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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 26:  The chior performs during Harper Lee's "To Kill A  Photo

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 26: The chior performs during Harper Lee's "To Kill A Mockingbird", a new play by Aaron Sorkin at Madison Square Garden on February 26, 2020 in New York City. The performance is the first-ever Broadway play performed at Madison Square Garden with an entirely free performance for 18,000 New York City public school students. (Photo by Bruce Glikas)

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Theatre Marquee unveiling for Aaron Sorkin's adaptation of Harper Lee's classic novel Photo

Theatre Marquee unveiling for Aaron Sorkin's adaptation of Harper Lee's classic novel 'To Kill A Mockingbird' starring Jeff Daniels and Celia Keenan-Bolger under the direction of Bartlett Sher on September 7, 2018 at the Shubert Theatre in New York City.

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Theatre Marquee unveiling for Aaron Sorkin's adaptation of Harper Lee's classic novel Photo

Theatre Marquee unveiling for Aaron Sorkin's adaptation of Harper Lee's classic novel 'To Kill A Mockingbird' starring Jeff Daniels and Celia Keenan-Bolger under the direction of Bartlett Sher on September 7, 2018 at the Shubert Theatre in New York City.

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09/07/2018
Theatre Marquee unveiling for Aaron Sorkin's adaptation of Harper Lee's classic novel Photo

Theatre Marquee unveiling for Aaron Sorkin's adaptation of Harper Lee's classic novel 'To Kill A Mockingbird' starring Jeff Daniels and Celia Keenan-Bolger under the direction of Bartlett Sher on September 7, 2018 at the Shubert Theatre in New York City.

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09/07/2018
Theatre Marquee unveiling for Aaron Sorkin's adaptation of Harper Lee's classic novel Photo

Theatre Marquee unveiling for Aaron Sorkin's adaptation of Harper Lee's classic novel 'To Kill A Mockingbird' starring Jeff Daniels and Celia Keenan-Bolger under the direction of Bartlett Sher on September 7, 2018 at the Shubert Theatre in New York City.

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TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is Coming to the Orpheum Theatre Photo TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is Coming to the Orpheum Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022

Tickets for the history-making production of To Kill a Mockingbird will go on sale Friday, May 20 for the premiere Memphis engagement at the Orpheum Theatre August 16 – 21, 2022.

BWW Interview: Jacqueline Williams of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD National Tour Presented B Photo BWW Interview: Jacqueline Williams of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD National Tour Presented By Broadway In Chicago
by Rachel Weinberg - May 13, 2022

It's not an overstatement to say that Jacqueline Williams is a staple of the Chicago theater community. She returns to her hometown in the role of Calpurnia in the current national tour of Aaron Sorkin's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, coming to Broadway In Chicago from May 17,209, 2022. Williams reflected on her return to live theater, what makes this stage adaptation so impactful and timely, and some of her favorite Chicago theater memories.

DISNEY PRINCESS - THE CONCERT, CARMEN & More at the Kennedy Center in May Photo DISNEY PRINCESS - THE CONCERT, CARMEN & More at the Kennedy Center in May
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022

Kennedy Center events and performances have been announced for the months of May – June 2022.

JERSEY BOYS, SEAGULL, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG & More Lead Chicago's May Theater Top  Photo JERSEY BOYS, SEAGULL, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG & More Lead Chicago's May Theater Top 10
by BWW Staff - May 2, 2022

Chicago is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month.

BWW Review: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Connor Palace Photo BWW Review: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Connor Palace
by Roy Berko - Apr 29, 2022

The mockingbird is noted for its ability to duplicate the sounds they hear. The bird's reference in the title of Harper Lee's epic novel, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD supposedly refers to the statements of prejudice that are repeated over and over in the book's famous trial. Statements about Blacks, Jews, the more and less educated, the economic class of a person. The only way to stop the sounds is to destroy the source.

Summer Movies at Sarasota Opera House Will Begin in May Photo Summer Movies at Sarasota Opera House Will Begin in May
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2022

Sarasota Opera has announced the lineup for the 2022 summer movie series: HD at the Opera House and Classic Movies at the Opera House. HD at the Opera House featuring filmed performances of opera and ballet from around the world will open on Sunday, May 22nd at 1:30 p.m. with Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden in London, with tickets at $22, and $20 for Sarasota Opera subscribers.

WICKED, SIX, COME FROM AWAY & More Announced for 2022-2023 Peace Broadway Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022

The Peace Center announced today the 2022-2023 Peace Broadway Season. Bookended by the return of two blockbuster musicals –– Dear Evan Hansen and Wicked –– the upcoming season features an astounding collection of phenomenal titles.

World Premiere of THE BRIGHTEST THING IN THE WORLD & More Announced for Yale Rep 2022 Photo World Premiere of THE BRIGHTEST THING IN THE WORLD & More Announced for Yale Rep 2022-23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022

Yale Repertory Theatre has announced its 2022–23 season of four plays. The season will begin with Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, running October 6–29. James Bundy, who directed Albee’s A Delicate Balance at Yale Rep in 2010, will stage this new production of the explosively comedic and harrowingly profound masterpiece. 

Wake Up With BWW 4/21: SOME LIKE IT HOT Coming to Broadway, FOR COLORED GIRLS... Revi Photo Wake Up With BWW 4/21: SOME LIKE IT HOT Coming to Broadway, FOR COLORED GIRLS... Reviews, and More!
by - Apr 21, 2022

Today's top stories include last night's opening of for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf. Read the reviews here! Plus, Some Like It Hot will begin performances on Broadway this fall starring Christian Borle and J. Harrison Ghee!

Review Roundup: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Kicks Off First National Tour; What Are the Cri Photo Review Roundup: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Kicks Off First National Tour; What Are the Critics Saying?
by Review Roundups - Apr 20, 2022

The First National Tour has officially begun for the history-making production of To Kill a Mockingbird, Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Tony winner Bartlett Sher and based on Harper Lee's classic novel. Read the reviews here!

Harper Lee Videos

VIDEO: Richard Thomas and Jacqueline Williams Get Ready to Take TO KILL A MOCKINGBI VideoVIDEO: Richard Thomas and Jacqueline Williams Get Ready to Take TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD on the Road
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Mar 26, 2022

Watch as Richard Ridge catches up with two of the stars of the To Kill a Mockingbird national tour, Richard Thomas and Jacqueline Williams.

VIDEO: Richard Thomas Talks Touring as Atticus Finch in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD VideoVIDEO: Richard Thomas Talks Touring as Atticus Finch in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Stage Tube - Feb 24, 2022

Richard Thomas will play the role of Atticus Finch in the National Tour of To Kill A Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher, and based on Harper Lee's classic novel. The tour will begin performances next month at Shea's Performing Arts Center in Buffalo.

VIDEO: Watch Clip of Greg Kinnear in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD on Broadway VideoVIDEO: Watch Clip of Greg Kinnear in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 6, 2022

Last night, To Kill a Mockingbird welcomed Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award winner Greg Kinnear as he made his Broadway debut as “Atticus Finch.” Written by Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin with direction by Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher, To Kill a Mockingbird also stars Baize Buzan as “Scout Finch.”

VIDEO: Go Inside TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD's Broadway Re-Opening Night! VideoVIDEO: Go Inside TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD's Broadway Re-Opening Night!
by Team BWW - Oct 6, 2021

Just last night, To Kill a Mockingbird celebrated its return to Broadway at the Shubert Theatre, playing its first performance since the shutdown in March 2020. Watch a video featuring the new cast celebrating their return to Broadway.

VIDEO: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Celebrates Broadway Return; Written By Aaron Sorkin VideoVIDEO: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Celebrates Broadway Return; Written By Aaron Sorkin
by Stage Tube - Aug 19, 2021

The two-minute video features an original script written by playwright, Aaron Sorkin, and voiced by Tony Award nominated and Emmy Award-winning star, Jeff Daniels.

BWW TV: Taylor Trensch & Kyle Scatliffe Open Up About the Importance of TO KILL A MOC VideoBWW TV: Taylor Trensch & Kyle Scatliffe Open Up About the Importance of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Mar 15, 2020

Ever since it opened on Broadway last winter, To Kill a Mockingbird has been making history at the Shubert Theatre, where it has already become the highest-grossing American play ever. The history-making continued on February 26... this time at Madison Square Garden.

BWW TV: Check Out Footage From TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Madison Square Garden VideoBWW TV: Check Out Footage From TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Madison Square Garden
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 26, 2020

This afternoon, a capacity crowd of 18,000 New York City public school students made history, along side the Broadway cast of To Kill a Mockingbird. Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher, and based on Harper Lee's classic novel, became the first-ever Broadway play to perform at The World's Most Famous Arena, New York's Madison Square Garden. With the extraordinary support of James L. Dolan, executive chairman and CEO of The Madison Square Garden Company, this unprecedented, single-performance event was entirely free to students of New York City Department of Education public middle and high schools from all five boroughs.

BWW TV: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Prepares to Make History at Madison Square Garden VideoBWW TV: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Prepares to Make History at Madison Square Garden
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 25, 2020

The Broadway production of To Kill a Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher, and based on Harper Lee's classic novel, will become the first-ever Broadway play to perform at The World's Most Famous Arena, New York's Madison Square Garden, in front of approximately 18,000 New York City public school students.

VIDEO: Ed Harris Learns Something New About Atticus Finch Every Show VideoVIDEO: Ed Harris Learns Something New About Atticus Finch Every Show
by Stage Tube - Dec 11, 2019

Ed Harris was a guest on Tuesday night's episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to talk about starring as Atticus Finch in the Broadway production of To Kill A Mockingbird.

VIDEO: Aaron Sorkin Reveals He Used Breitbart Comments for Bob Ewell's Lines in TO KI VideoVIDEO: Aaron Sorkin Reveals He Used Breitbart Comments for Bob Ewell's Lines in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Stage Tube - Dec 6, 2019

Screenwriter and playwright Aaron Sorkin was a guest on MSNBC's Morning Joe to discuss the Broadway adaptation of 'To Kill a Mockingbird.'


Harper Lee Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Harper Lee written?
Harper Lee has written 1 shows including To Kill a Mockingbird (Author).