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In the 1920s, Tennessee schoolteacher Bertram Cates is put on trial for violating the Butler Act, a state law that prohibits public school teachers from teaching evolution instead of creationism. Drawing intense national attention in the media with writer E. K. Hornbeck reporting, two of the nation's leading lawyers go head to head: Matthew Harrison Brady for the prosecution, and Henry Drummond for the defense.

We hope you will support these talented students - from all divisions - for a compelling performance of this important play you won't soon forget!

Cast: Kaylyn B., Azzie B., Rebekah B., Fiona B-D., Robi C., Lee C., Rose C., Sadie E., Eve G., Kallie H., Hind J., Sophia L., Henry M., Eesha M., Lu P., Finneas P., Ella P., Kareena R., Cate R., Joshua R,. Karina R., Sebastian S., James S., Peter T.

Director: Kathleen Ray

Student Directors: Sadie E. and Lu P.

Set and Lighting Design: James E. Graham

Costumes: Rebekah B.

Props: Eve G.

Tickets: Maddy H.

Poster Design: Chloe R.

  • Adults: $5
  • Students: $3