [nominee] 
 Directed by Herman Shumlin