Inherit the Wind (Broadway, Nederlander Theatre, 1955) | Playbill

Inherit the Wind



Feel the heat of the courtroom in the sizzling American classic Inherit the Wind, an explosive drama inspired by the most important trial of the 20th Century. As a media circus descends upon a small American town, two of the largest figures of their time engage in a battle of wits and wills to ensure that justice is served, in the process charting the course of education for generations. An international phenomenon that became an Oscar®-nominated film, Inherit the Wind will get your pulse racing as you relive a defining moment of American history, brought to life by Asolo Rep’s new Producing Artistic Director Peter Rothstein.

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Outer Critics Circle
1955 Outstanding Play Winner
Tony Award
1956 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Winner
1956 Direction (pre-1960) Nominee
1956 Best Featured Actor in a Play Winner
1956 Best Actor in a Play Winner

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