Theater lovers who want to see a free (donations accepted) staging of the classic drama, "Inherit the Wind," have one more chance—at 8 p.m. on Saturday at in Basking Ridge.
The drama — based on the Scopes Monkey Trial of the 1920s — was the second play in the
The first was presented earlier in July.
This year, the usual two-play season will be extended with on Aug. 24-25, to be presented by a Westfield troupe.
Although "Inherit the Wind" is the most serious drama, it still presents moments of comedy for the audience, as well as food for thought, especially with the sparring and posturing of the two lead attorneys.
Christine Lawton of Bridgewater, who plays the love interest of the Southern teacher arrested for teaching Darwinism in his classroom, (who is played by Will Wallace of Millington) said she had read the play this year in a class at Champlain College in Vermont. She also saw a movie based on the play, and said that was why she tried out for Trilogy's production.
"It's astounding it's as relevant as it still is," Wallace said.