This adaptation is so riveting, how could you go wrong with the incredible Aaron Sorkin turning this part of American theater royalty into the Broadway smash that is has become. Harper Lee’s, To Kill A Mockingbird – A new play by Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin Based on Harper Lee’s classic novel.
Los Angeles premiere of the history-making production of To Kill A Mockingbird. Directed by Tony® winner Bartlett Sher, is inspired by the timeless novel of the same name by Harper Lee. www.BroadwayInHollywood.com
Starring in the critically acclaimed production are Emmy Award®-winning actor Richard Thomas as Atticus Finch, Melanie Moore as Scout Finch, Jacqueline Williams as Calpurnia, Justin Mark as Jem Finch, Yaegel T. Welch as Tom Robinson, Steven Lee Johnson as Dill Harris and Mary Badham (Oscar®-nominated for the role of “Scout” in the feature film) as Mrs. Dubose. They are joined by Joey Collins as Bob Ewell, Richard Poe as Judge Taylor, Luke Smith as Horace Gilmer, Arianna Gayle Stucki as Mayella Ewell, David Christopher Wells as Sheriff Heck Tate, Jeff Still as Link Deas, Liv Rooth as Miss Stephanie, Travis Johns as Boo Radley and ensemble members Morgan Bernhard, Denise Cormier, Christopher R Ellis, Stephen Elrod, Glenn Fleary, Maeve Moynihan, Daniel Neale, Dorcas Swami and Greg Wood. Yeager T. Welch, Steven Lee Johnson, Luke Smith, Jeff Still, Live Roth and Glenn Bleary join the tour from the Broadway production. The tour will also play at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa from December 27, 2022 to January 8, 2023.
ABOUT TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
To Kill A Mockingbird holds the record as the highest-grossing American play in Broadway history. It began performances on November 1, 2018, at the Shubert Theatre and played to sold-out houses until the Broadway shutdown in March 2020. On February 26, 2020, To Kill A Mockingbird became the first-ever Broadway play to perform at New York’s Madison Square Garden, in front of approximately 18,000 New York City public school students, also marking the largest attendance at a single performance of a play ever in world theater. The production resumed performances on October 5, 2021 and concluded its run at the Shubert Theatre on January 16, 2022. To Kill A Mockingbird is currently running at the Gielgud Theatre in London’s West End starring Richard Coyle.
Set in Alabama in 1934, Harper Lee’s enduring story of racial injustice and childhood innocence centers on one of the most venerated characters in American literature, small-town lawyer Atticus Finch. The cast of characters includes Atticus’s daughter Scout, her brother Jem, their housekeeper and caretaker, Calpurnia, their visiting friend Dill, and a mysterious neighbor, the reclusive Arthur “Boo” Radley. The other indelible residents of Maycomb, Alabama, are Bob Ewell, Tom Robinson, prosecutor Horace Gilmer, Judge Taylor and Mayella Ewell.
To Kill A Mockingbird is designed by Miriam Buether, with costumes by Ann Roth, lighting by Jennifer Tipton, sound by Scott Lehrer and an original score by Adam Guettel. Musical direction is by Kimberly Grigsby, hair & wig design by Campbell Young Associates, casting by The Telsey Office, and design adaptation and supervision by Edward Pierce. The national tour is produced by Barry Diller.
“A ‘Mockingbird’ for our moment. Beautiful, elegant, satisfying, and even exhilarating. Every ounce of know-how available at the highest echelons of theatre has been applied to ensure its success.”
-NYT Critic’s Pick.
“Majestic and incandescent, ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ has that intangible but incontrovertible sense of present consciousness that a piece of theater owes to its moment.”
-New York Magazine.
All I know is you too will be pleasantly surprised by this amazing courtroom drama, it hit home for me on so many levels. Its really modern day subject matter, so amazing that it was written so long ago, but still reflects all of our issues now. Run don’t walk to see this masterpiece!
Running through October 25 – November 27, 2022
Hollywood Pantages Theatre
6233 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
* Note Some Content was Taken off of their website.