To Kill a Mockingbird was penned by Aaron Sorkin and adapted from the novel of the same name by Harper Lee about racial injustice and set in 1930s Alabama. The drama is structured as a memory play, with Scout remembering the events of one summer when her father Atticus defended a black man during a local trial. Jeff Daniel stars as Atticus Finch.
Winner of 8 Awards (2019)!
Aaron Sorkin’s acclaimed adaptation of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, currently playing Broadway’s Shubert Theatre, will launch a coast-to-coast national tour in August 2020. The traveling production will kick off at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., as part of the Center’s 2019–2020 season. Additional cities, as well as casting, for the Mockingbird tour will be announced in the coming months.
Produced by Scott Rudin and directed by Bartlett Sher, the world premiere production of To Kill a Mockingbird continues to break record after record at the box office, including its recent single-week record for the highest grossing American play in Broadway history. Since performances began on November 1, 2018, Mockingbird has not played to an empty seat, with 100% capacity (or greater) for every performance.
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, the 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, a mysterious neighbor, the reclusive Arthur “Boo” Radley, and the other indelible residents of Maycomb, Alabama from the novel.
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To Kill a Mockingbird received 8 awards!
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TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD WON 5 THEATRE FANS’ CHOICE AWARDS (2019) FOR:
Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-Winning American classic To Kill A Mockingbird opened on Broadway to rave reviews:
have created something provocatively fresh and rustically elegant. Jeff Daniels offers a stirring, thoroughly original Atticus Finch.” Los Angeles Times
In a new adaptation by Aaron Sorkin, directed by Bartlett Sher and inspired by Lee’s own childhood in Alabama, To Kill a Mockingbird features one of literature’s towering symbols of integrity and righteousness in the character of Atticus Finch, based on Lee’s own father. The character of Scout, based on herself, has come to define youthful innocence – and its inevitable loss – for generation after generation of readers around the world.