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Inherit the Wind

April 26-May 5

by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee

“Bursting with vitality…Literature of the stage!” says the New York Times of this fictionalized account of the 1925 Scopes “Monkey” Trial (which resulted in a conviction of a high school teacher for presenting Darwin’s theory of evolution to a science class). According to Lawrence, “We used the teaching of evolution as a parable, a metaphor for any kind of mind control[...] It’s not about science versus religion. It’s about the right to think.”  Read more »