Front Page News

Presented in the famous courtroom where Clarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryan battled in 1925, this historically accurate play with music premiered during last year’s Festival. Based on a script by Deborah Harbin, this new version was created by Playhouse Producing Director Jim Crabtree and Grammy Award nominee Bobby Taylor.

Front Page News Cast

The play is co-produced by Tom Davis, Chairman of the Scopes Festival Committee as part of Rhea Heritage Preservation Foundation.

Click on desired showtime below to order tickets.

Upcoming Events

Front Page News – July 20 – 7:30pm

Online Ticket Ordering Experiencing Front Page News is a unique experience for attendees as the play is performed in the same courtroom the trial played out back in 1925.  Guests will sit in the original courtroom seating which is surprisingly comfortable. Our online ticket ordering system streamlines the process.  Your tickets (with QR code) will be emailed.  […]

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$10 – $15
Rhea County Courthouse, 1475 Market St
Dayton, TN 37321 United States
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Front Page News – July 21 – 1pm

Online Ticket Ordering Experiencing Front Page News is a unique experience for attendees as the play is performed in the same courtroom the trial played out back in 1925.  Guests will sit in the original courtroom seating which is surprisingly comfortable. Our online ticket ordering system streamlines the process.  Your tickets (with QR code) will be emailed.  […]

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$10 – $15
Rhea County Courthouse, 1475 Market St
Dayton, TN 37321 United States
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Front Page News – July 21 – 5pm

Online Ticket Ordering Experiencing Front Page News is a unique experience for attendees as the play is performed in the same courtroom the trial played out back in 1925.  Guests will sit in the original courtroom seating which is surprisingly comfortable. Our online ticket ordering system streamlines the process.  Your tickets (with QR code) will be emailed.  […]

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$10 – $15
Rhea County Courthouse, 1475 Market St
Dayton, TN 37321 United States
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Front Page News – July 22 – 2:30pm

Online Ticket Ordering Experiencing Front Page News is a unique experience for attendees as the play is performed in the same courtroom the trial played out back in 1925.  Guests will sit in the original courtroom seating which is surprisingly comfortable. Our online ticket ordering system streamlines the process.  Your tickets (with QR code) will be […]

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$10 – $15
Rhea County Courthouse, 1475 Market St
Dayton, TN 37321 United States
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Front Page News – July 28 – 1pm

Online Ticket Ordering Experiencing Front Page News is a unique experience for attendees as the play is performed in the same courtroom the trial played out back in 1925.  Guests will sit in the original courtroom seating which is surprisingly comfortable. Our online ticket ordering system streamlines the process.  Your tickets (with QR code) will be […]

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$10 – $15
Rhea County Courthouse, 1475 Market St
Dayton, TN 37321 United States
+ Google Map

Front Page News – July 28 – 5pm

Online Ticket Ordering Experiencing Front Page News is a unique experience for attendees as the play is performed in the same courtroom the trial played out back in 1925.  Guests will sit in the original courtroom seating which is surprisingly comfortable. Our online ticket ordering system streamlines the process.  Your tickets (with QR code) will be […]

Find out more »
$10 – $15
Rhea County Courthouse, 1475 Market St
Dayton, TN 37321 United States
+ Google Map

Front Page News – July 29 – 2:30pm

Online Ticket Ordering Experiencing Front Page News is a unique experience for attendees as the play is performed in the same courtroom the trial played out back in 1925.  Guests will sit in the original courtroom seating which is surprisingly comfortable. Our online ticket ordering system streamlines the process.  Your tickets (with QR code) will be […]

Find out more »
$10 – $15
Rhea County Courthouse, 1475 Market St
Dayton, TN 37321 United States
+ Google Map