St. Mark’s Drama Department presents Inherit the Wind
By Jerome Lawrence and Robert Lee
in the Eamonn Lacey Black Box Theater
Friday, April 27 at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, April 28 at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, April 29 at 2:00p.m.
Inherit the Wind is a fictional version of the 1925 Scopes Trial. Scopes was convicted for teaching evolution to a high school class. In Tennessee, state law prohibited teaching evolution. The authors used the Scope's trial as a platform to explore threats to learning and intellectual freedom.
St. Mark’s School of Texas is a private, nonsectarian college-preparatory boys’ day school for students in grades 1 through 12, located in Dallas, Texas. St. Mark’s aims to prepare young men to assume leadership and responsibility in a competitive and changing world.