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Inherit the Wind

February 14 - 23

 

by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee

directed by Bethe Ensey

 

Tickets go on sale: December 5, 2019

 

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Description

Creation or evolution? Faith or Science? These are the issues on trial in one of the greatest dramas of the 20th Century. Based on the events of the famous Scopes Monkey Trials, Inherit the Wind pits two hot-shot lawyers against one another as the state prosecutes a teacher for discussing the theory of evolution in the classroom.

Production Credits

Playwrights - Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee

Director - Bethe Ensey

Stage Manager - 

Lighting Designer - 

Set Designer - Jamison Sanford

Sound Designer - 

Costumer - Jeanette Waterman

Cast

Rachel Brown

Meeker

Bertram Cates

Mr. Goodfellow

Mrs. Kreds

Rev. Jeremiah Brown

Corkin

Bollinger

Platt

Mr. Bannister

Melinda

Howard

Mrs. Loomis

Hot Dog Man

Mrs. McLain

Mrs. Blair

Elijah

E.K. Hornbeck

Hurdy Gurdy Man

Timmy

Mayor

Matthew Harrison Brady

Mrs. Brady

Tom Davenport

Henry Dummond

Judge

Dunlap

Sillers

Reuters Man

Harry Y. Esterbrook

Ensemble

Auditions

Auditions are planned for December 16 & 17 at 6:00 p.m. in conjunction with Father of the Bride auditions, in the Wilson Carr Rehearsal Hall at Shelton State Community College (9500 Old Greensboro Road, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405). Those coming to audition should prepare for cold readings. A perusal script is available in the ticket office.

Performances

Have some students you want to bring? There is a special school matinee performance for this show! Click here for more details.

 

Thursday, February 13 @ 7:30 p.m. *Play-What-You-Can Dress Rehearsal

Friday, February 14 @ 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 15 @ 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, February 16 @ 2:00 p.m.

Wednesday, February 19 @ 2:00 p.m.

Thursday, February 20 @ 7:30 p.m.

Friday, February 21 @ 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 22 @ 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, February 23 @ 2:00 p.m.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the running time of the production?
    About 2 hours.
  • Will there be an intermission?
    There will be an intermission.
  • Should I bring the kids?
    Inherit the Wind is suggested for ages 10 and up.
  • What themes are explored in the play?
    Inherit the Wind explores the teaching of evolution and religion in regards to science.
  • Does the play’s text contain offensive language?
    There is sporadic, mild language throughout the play.
  • Does the play contain violence?
    There is a scene where a preacher prays for damnation and hellfire for a former member of his congregation.
  • Does the play contain the use of alcohol, tobacco, or drugs?
    No.
  • Does the play contain nudity or other adult situations?
    A lawyer mentions sex for the sake of his argument. 

TICKET OFFICE HOURS
Monday-Thursday: 9am-5pm
Friday: 9am-12pm
One hour prior to performances

ADDRESS
9500 Old Greensboro Road #135
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405

PHONE
205.391.2277

FAX 205.391.2329

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