Inherit The Wind

Inherit The Wind
Theatre: Lyceum
Status: Closed
(March 19, 2007 - July 08, 2007 )
  • Preview: March 19, 2007
  • Open: April 12, 2007
  • Close: July 8, 2007
Play - Revival
Running Time: 2hrs

A fictionalized retelling of the famous 1925 “Monkey Trial” in which science teacher John Scopes was tried and convicted for teaching Darwin’s theory of evolution, violating a Tennessee law that forbade teaching any theory that conflicted with the Biblical conception of Divine Creation. The attorneys on the case are Matthew Harrison Brady, who is based on William Jennings Bryan, and Henry Drummond, who is based on Clarence Darrow.

For The Record:

“Inherit the Wind” originally opened on B’way on Apr 21, 1955 at the National  under the  auspices of  Herman Shumlin.  Herman Shumlin directed a cast which featured Paul Muni & Ed Begley.  A 1996 revival  featured Charles Durning & George C Scott.

Total Gross: $6,805,286
Average Weekly Gross: $425,330
Total Gross Potential: 82%
Total Attendance: 99,852
Average Weekly Attendance: 84%

Cast

Henry Drummond 03/19/2007 - 07/08/2007
Matthew Harrison Brady 03/19/2007 - 07/08/2007
E.K. Hornbeck 03/19/2007 - 07/08/2007
Reverend Jeremiah Brown 03/19/2007 - 07/08/2007
Judge 03/19/2007 - 07/08/2007
Mrs Brady 03/19/2007 - 07/08/2007
Mrs Loomis 03/19/2007 - 07/08/2007
Bannister 03/19/2007 - 07/08/2007
Vendor 03/19/2007 - 07/08/2007
Howard 03/19/2007 - 07/08/2007
Elijah 03/19/2007 - 07/08/2007
Rachel Brown 03/19/2007 - 07/08/2007
Tom Davenport 03/19/2007 - 07/08/2007
Monkey Man 03/19/2007 - 07/08/2007
Mrs Krebs 03/19/2007 - 07/08/2007
Timmy 03/19/2007 - 07/08/2007
Photographer 03/19/2007 - 07/08/2007
Dunlap 03/19/2007 - 07/08/2007
Mrs Blair 03/19/2007 - 07/08/2007
Mr Meeker 03/19/2007 - 07/08/2007
Melinda 03/19/2007 - 07/08/2007
Mayor 03/19/2007 - 07/08/2007
Mr Goodfellow 03/19/2007 - 07/08/2007
Bert Cates 03/19/2007 - 07/08/2007
Sillers 03/19/2007 - 07/08/2007