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BWW Video Show Preview: Inherit The Wind

BroadwayWorld.com goes to courts with these highlights from the classic drama, Inherit The Wind!

based on the hit MGM film, opened at the Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway, between 46th and 47th Streets) on April 29th after beginning previews on April 3rd.

Inherit the Wind, starring two time Tony Award-winners Christopher Plummer and Brian Dennehy, opened April 12th at the Lyceum Theatre.  Tony Award-winner Doug Hughes directs. The play "is 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.  Mr. Dennehy will play the role of attorney Matthew Harrison Brady (based on William Jennings Bryan), and Mr. Plummer will play attorney Henry Drummond (based on Clarence Darrow)," state production notes.

The play is produced on Broadway by Boyett Ostar Productions, The Shubert Organization, Lawrence Horowitz, Jon Avnet/Ralph Guild, Roy Furman, Debra Black/Daryl Roth, Bill Rollnick/Nancy Ellison Rollnick, and Stephanie McClelland. Tickets are available by calling Telecharge at 212 239 6200 or by visiting www.telecharge.com, and at the Lyceum Theatre box office (149 West 45th Street).  Regular ticket prices are $76.25 - $96.25. Premium pricing is $176.25 - $251.25. Special on-stage seating is $36.25.  Visit www.InheritTheWindOnBroadway.com.

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