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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 - Aug 1955)
Ed Begley
Matthew Harrison Brady
Tony Randall
E. K. Hornbeck
Lou Adelman
Ensemble
Jack Banning
Timmy
Eric Berne
Howard
Emmett Bradley
Ensemble
Charles Brin
Elijah
Joseph Brownstone
Ensemble
Howard Caine
Hot Dog Man
Michael Constantine
Ensemble
Staats Cotsworth
Rev. Jeremiah Brown
William Darrid
Tom Davenport
Michael Del Medico
Ensemble
Donald Elson
Bollinger
Perry Fiske
Harry Y. Esterbrook
Sara Floyd
Mrs. Krebs
Louis Hector
Judge
Fred Herrick
Corkin
Sillers
Ruth Hope
Ensemble
Sally Jessup
Ensemble
Mary Kevin Kelly
Melinda
Muriel Kirkland
Mrs. Brady
Julie Knox
Ensemble
Patricia Larson
Ensemble
Bethel Leslie
Rachel Brown
Michael Lewin
Ensemble
Robert P. Lieb
Meeker
Karl Light
Bertram Cates
Salem Ludwig
Mr. Goodfellow
James Maloney
Mayor
Evelyn Mando
Ensemble
Sarah Meade
Ensemble
Fred Miller
Platt
Dunlap
Rita Newton
Mrs. Loomis
Ruth Newton
Mrs. Blair
Gian Pace
Ensemble
Bee Peters
Ensemble
Richard Poston
Ensemble
Jack Riano
Ensemble
Gordon Russell
Ensemble
Carroll Saint
Ensemble
Margherita Sargent
Mrs. McLain
Robert Shannon
Ensemble
Harry Shaw
Hurdy Gurdy Man
Maurice Shrog
Ensemble
Charles Thompson
Mr. Bannister
Edmund Williams
Reuter'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