BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Chatting with Sebastian Arcelus, Tonya Pinkins, Tom Skerritt and More on Broadway's A TIME TO KILL
Rupert Holmes' stage adaptation of John Grisham's A Time To Kill is set to open on Broadway on October 20, 2013 at the John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). Ethan McSweeny will direct, with previews beginning September 28th. The cast and creative team just met the press, and BroadwayWorld was there to chat with the whole company about the upcoming production. Click below to watch!
The casting breakdown is as follows: Sebastian Arcelus as Jake Brigance; Dashiell Eaves as Pete Willard/DR Musgrove; J.R. Horne as Mr. Pate; Chike Johnson as Ozzie Walls, Patrick Page as Rufus Buckley; Tonya Pinkins as Gwen Hailey; John Procaccino as Drew Tyndale/WT Bass; Tijuana Ricksas Court Reporter; Tom Skerritt as Lucien Wilbanks; Lee Sellars as Cobb/Rhodeheaver/Grist;Fred Dalton Thompson as Judge Noose; John Douglas Thompson as Carl Lee Hailey; and Ashley Williamsas Ellen Roark.
A Time to Kill, the popular courtroom drama, tells the emotionally charged, now-iconic story of a young, idealistic lawyer, Jake Brigance, defending a black man, Carl Lee Hailey, for taking the law into his own hands following an unspeakable crime committed against his young daughter. Their small Mississippi town is thrown into upheaval, and Jake finds himself arguing against the formidable district attorney, Rufus Buckley, and under attack from both sides of a racially divided city. This drama is a thrilling courtroom battle where the true nature of what is right and what is moral are called into question.
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