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Harper Lee's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Begins Performances Tonight At The Bank Of America Performing Arts Center
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 25, 2024

The classic play TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD opens tonight at the Bank of America Performing Arts Center, presented by the American Theatre Guild.

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Comes to Lincoln in June
by Stephi Wild - May 30, 2024

All rise for Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork, coming to Lincoln this June. 

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD National Tour Sets New Records
by A.A. Cristi - May 14, 2024

The TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD national tour sets new records, showcasing the enduring popularity and impact of this classic story across the country.

Review: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at the Providence Performing Arts Center
by Erica Cataldi-Roberts - Feb 7, 2024

Aaron Sorkin’s dramatic adaptation of Harper Lee’s classic novel, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, pulls no punches, showing how racial injustice and the attitudes and issues related to it are all still relevant to the modern day.

Review: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Golden Gate Theatre
by Steve Murray - Dec 14, 2023

What did our critic think of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Golden Gate Theatre? That Harper Lee’s 1960 novel of racial prejudice and social justice is just as prescient today is a sad indictment of American culture. Academy award winner Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network) and Director Bret Sher (Tony Award winner, South Pacific) have crafted a beautifully staged and wonderfully acted production that has taken the nation by storm and hauntingly illuminates the social rifts as seen through the eyes of three children representing the innocence of youth.

American Theatre Guild Begins December Fundraising To Bring Broadway Experiences To Over 13,000 Youth
by Alan Portner - Dec 5, 2023

Staging the Future is a philanthropic outreach program of The American Theater Guild (ATGuild), the surprisingly mammoth Broadway presenter headquartered in Kansas City. ATGuild is the nation’s largest non-profit presenter of Broadway tours.

Review: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at KC Music Hall
by Alan Portner - Oct 26, 2023

Aaron Sorkin’s 2018 stage re-imagination of the classic Harper Lee novel “To Kill A Mockingbird” opened Tuesday at the Kansas City Music Hall for a one week run.  It is one of the finest touring companies of any play I’ve been privileged to witness in many years.  “Mockingbird” stars well-known actor Richard Thomas in a stellar turn as the lead character of Atticus Finch.

Review: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Wharton Center is a Thoughtful Tale of Family and Race in the 1930's Deep South
by Stefani Chudnow - Oct 5, 2023

Through this Sunday, October 8th, you can catch the new production of To Kill a Mockingbird at Wharton Center in East Lansing.

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is Coming to Palace Theater Waterbury in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 3, 2023

Get all the details on the complete casting for 'To Kill a Mockingbird' at Palace Theater Waterbury in November. Emmy Award winner Richard Thomas and original film 'Scout' Mary Badham headline this critically acclaimed production based on Harper Lee's classic novel. Don't miss out on this must-see show!

Review: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Bass Hall
by Sam Lisman - Sep 30, 2023

Bass Hall is a lovely host for an excellent recreation of Harper Lee’s seminal work.

Cast Announced for Third Season of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Tour; First Look!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 12, 2023

The complete cast has been announced for the third touring season of the First National Tour of tTo Kill a Mockingbird. Learn more about the cast and check out all new photos here!

by Stephi Wild - Sep 5, 2023

Brace yourself for a captivating journey as Northern Kentucky University's School of the Arts (NKU SOTA) opens its on-tour theatre season with the Tony Award-winning play 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.'

Review: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at John F. Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts
by Pamela Roberts - Aug 21, 2023

Seeing To Kill a Mockingbird, now at the Kennedy Center, isn’t the same experience as the novel you were quizzed on in high school or the classic 1962 film. Aaron Sorkin’s script and Bartlett Sher’s direction gain heightened context and nuance from the rise in racial violence in the last decade. The national tour with Richard Thomas as Atticus Finch, which visited D.C. in June 2022, is again at the Kennedy Center though August 27.

Review: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Ohio Theatre
by Paul Batterson - Jun 7, 2023

What did our critic think of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Ohio Theatre?

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Comes to the Bushnell
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2023

The Bushnell is thrilled to announce that tickets are on sale now for the highly anticipated First National Tour of Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird. The limited engagement will run for eight performances only from June 27 through July 2, 2023.

Kennedy Center GUYS AND DOLLS, Kevin Chamberlin, And More Win Helen Hayes Awards
by A.A. Cristi - May 22, 2023

This evening, the 2023 Helen Hayes Awards took place at The Anthem on the District Wharf, with over 1,600 theatre-makers and theatre supporters in attendance. Esteemed Washington theatre artists Naomi Jacobson, Erika Rose, Holly Twyford, and Christopher Michael Richardson hosted an evening showcasing the vibrant and diverse community of professional theatre artists in the Washington region.

Review: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Bass Concert Hall
by Joni Lorraine - May 12, 2023

What did our critic think of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Bass Concert Hall?

Review: Sorkin's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Is An Update Fit for the New Banned-Books Era �" Dr. Phillips Center
by Aaron Wallace - Mar 23, 2023

Can you kill a mockingbird today without overkilling it? Sixty-three years after Harper Lee's iconic American novel released to instant controversy and enduring acclaim - nary a high schooler gets to cap or gown without an essay on it - this is the challenge confronting playwright Aaron Sorkin. Worry not; this mockingbird has a new song to sing...

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Cast Announced For Houston Premiere at Broadway At The Hobby Center
by Stephi Wild - Mar 21, 2023

The complete cast is announced for the Houston premiere of 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. The production is scheduled to play April 25-30, 2023 as part of the Memorial Hermann Broadway at the Hobby Center 2022-2023 Season.

Review: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Hippodrome Theatre
by Daniel Collins - Mar 16, 2023

What did our critic think of TO KILL A MOCKING BIRD at Hippodrome Theatre? Chances are, if you're a product of the American education system, you read Harper Lee's 1960 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, in high school or college. And if you didn't, you've likely seen the 1962 film of the same name featuring Gregory Peck in perhaps his most famed role, lawyer and bastion of decency, Atticus Finch. The plot involving Atticus and his children, Scout and Jem, is in some ways, quite 'straightforward.' Atticus is asked to represent Tom Robinson, a black man falsely accused of raping a white woman. It's deep South, Alabama, 1934. It's not going to end well. However, it's what happens along the way, and afterwards, that makes this novel so worth reading, and this play, so worth watching.

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