The Skin of Our Teeth

Comedy - Revival

ANTA Playhouse

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: August 17, 1955
  • Closing Date: September 3, 1955
  • Previews:
  • Performances: 22

Playwright: Thornton Wilder


The modern-looking Antrobus family and their seductive maid, Sabina, survive many ancient disasters, including the Ice Age, Noah's flood, war and famine, always able to start over and begin anew, in Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning dark comedy.


Opening Night Cast

George Abbott in The Skin of Our Teeth George Abbott Mr. Antrobus
Helen Hayes in The Skin of Our Teeth Helen Hayes Mrs. Antrobus
Mary Martin in The Skin of Our Teeth Mary Martin Sabina
Florence Reed Fortune Teller
Heller Halliday Gladys
Don Murray Henry
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Opening Night Production Credits

Thornton Wilder Thornton Wilder Writer
  Alan Schneider Director
  Lester Polakov Scenic Design
  Helene Pons Costume Design
  Feder Lighting Design
  Louis A. Lotito ANTA Theatre Managing Director
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