Gender
Male
Born
Dec 06, 1898
Atwood, Colorado, USA
Died
Jun 04, 1979
New York, New York, USA
Producer Director Writer Production Staff Assistant
Also Known As
Herman E. Shumlin
Relations
Husband of
Rose Keane (March 4, 1930 - 1939) divorced
Husband of
Carmen Winklemann Englander (aka Carmen Rachel) (1947 - ?) divorced
Husband of
Diana Shumlin (? - 1979) his death
Father of
Lola Shumlin
  • CREDITS
    As You Like It (Dec 03, 1974 - Dec 08, 1974)
    • Produced in association with Herman Shumlin
    PlayComedy All Male CastRevival
    Flowers (Oct 07, 1974 - Oct 26, 1974)
    • Produced by Herman Shumlin
    SpecialPantomimeOriginal
    Soldiers (May 01, 1968 - May 18, 1968)
    • Produced by Herman Shumlin
    PlayOriginal
    Spofford (Dec 14, 1967 - Jun 08, 1968)
    • Directed by Herman Shumlin
    • Written by Herman Shumlin
    PlayComedyOriginal
    The Deputy (Feb 26, 1964 - Nov 28, 1964)
    • Produced by Herman Shumlin
    • Directed by Herman Shumlin
    PlayOriginal
    Bicycle Ride to Nevada (Sep 24, 1963 - Sep 24, 1963)
    • Produced by Herman Shumlin
    • Directed by Herman Shumlin
    PlayOriginal
    Dear Me, The Sky is Falling (Mar 02, 1963 - Jul 10, 1963)
    • Staged by Herman Shumlin
    PlayOriginal
    Little Moon of Alban (Dec 01, 1960 - Dec 17, 1960)
    • Directed by Herman Shumlin
    PlayOriginal
    Only in America (Nov 19, 1959 - Dec 12, 1959)
    • Produced by Herman Shumlin
    • Directed by Herman Shumlin
    PlayOriginal
    Tall Story (Jan 29, 1959 - May 02, 1959)
    • Staged by Herman Shumlin
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Inherit the Wind (Apr 21, 1955 - Jun 22, 1957)
    • Produced by Herman Shumlin
    • Directed by Herman Shumlin
    PlayDramaOriginal
    Wedding Breakfast (Nov 20, 1954 - Feb 26, 1955)
    • Staged by Herman Shumlin
    PlayRomanceOriginal
    The Gambler (Oct 13, 1952 - Nov 01, 1952)
    • Staged by Herman Shumlin
    PlayMelodramaOriginal
    Candida (Apr 22, 1952 - May 17, 1952)
    • Directed by Herman Shumlin
    PlayComedyRevival
    Gertie (Jan 30, 1952 - Feb 02, 1952)
    • Produced by Herman Shumlin
    • Staged by Herman Shumlin
    PlayComedyOriginal
    To Dorothy, A Son (Nov 19, 1951 - Nov 24, 1951)
    • Produced by Herman Shumlin
    • Staged by Herman Shumlin
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Lace on Her Petticoat (Sep 04, 1951 - Nov 10, 1951)
    • Produced by Herman Shumlin
    • Staged by Herman Shumlin
    PlayOriginal
    The High Ground (Feb 20, 1951 - Mar 10, 1951)
    • Directed by Herman Shumlin
    PlayOriginal
    Daphne Laureola (Sep 18, 1950 - Nov 04, 1950)
    • Produced by Herman Shumlin
    PlayComedyOriginal
    The Corn Is Green (Jan 11, 1950 - Jan 22, 1950)
    • Volunteer consultant on direction: Herman Shumlin
    PlayDramaRevival
    The Biggest Thief in Town (Mar 30, 1949 - Apr 09, 1949)
    • Staged by Herman Shumlin
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Jeb (Feb 21, 1946 - Feb 28, 1946)
    • Produced by Herman Shumlin
    • Staged by Herman Shumlin
    • Production Supervisor: Herman Shumlin
    PlayOriginal
    Kiss Them for Me (Mar 20, 1945 - Jun 23, 1945)
    • Directed by Herman Shumlin
    PlayComedyOriginal
    The Visitor (Oct 17, 1944 - Nov 04, 1944)
    • Produced by Herman Shumlin
    • Staged by Herman Shumlin
    PlayOriginal
    The Searching Wind (Apr 12, 1944 - Jan 20, 1945)
    • Produced by Herman Shumlin
    • Staged by Herman Shumlin
    PlayDramaOriginal
    The Corn Is Green (May 03, 1943 - Jun 19, 1943)
    • Produced by Herman Shumlin
    • Directed by Herman Shumlin
    PlayDramaOriginal
    The Great Big Doorstep (Nov 26, 1942 - Dec 19, 1942)
    • Produced by Herman Shumlin
    • Staged by Herman Shumlin
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Watch on the Rhine (Apr 01, 1941 - Feb 21, 1942)
    • Produced by Herman Shumlin
    • Directed by Herman Shumlin
    PlayDramaOriginal
    The Corn Is Green (Nov 26, 1940 - Jan 17, 1942)
    • Produced by Herman Shumlin
    • Directed by Herman Shumlin
    PlayDramaOriginal
    The Male Animal (Jan 09, 1940 - Aug 03, 1940)
    • Produced by Herman Shumlin
    • Staged by Herman Shumlin
    PlayComedyOriginal
    The Little Foxes (Feb 15, 1939 - Feb 03, 1940)
    • Produced by Herman Shumlin
    • Staged by Herman Shumlin
    PlayDramaOriginal
    The Merchant of Yonkers (Dec 28, 1938 - Jan 1939)
    • Produced by Herman Shumlin
    PlayFarceOriginal
    Wine of Choice (Feb 21, 1938 - Mar 29, 1938)
    • Directed by Herman Shumlin
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Days to Come (Dec 15, 1936 - Dec 1936)
    • Produced by Herman Shumlin
    • Staged by Herman Shumlin
    PlayOriginal
    Sweet Mystery of Life (Oct 11, 1935 - Oct 1935)
    • Produced by Herman Shumlin
    • Staged by Herman Shumlin
    PlayComedyOriginal
    The Children's Hour (Nov 20, 1934 - Jul 1936)
    • Produced by Herman Shumlin
    • Staged by Herman Shumlin
    PlayDramaOriginal
    The Bride of Torozko (Sep 13, 1934 - Sep 1934)
    • Produced by Herman Shumlin
    • Staged by Herman Shumlin
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Ten Minute Alibi (Oct 17, 1933 - Jan 1934)
    • Staged by Herman Shumlin
    PlayMysteryOriginal
    Clear All Wires (Sep 14, 1932 - Dec 03, 1932)
    • Produced by Herman Shumlin
    • Staged by Herman Shumlin
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Grand Hotel (Nov 13, 1930 - Dec 1931)
    • Produced by Herman Shumlin
    • Directed by Herman Shumlin
    PlayDramaOriginal
    The Last Mile (Feb 13, 1930 - Oct 1930)
    • Produced by Herman Shumlin
    PlayTragedyOriginal
    Button, Button (Oct 23, 1929 - Oct 1929)
    • Produced by Herman Shumlin
    PlayComedyOriginal
    To-Night at 12 (Nov 13, 1928 - Jan 1929)
    • Produced by Herman Shumlin
    PlayOriginal
    The Command Performance (Oct 03, 1928 - Oct 1928)
    • Produced by Herman Shumlin
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Celebrity (Dec 26, 1927 - Jan 1928)
    • Produced by Herman Shumlin
    PlayComedyOriginal
  • AWARDS

    Tony Award®

     

    Best Director (Dramatic)

    1964 | Nominee  | The Deputy
    Directed by Herman Shumlin

    Best Producer (Dramatic)

    1964 | Winner  | The Deputy
    Produced by Herman Shumlin
     

    Best Director

    1956 | Nominee  | Inherit the Wind
    Directed by Herman Shumlin

    Drama Desk Award

     

    Unique Theatrical Experience

    1975 | Nominee  | Flowers
    Produced by Herman Shumlin
As You Like It (Dec 03, 1974 - Dec 08, 1974)
  • Produced in association with Herman Shumlin
PlayComedy All Male CastRevival
Flowers (Oct 07, 1974 - Oct 26, 1974)
  • Produced by Herman Shumlin
SpecialPantomimeOriginal
Soldiers (May 01, 1968 - May 18, 1968)
  • Produced by Herman Shumlin
PlayOriginal
Spofford (Dec 14, 1967 - Jun 08, 1968)
  • Directed by Herman Shumlin
  • Written by Herman Shumlin
PlayComedyOriginal
The Deputy (Feb 26, 1964 - Nov 28, 1964)
  • Produced by Herman Shumlin
  • Directed by Herman Shumlin
PlayOriginal
Bicycle Ride to Nevada (Sep 24, 1963 - Sep 24, 1963)
  • Produced by Herman Shumlin
  • Directed by Herman Shumlin
PlayOriginal
Dear Me, The Sky is Falling (Mar 02, 1963 - Jul 10, 1963)
  • Staged by Herman Shumlin
PlayOriginal
Little Moon of Alban (Dec 01, 1960 - Dec 17, 1960)
  • Directed by Herman Shumlin
PlayOriginal
Only in America (Nov 19, 1959 - Dec 12, 1959)
  • Produced by Herman Shumlin
  • Directed by Herman Shumlin
PlayOriginal
Tall Story (Jan 29, 1959 - May 02, 1959)
  • Staged by Herman Shumlin
PlayComedyOriginal
Inherit the Wind (Apr 21, 1955 - Jun 22, 1957)
  • Produced by Herman Shumlin
  • Directed by Herman Shumlin
PlayDramaOriginal
Wedding Breakfast (Nov 20, 1954 - Feb 26, 1955)
  • Staged by Herman Shumlin
PlayRomanceOriginal
The Gambler (Oct 13, 1952 - Nov 01, 1952)
  • Staged by Herman Shumlin
PlayMelodramaOriginal
Candida (Apr 22, 1952 - May 17, 1952)
  • Directed by Herman Shumlin
PlayComedyRevival
Gertie (Jan 30, 1952 - Feb 02, 1952)
  • Produced by Herman Shumlin
  • Staged by Herman Shumlin
PlayComedyOriginal
To Dorothy, A Son (Nov 19, 1951 - Nov 24, 1951)
  • Produced by Herman Shumlin
  • Staged by Herman Shumlin
PlayComedyOriginal
Lace on Her Petticoat (Sep 04, 1951 - Nov 10, 1951)
  • Produced by Herman Shumlin
  • Staged by Herman Shumlin
PlayOriginal
The High Ground (Feb 20, 1951 - Mar 10, 1951)
  • Directed by Herman Shumlin
PlayOriginal
Daphne Laureola (Sep 18, 1950 - Nov 04, 1950)
  • Produced by Herman Shumlin
PlayComedyOriginal
The Corn Is Green (Jan 11, 1950 - Jan 22, 1950)
  • Volunteer consultant on direction: Herman Shumlin
PlayDramaRevival
The Biggest Thief in Town (Mar 30, 1949 - Apr 09, 1949)
  • Staged by Herman Shumlin
PlayComedyOriginal
Jeb (Feb 21, 1946 - Feb 28, 1946)
  • Produced by Herman Shumlin
  • Staged by Herman Shumlin
  • Production Supervisor: Herman Shumlin
PlayOriginal
Kiss Them for Me (Mar 20, 1945 - Jun 23, 1945)
  • Directed by Herman Shumlin
PlayComedyOriginal
The Visitor (Oct 17, 1944 - Nov 04, 1944)
  • Produced by Herman Shumlin
  • Staged by Herman Shumlin
PlayOriginal
The Searching Wind (Apr 12, 1944 - Jan 20, 1945)
  • Produced by Herman Shumlin
  • Staged by Herman Shumlin
PlayDramaOriginal
The Corn Is Green (May 03, 1943 - Jun 19, 1943)
  • Produced by Herman Shumlin
  • Directed by Herman Shumlin
PlayDramaOriginal
The Great Big Doorstep (Nov 26, 1942 - Dec 19, 1942)
  • Produced by Herman Shumlin
  • Staged by Herman Shumlin
PlayComedyOriginal
Watch on the Rhine (Apr 01, 1941 - Feb 21, 1942)
  • Produced by Herman Shumlin
  • Directed by Herman Shumlin
PlayDramaOriginal
The Corn Is Green (Nov 26, 1940 - Jan 17, 1942)
  • Produced by Herman Shumlin
  • Directed by Herman Shumlin
PlayDramaOriginal
The Male Animal (Jan 09, 1940 - Aug 03, 1940)
  • Produced by Herman Shumlin
  • Staged by Herman Shumlin
PlayComedyOriginal
The Little Foxes (Feb 15, 1939 - Feb 03, 1940)
  • Produced by Herman Shumlin
  • Staged by Herman Shumlin
PlayDramaOriginal
The Merchant of Yonkers (Dec 28, 1938 - Jan 1939)
  • Produced by Herman Shumlin
PlayFarceOriginal
Wine of Choice (Feb 21, 1938 - Mar 29, 1938)
  • Directed by Herman Shumlin
PlayComedyOriginal
Days to Come (Dec 15, 1936 - Dec 1936)
  • Produced by Herman Shumlin
  • Staged by Herman Shumlin
PlayOriginal
Sweet Mystery of Life (Oct 11, 1935 - Oct 1935)
  • Produced by Herman Shumlin
  • Staged by Herman Shumlin
PlayComedyOriginal
The Children's Hour (Nov 20, 1934 - Jul 1936)
  • Produced by Herman Shumlin
  • Staged by Herman Shumlin
PlayDramaOriginal
The Bride of Torozko (Sep 13, 1934 - Sep 1934)
  • Produced by Herman Shumlin
  • Staged by Herman Shumlin
PlayComedyOriginal
Ten Minute Alibi (Oct 17, 1933 - Jan 1934)
  • Staged by Herman Shumlin
PlayMysteryOriginal
Clear All Wires (Sep 14, 1932 - Dec 03, 1932)
  • Produced by Herman Shumlin
  • Staged by Herman Shumlin
PlayComedyOriginal
Grand Hotel (Nov 13, 1930 - Dec 1931)
  • Produced by Herman Shumlin
  • Directed by Herman Shumlin
PlayDramaOriginal
The Last Mile (Feb 13, 1930 - Oct 1930)
  • Produced by Herman Shumlin
PlayTragedyOriginal
Button, Button (Oct 23, 1929 - Oct 1929)
  • Produced by Herman Shumlin
PlayComedyOriginal
To-Night at 12 (Nov 13, 1928 - Jan 1929)
  • Produced by Herman Shumlin
PlayOriginal
The Command Performance (Oct 03, 1928 - Oct 1928)
  • Produced by Herman Shumlin
PlayComedyOriginal
Celebrity (Dec 26, 1927 - Jan 1928)
  • Produced by Herman Shumlin
PlayComedyOriginal

Tony Award®

 

Best Director (Dramatic)

1964 | Nominee  | The Deputy
Directed by Herman Shumlin

Best Producer (Dramatic)

1964 | Winner  | The Deputy
Produced by Herman Shumlin
 

Best Director

1956 | Nominee  | Inherit the Wind
Directed by Herman Shumlin

Drama Desk Award

 

Unique Theatrical Experience

1975 | Nominee  | Flowers
Produced by Herman Shumlin

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