The Corn Is Green

Drama - Original

National Theatre (November 26, 1940 - September 09, 1941)
Royale Theatre (September 09, 1941 - January 17, 1942)
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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: November 26, 1940
  • Closing Date: January 17, 1942
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 477

Playwright: Emlyn Williams


A Welsh schoolteacher fights to nurture the writing talent in a local miner.


Opening Night Cast

Ethel Barrymore Miss Moffat
Kenneth Clarke Glyn Thomas
Sayre Crawley Old Tom
Mildred Dunnock Miss Ronberry
Gwyneth Hughes Sarah Pugh
Rosalind Ivan Mrs. Watty
Thomas Lyons Robbart Robbatch
Terence Morgan Will Hughes
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Emlyn Williams Writer
  Herman Shumlin Director
  Howard Bay Scenic Design
  Ernest Schrapps Costume Design
  Kermit Bloomgarden General Manager
  Richard Maney Press Representative
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New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1941 Best Foreign Play Emlyn Williams Winner
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