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Birth Place:
New Orleans, LA, USA
Bio:
Weller appeared on Broadway in 2003 in the Tony award-winning play Take Me Out, and in 2014 in the Terrence McNally play Mothers and Sons. In 2018 he appeared on Broadway as Bob Ewell in Aaron Sorkin's To Kill a Mockingbird, an adaptation of Harper Lee's novel. (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: New Orleans, LA, USA

Bio:
Weller appeared on Broadway in 2003 in the Tony award-winning play Take Me Out, and in 2014 in the Terrence McNally play Mothers and Sons. In 2018 he appeared on Broadway as Bob Ewell in Aaron Sorkin's To Kill a Mockingbird, an adaptation of Harper Lee's novel. (read complete bio)
Jujamcyn Theaters Celebrates Walter Kerr Theatre's 100th Anniversary With Interactive Photo Jujamcyn Theaters Celebrates Walter Kerr Theatre's 100th Anniversary With Interactive Digital Timeline
by Stephi Wild - Mar 22, 2021

The timeline depicts a definitive history of the building, featuring a century's worth of history: from the earliest shows, musicals, and revues, through its history as a television and radio studio, brief spans as an adult film theater and later a children's theater, and finally as one of the most beloved houses on Broadway.

Theater Stories: A CHORUS LINE, The HELLO, DOLLY! Revival, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD & Mo Photo Theater Stories: A CHORUS LINE, The HELLO, DOLLY! Revival, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD & More About The Shubert Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2021

This week's Theater Stories features the Shubert Theatre! Learn about one of the longest running Broadway shows of all time, A Chorus Line, the incredibly successful production of To Kill a Mockingbird, the star-studded revival of Hello, Dolly! and more.

Cast and Creators of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD and THE WEST WING to Phone Bank With Broad Photo Cast and Creators of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD and THE WEST WING to Phone Bank With Broadway for Biden
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 29, 2020

Oscar-winning writer Aaron Sorkin and Tony-winning director Bartlett Sher, along with cast members from the beloved television series ‚ÄúThe West Wing‚ÄĚ and the Broadway company of Sorkin's adaptation of To Kill A Mockingbird (directed by Sher), will host Broadway for Biden's election eve phone banking event on Monday, November 2 from 7:00-9:00pm EST.

Nick Gaswirth, Tim Realbuto, and Laurissa Romain Set To Star In Neil Labute's IN A DA Photo Nick Gaswirth, Tim Realbuto, and Laurissa Romain Set To Star In Neil Labute's IN A DARK DARK HOUSE
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2020

Nick Gaswirth (The Great Comet; Wicked), Tim Realbuto (Yes; Assassins), and Laurissa 'Lala' Romain (South Pacific; The 8th) will star in Play Reading Fridays' production of Neil LaBute's a?oeIn A Dark Dark Housea?? benefiting The Actors Fund. It will be directed by Alison Tanney.

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play:  GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS by David Mamet Photo PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS by David Mamet
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2020

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of David Mamet. Today's play, Glengarry Glen Ross!

Neil LaBute is Releasing TEN X TEN Series as Streaming Content, Featuring Performance Photo Neil LaBute is Releasing TEN X TEN Series as Streaming Content, Featuring Performances by Richard Kind, Judith Light & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2020

Neil LaBute's Ten X Ten Series will be offered as free content via The St. Louis Actors' Studio's Twitter account @STLAS1 beginning March 25, 2020.

STLAS Offers Exclusive Online LaBute Content Photo STLAS Offers Exclusive Online LaBute Content
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 16, 2020

St. Louis Actors' Studio (STLAS) to offer Neil LaBute's 10 x 10 series as exclusive streaming content for its current subscribers (new subscribers to the 20/21 season) and ticket holders and will postpone the world premiere of LaBute's play a?oeComforta??. 

Photo Coverage: On The Opening Night Red Carpet for WEST SIDE STORY Photo Photo Coverage: On The Opening Night Red Carpet for WEST SIDE STORY
by Jennifer Broski - Feb 21, 2020

The Broadway Theatre was the place to be last night as talents from stage and screen gathered to celebrate opening night of Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Story.

Taylor Trensch, Kyle Scatliffe, and More Will Join TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Photo Taylor Trensch, Kyle Scatliffe, and More Will Join TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Stephi Wild - Oct 3, 2019

The complete Broadway cast has been announced for the second year of To Kill a Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher and based on Harper Lee's classic novel.

VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Says TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is a Wake-Up Call to Audiences Photo VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Says TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is a Wake-Up Call to Audiences
by Stage Tube - Jul 31, 2019

On Tuesday night's episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, actor Jeff Daniels stopped by to talk about his Broadway play, To Kill a Mockingbird.

LOVE, SIMON Star Nick Robinson to Make Broadway Debut as Jem in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Photo LOVE, SIMON Star Nick Robinson to Make Broadway Debut as Jem in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Julie Musbach - Jul 17, 2019

Nick Robinson, critically acclaimed for last year's movie Love, Simon, will make his Broadway debut as Jem Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher, and based on Harper Lee's classic novel, beginning Tuesday, November 5, alongside four-time Academy Award nominee and two-time Golden Globe winner Ed Harris as Atticus Finch.

Photo Flash: Inside the Star Studded Presentation of THE INVESTIGATION Photo Photo Flash: Inside the Star Studded Presentation of THE INVESTIGATION
by Julie Musbach - Jun 25, 2019

Last night (Monday, June 24), an all-star cast performed a live reading of The Investigation: A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts, Pulitzer Prize-Winner Robert Schenkkan's brand new stage adaptation of the Mueller Report.

Live Now: Annette Bening, Kevin Kline, John Lithgow and More Read Robert Schenkkan's  Photo Live Now: Annette Bening, Kevin Kline, John Lithgow and More Read Robert Schenkkan's Mueller Report Play
by Stephi Wild - Jun 24, 2019

Tonight (Monday, June 24), an all-star cast will perform a live reading of The Investigation: A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts, Pulitzer Prize-Winner Robert Schenkkan's brand new stage adaptation of the Mueller Report. Executive Produced by Susan Disney Lord, Abigail Disney and Timothy Disney and presented by LawWorks. This one-night only event, beginning at 9:00 p.m. EDT (6:00 p.m. PDT) will be performed in front of a live audience in New York and simultaneously live-streamed here.

VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Yelled at an Audience Member Who Fell Asleep During TO KILL A MOC Photo VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Yelled at an Audience Member Who Fell Asleep During TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Stage Tube - May 21, 2019

Jeff Daniels was a guest on last night's episode of 'Late Night with Seth Meyers' to talk about his Tony-nominated performance in 'To Kill a Mockingbird.' During the interview, Daniels reflects on his time as an understudy, bemoans the dangers of playing sports at a certain age and shares stories about audience members sleeping during his plays.

VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Discusses How the Current Political Climate Affects His Performan Photo VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Discusses How the Current Political Climate Affects His Performance in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Stage Tube - May 21, 2019

Actor Jeff Daniels joined MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace to discuss the Trump presidency, the average American voter, and how the current political climate impacts his performance of Atticus Finch in Broadway's "To Kill a Mockingbird."

VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Talks the Differences in the Student Matinees at TO KILL A MOCKIN Photo VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Talks the Differences in the Student Matinees at TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Stage Tube - May 15, 2019

Jeff Daniels was a guest on last night's 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' to talk about his Tony-nominated role in 'To Kill a Mockingbird.' Watch the interview here...

VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Talks Playing the Role of a Lifetime in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Photo VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Talks Playing the Role of a Lifetime in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 13, 2019

Jeff Daniels was a guest on Monday's episode of 'CBS This Morning' to talk about his Tony-nominated role in 'To Kill a Mockingbird' on Broadway.

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Becomes Highest Grossing American Play in Broadway History Photo TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Becomes Highest Grossing American Play in Broadway History
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2019

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, has become the highest-grossing American play in Broadway history. The now history-making gross of $40,113,926.13, was set this week. To Kill a Mockingbird opened to critical acclaim at the Shubert Theatre on Thursday, December 13, 2018.

Aaron Sorkin Reveals Lawsuit Induced Changes to TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Photo Aaron Sorkin Reveals Lawsuit Induced Changes to TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Julie Musbach - Apr 30, 2019

It's no secret that To Kill a Mockingbird went through quite a fight to make it to Broadway. These included a battle with the Harper Lee Estate's executor Tanja Carter who required changes to be made before the script was allowed to be performed. In a recent interview, Sorkin discussed these changes as well as his early process and character choices he made that varied from the original novel.

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Recoups its Investment on Broadway Photo TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Recoups its Investment on Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2019

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that the new Broadway production of To Kill a Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher, and based on Harper Lee's classic novel, has recouped its entire investment, a mere 19 weeks after opening to critical acclaim on Thursday, December 13, 2018.

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