Inherit the Wind

Directed by Craig Cummins

June 4 to June 26, 1999

The 3rd production of the 1999 Season

Written by: Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee

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.

The Production Team

Craig Cummins Director
Jan Hatunen Stage Manager
Ed Read Production Manager, Lighting Designer
Tara Shea Board Operator
David Guilmette Sound Designer
David Hatunen Sound Designer
Candy Plato Costume Designer
Joyce Perkins Prop Designer
Emile Duronslet Prop Designer
Al Alfaro Set Construction
Bill Clyde Set Construction
Robert Emerson Set Construction
Mike Keating Set Construction
Connor Kerrigan Set Construction
Jack Magee Set Construction
George Mauro Set Construction
Terri Nelson Set Construction
Brian Perkins Set Construction

The Cast

Mary Waterfield Rachel Brown
David Guilmette Meeker
Rob Waring Bertram Cates
Robert Emerson Mr. Goodfellow
Tony Geraci Mr. Goodfellow
Linda Trainor Mrs. Krebs
Robert Cooper Rev. Jeremiah Brown
Bill Clyde Mr. Bannister
Ashley Larson Melinda
Jaro Jane Severn Melinda
Martin Hanson Howard
Mike Keating Hot Dog Man
Mimi Quinn Mrs. McLain
Clair Florio Mrs. Blair
Jeremy Whitt Elijah
Kevin Wm. Meyer F.K. Hornbeck
Daniel Cooper Timmy
Bill Pickering Mayor
Len Shaffer Matthew Harrison Brady
Judith Tokieda Mrs. Brady
Conner Kerrigan Tom Davenport
George Mauro Henry Drummond
Peter Saunders Judge
Steven Mattes Dunlap
Sean Bart Sillers/Reuter's Man
Al Alfaro Townsperson
Linda Sklov Townsperson