The Wind Is Ninety

Play - Original

Booth Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: June 21, 1945
  • Closing Date: September 22, 1945
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 108

Playwright: Ralph Nelson


A World War II soldier whose plane is shot down returns to his parents and wife in invisible ghostly form to attempt to comfort them before they learn the news, with the help of the ghost of the Unknown Soldier.


Opening Night Cast

Henry Barnard Young Man
Wendell Corey Dan
Donald Devlin Chris
James Dobson Youth
Kirk Douglas Soldier
Bert Lytell Doc Ritchie
Kevin Mathews Jimmy
Gordon McDonald 2nd Lieutenant
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Ralph Nelson Writer
  Albert De Courville Director
  Frederick Fox Scenic Design
  John Douglas Lighting Design
  George Oshrin Company Manager
  C.P. Greneker Press Representative
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1945 - 1946

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Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1946 Theatre World Award Wendell Corey Winner
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