The Searching Wind

Drama - Original

Fulton Theatre

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  • Opening Date: April 12, 1944
  • Closing Date: January 20, 1945
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 318

Playwright: Lillian Hellman


A diplomat accepts Mussolini's takeover of Rome while beginning a long affair with his wife's best friend, leading to personal tensions as political storm clouds gather, in Lillian Hellman's play.


Opening Night Cast

Edgar Andrews First Waiter
Montgomery Clift Samuel Hazen
Joe De Santis Second Waiter
Dudley Digges Moses Taney
Eugene Earl James Sears
Mercedes Gilbert Sophronia
Alfred A. Hesse Ponette
Dennis King Alexander Hazen
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Opening Night Production Credits

Lillian Hellman Lillian Hellman Writer
  Herman Shumlin Staging
  Howard Bay Scenic Design
  Aline Bernstein Costume Design
  Kermit Bloomgarden General Manager
  Samuel J. Friedman Press Representative
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