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Broadway: Over Here, Once in a Lifetime. Off-Broadway includes Signature Plays (Edward Albee's The Sandbox, Maria Irene Fornes' Drowning, Adrienne Kennedy's Funnyhouse of a Negro), I Remember Mama, Happiness, The Night Hank Williams Died, Moe's Lucky Seven, Little Egypt, The Sum of Us, Marisol, and ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Over Here, Once in a Lifetime. Off-Broadway includes Signature Plays (Edward Albee's The Sandbox, Maria Irene Fornes' Drowning, Adrienne Kennedy's Funnyhouse of a Negro), I Remember Mama, Happiness, The Night Hank Williams Died, Moe's Lucky Seven, Little Egypt, The Sum of Us, Marisol, and ... (read complete bio)
Phyllis Somerville Has Passed Away at Age 76 Photo Phyllis Somerville Has Passed Away at Age 76
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2020

Deadline has reported that Phyllis Somerville, known for To Kill a Mockingbird on Broadway, television's The Big C and more, has passed away at age 76. Somerville died of natural causes at her home in New York City. 

Photo Coverage: Remembering Lynn Cohen Photo Photo Coverage: Remembering Lynn Cohen
by Walter McBride - Feb 19, 2020

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, actress Lynn Cohen who gained fame in 'Sex and the City' and 'The Hunger Games' died on February 14th. Cohen has appeared in over 120 movies as well as a string of Broadway and Off-Broadway plays and television appearances. She was 86. Today, BroadwayWorld remembers Cohen with a look back at some photos from our archives...

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 BWW News Desk - 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.

Aaron Sorkin Reveals Lawsuit Induced Changes to TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Photo Aaron Sorkin Reveals Lawsuit Induced Changes to TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by BWW News Desk - 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.

Scott Rudin Set to Produce TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Documentary for HBO Photo Scott Rudin Set to Produce TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Documentary for HBO
by TV News Desk - Apr 10, 2019

Scott Rudin announced that he is producing a two-hour documentary feature based on his hit Broadway play To Kill a Mockingbird for HBO, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

VIDEO: Diane Keaton Forms a Cheerleading Squad in the Trailer for POMS Photo VIDEO: Diane Keaton Forms a Cheerleading Squad in the Trailer for POMS
by Stage Tube - Feb 21, 2019

STXfilms has released the trailer for POMS, starring Diane Keaton. Watch the trailer below!

VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Wasn't Intimidated to Play Atticus Finch in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Photo VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Wasn't Intimidated to Play Atticus Finch in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Stage Tube - Feb 19, 2019

Jeff Daniels was a guest on last night's episode of 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.' During the interview, Daniels talks about playing Atticus Finch in Aaron Sorkin's Broadway adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird and even shows Jimmy some of his vocal warmups!

Wake Up With BWW 2/18: MCP Presents THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL Tonight, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 2/18: MCP Presents THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL Tonight, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 18, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Happy Monday! Kick off a brand new week by catching up on the latest Broadway news!

Video: The Clintons Receive A Warm Welcome At TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD On Broadway Photo Video: The Clintons Receive A Warm Welcome At TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD On Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Hillary and Bill Clinton made a stir tonight at the Broadway adaptation of Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird. The former president and secretary of state received a warm welcome from the sold-out crowd as they made their way to their seats. See video below!

VIDEO: Go Inside the Shubert Theatre for Opening Night of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD! Photo VIDEO: Go Inside the Shubert Theatre for Opening Night of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD!
by Stage Tube - Dec 20, 2018

Just last week, To Kill A Mockingbird officially opened at the Shubert Theatre. Below, get an intimate look at opening night as the cast prepares for their first official bows!

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Photo Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Walter McBride - Dec 14, 2018

To Kill A Mockingbird officially opened last night at the Shubert Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos from the opening night red carpet below!

Review Roundup: See The Critics Verdict On TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD On Broadway Photo Review Roundup: See The Critics Verdict On TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD On Broadway
by Review Roundups - Dec 13, 2018

Jeff Daniels stars in Aaron Sorkin's adaptation of the classic novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, opening on Broadway tonight!

Wake Up With BWW 12/13: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Opens, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 12/13: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Opens, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 13, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: To Kill a Mockingbird officially opens tonight, and more!

BWW TV: Aaron Sorkin, Jeff Daniels & More Talk Bringing TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD From Pa Photo BWW TV: Aaron Sorkin, Jeff Daniels & More Talk Bringing TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD From Page to Stage
by TV - Press Previews - Dec 5, 2018

Previews are currently underway at the Shubert Theatre for the Broadway production of Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird, a new play by Aaron Sorkin, starring Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch. Daniels, Sorkin, and the rest of the company just met the press to talk all about bringing the classic story to life onstage. Find out what they had to say below!

Photo Flash: First Look at Jeff Daniels & More in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD on Broadway! Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Jeff Daniels & More in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

Previews are currently underway at the Shubert Theatre for the Broadway production of Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird, a new play by Aaron Sorkin, starring Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch. Check out photos of the cast in action below!

VIDEO: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Cast and Creatives Discuss the Show on 60 Minutes Photo VIDEO: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Cast and Creatives Discuss the Show on 60 Minutes
by Stage Tube - Nov 26, 2018

60 Minutes aired a feature last night, November 25, on the new play To Kill a Mockingbird.

VIDEO: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Cast Talks the Play's Resonance Photo VIDEO: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Cast Talks the Play's Resonance
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2018

Playwright Aaron Sorkin recently sat down with cast members from To Kill A Mockingbird to talk about the play's resonance today.

Meet the Cast of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD- Now in Previews! Photo Meet the Cast of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Nov 1, 2018

The Broadway production of Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird, a new play by Aaron Sorkin, starring Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch, begins previews tonight, Thursday, November 1. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Will Offer $29 Rush Tickets Photo TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Will Offer $29 Rush Tickets
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2018

Beginning with its first preview tomorrow (Thursday, November 1), a limited number of balcony seats will be sold as rush tickets, priced at $29, to Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, the new play by Aaron Sorkin, directed by Bartlett Sher, and starring Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch. Rush tickets will be limited to 2 per person and will only be available at the Shubert Theatre box office (225 West 44 Street) beginning at 10am on the day of the performance.

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Will Offer $10 Tickets For New York City Public Middle And High Photo TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Will Offer $10 Tickets For New York City Public Middle And High School Students
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

The upcoming Broadway production of Harper Lee's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, a new play by Aaron Sorkin, starring Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch, has announced a partnership with the New York City Department of Education which will make $10 tickets available to middle and high school students throughout the New York City public school system.

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