TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Opens September 9th at Firehouse
Next up - To Kill A Mockingbird - opens September 9th and runs through the 25th, with preview set for September 8th. The novel, written by Harper Lee, was published in 1960. In the play, adapted by Christopher Sergel, Scout, a young girl in a quiet southern town, is about to experience the dramatic events that will affect the rest of her life. She and her brother, Jem, are being raised by their widowed father, Atticus, and by a strongminded housekeeper, Calpurnia. Wide-eyed Scout is fascinated with the sensitively revealed people of her small town, but, from the start, there's a rumble of thunder just under the calm surface of the life there. The Firehouse Theatre is excited to present this cherished but timely tale.
To Kill A Mockingbird is directed by Tyler Jeffrey Adams who you might have seen on the Firehouse stage in Oklahoma, The Drowsy Chaperone, and Thoroughly Modern Millie. Production team includes Technical Director and Fight Choreographer - Jason Leyva, Stage Manager - Nicole Lugar, Costume Designer - Hope Cox, Lighting Designer - Kyle Harris, Sound Designer - Brian Christensen, Set Designer - Kevin Brown, Set Construction by Jason Leyva, Dennis Williams and Properties - Cathy Pritchett.
Cast includes Piper Cunningham as Jean Louise "Scout" Finch, Luke Knittle as Jem Finch, John Rodgers as Atticus Finch, Nikka Morton as Calpurnia, Stephen Newton as Dill Harris, Sherri Small as Maudie Atkinson, Christia Caudle as Mrs. Dubose/Stephanie Crawford, Kieran Hansen as Boo Radley, Chris Naifeh as Mr. Gilmer, Sean Massey as Tom Robinson, Riley Jo Payne as Mayella Ewell, Mike Hathaway as Bob Ewell, Gary E. Payne as Walter Cunningham/Judge Taylor, Sam Green, Jr. as Reverend Sykes and Richard Stephens as Heck Tate.The show will officially open on Friday, September 9th at 7:30pm, followed immediately by a post-show reception. $13 Preview on Thursday, September 8th at 7:30pm. Performances will continue through September 25th on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm and Saturdays and Sundays at 2:30pm. Purchase tickets online at www.thefirehousetheatre.com, via phone at 972-620-3747 or in-person at the box office one hour before curtain. Adult tickets are $25, with senior and student discounts available and half-price tickets available on Saturday matinee performances. Group (10+) discounts available by phone.
The Firehouse Theatre's mission is to provide a cross-section of the finest traditional theatrical works that are suitable and affordable for all ages. They also provide educational enrichment programs and create opportunities for adults and children to develop talents in all aspects of theatre arts.
For more information about The Firehouse Theatre's production of To Kill A Mockingbird, visit www.TheFirehouseTheatre.com or call 972-900-1602.