Based on the rich literary heritage of the famous 1960 novel and its 1962 film adaption with Gregory Peck, To Kill a Mockingbird revolves around the story of the lawyer named Atticus Fitch, his precocious children and his fight to exonerate a black man wrongly accused of rape in a small Alabama town. The story deals with the struggle for justice and compassion against the forces of prejudice and bigotry in the American South. Harper Lee’s original coming of age story won the 1961 Pulitzer Prize and has sold more than 40 million copies, making it one of the most popular novels of all time.
From Pulitzer to a Tony
To Kill a Mockingbird was adapted to the stage by an all-star production team. The screenplay was the brainchild of Oscar-winning writer Aaron Sorkin, who also worked on The Social Network, The West Wing, A Few Good Men and many other cultural touchstones. Bartlett Sher, who won a Tony for the 2008 revival of South Pacific, was brought on as director while Emmy-winning actor Jeff Daniels was announced for the role of Atticus Finch. Producer Scott Rudin, who is notable for being one of the few people to ever win a Tony, Grammy, Oscar and Emmy Award over a single career, was in charge of unifying all this talent together into a cohesive whole. To Kill a Mockingbird premiered at the Shubert Theatre on December 13th, 2018, and it generated more than $1.5 million in its first week. At the 2019 Tony Awards, the Broadway production received nine total nominations. Celia Keenan-Bolger, who played the role of Scout Finch, took home the only award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play.
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Where is To Kill a Mockingbird being performed in New York?
To Kill a Mockingbird is being staged at the beautiful Shubert Theatre in Midtown Manhattan along West 44th Street. Although the theater is not completely wheelchair accessible, it does have accessible seating with companion seating in the orchestra section. Plus, you can find additional accessible seating in the mezzanine and balcony sections. The theater does not permit the entrance of anyone under the age of four.
Who is part of the New York cast?
From November 2019 onward, the cast of the New York show will consist of Ed Harris as Atticus Finch, Nina Grollman as Scout Finch, Nick Robinson as Jem Finch, Taylor Trensch as Dill Harris, Neal Huff as Bob Ewell, Kyle Scatliffe as Tom Robinson, M. Emmet Walsh as Judge John Taylor, Manoel Felciano as Horace Gilmer and more.
How long is a single performance?
The running time is approximately two hours and 30 minutes. There is a single intermission between the acts.
What can I expect from a performance of To Kill a Mockingbird?
To Kill a Mockingbird invites the audience to engage emotionally and intellectually with the events unfolding on the stage. Thanks to its preeminent acting and stage direction, you can expect a high-quality performance in one of Broadway’s premier theaters.
Which plays are like To Kill a Mockingbird?
If you enjoy the storyline and themes of To Kill a Mockingbird, then you might want to check out the 1959 play A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry, which is set in Chicago and also explores how racism manifests in American life.Back to Top