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Inherit The Wind

Closed July 6, 2007

Why See Inherit The Wind?

Although the conflict in this play, based on a real event, took place in 1925, it could easily be lifted from the current headline, "American Students: Should They Be Taught Intelligent Design or Evolution?"

This courtroom drama is based on the 1925 Scopes "Monkey Trial," in which a Tennessee teacher was charged with teaching that man evolved from apes, instead of state-mandated Creationism. The drama contains a powerful confrontation between a character based on William Jennings Bryan, who believes only what he reads in the Bible, and another based on Clarence Darrow, who defends science and open intellectual inquiry.

Previews from : 19th March 2007
Opened : 12 April 2007
Limited engagement until : 8th July 2007

Audience:  Inherit The Wind  may be inappropriate for children aged 10 and under.  Children under 4 years of age will not be admitted into the Lyceum Theater.

Run time:  TBA

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Matinee - 2 pm - - - 2 pm 3 pm
Evening - 8 pm 8 pm 8 pm 8 pm 8 pm -

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Opening night: 19 March 2007

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3 reviews, average rating: (5.0 Stars)

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Biology Teacher: “Extremely Moving & Engrossing”

It has been a long time since I have felt myself totally involved in a... more


My wife and I saw the show Wednesday night April 11. We were fortunate... more

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