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To Kill A Mockingbird - Broadway

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Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning American classic To Kill a Mockingbird comes to Broadway for the first time in a new adaptation by Aaron Sorkin and directed by Bartlett Sher.

This new interpretation of the beloved, iconic American story retells the story of one of literature's towering symbols of integrity and righteousness, Atticus Finch, in a way made even more poignant for today. Told by Atticus' daughter Scout, based on herself, we see a world of pain and inequity through the eyes youthful innocence.

Schedule

Running Time: Two hours and 35 minutes, with one intermission

Tuesdays at 7:00pm

Wednesdays at 1:00pm & 7:00pm

Thursdays at 7:00pm

Fridays at 8:00pm

Saturdays at 2:00pm & 8:00pm

Sundays at 2:00pm

Shubert Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
225 West 44th St.
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Featured Reviews For To Kill A Mockingbird


‘Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, a New Play by Aaron Sorkin’ and ‘A Child’s Christmas in Wales’ Reviews: Perils and Perks of Reworking Classics - Wall Street Journal
Christopher Sergel's workmanlike 1991 stage adaptation of "Mockingbird," a regional-theater staple that I saw done three years ago by Florida's Orlando Shakespeare Theatre, is both truer to the book and far more dramatically effective. Moreover, that company's small-scale staging, sensitively directed by Thomas Ouellette, was superior in every way to Bartlett Sher's overblown, over-designed Broadway version, which is devoid of credible local color (hardly anybody on stage acts or sounds as if they've ever traveled much farther south than Cleveland). Mr. Daniels, a fine actor whom I suspect has been disserved by his director, paints Atticus with the coarsest of brushes, though the sad truth is that save for Adam Guettel's homespun incidental music and a handful of strong performances, most notably by Mr. Akinnagbe and Dakin Matthews, who plays the judge, nothing about this "Mockingbird" is any good at all. Shame on Harper Lee's estate for letting it happen.

Broadway Review: ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ - Variety
Against all odds, writer Aaron Sorkin and director Bartlett Sher have succeeded in crafting a stage-worthy adaptation of Harper Lee's classic American novel "To Kill a Mockingbird." The ever-likable Daniels, whose casting was genius, gives a strong and searching performance as Atticus Finch, the small-town Southern lawyer who epitomizes the ideal human qualities of goodness, tolerance and decency. Celia Keenan-Bolger, best remembered for "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" but grown up now, is smart, funny, and entirely convincing as Scout, Atticus's precocious 6-year-old daughter and the narrator of the story. The rest of the large and very fine cast perform their parts with all their hearts, under Sher's impeccably fine-tuned direction.


 



 

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 28, 2020
Under typical circumstances, it would be a difficult task to judge just how much a piece of theater is affecting an audience. The average age of a theatergoer hovers in the range of 40 to 45 years old, and by then social mores have taken over and hammered in the rules of 'proper' theater etiquette. You may hear measured laughs and gasps or catch a few tears slipping out, but for the most part, instinctual, visceral and verbal reactions are reeled in. But, when you take a Broadway play and put it in front of 18,000 students in one of the world's most famous arenas, the energy rises to match its surroundings. High points are celebrated with deafening cheers, the dislike of characters is vocalized, and the silences are heightened. When Aaron Sorkin's To Kill A Mockingbird became the first ever Broadway play to perform at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, the sheer magnitude of the surroundings and the unbridled energy that comes from 18,000 kids sharing a space made it impossible to forget for even a second that history was unfolding in front of your eyes.
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2020
Just yesterday, 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.
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 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.
by BWW News Desk - February 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.
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2020
Today, 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 New York's Madison Square Garden.
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 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.
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2020
Producers Scott Rudin and Barry Diller announced today that Academy Award nominee and two-time Emmy Award winner Greg Kinnear will make his Broadway debut in the iconic role of 'Atticus Finch' in 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, beginning Tuesday, April 21. Two-time Golden Globe® winner Ed Harris' final performance will be on Sunday, April 19.
by BWW News Desk - January 28, 2020
Aaron Sorkin joins original cast members of the current Broadway production TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD to take an unflinching look at today's criminal justice system.
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2020
Aaron Sorkin joins original cast members of the current Broadway production TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD to take an unflinching look at today's criminal justice system with member of the Exonerated 5 Kevin Richardson, NYC Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, Color of Change CEO Rashad Robinson and more! Moderated by Soledad O'Brien, this multi-media event will be a discussion and open forum dialogue that will explore ways all of us can foster change in our criminal justice system.
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2019
New York City students will get to attend a free performance of To Kill A Mockingbird in 2020, staged at Madison Square Garden!
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2019
The record-breaking production Broadway production of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird welcomes a slew of new cast members in its second year on Broadway!
by Stage Tube - December 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.
by Stage Tube - December 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.'
by Stage Tube - November 25, 2019
Four-time Oscar nominee Ed Harris stopped by CBS This Morning on Saturday to talk about taking over for Jeff Daniels in To Kill a Mockingbird on Broadway. Harris talks with Jamie Wax talks with him about playing Atticus Finch and how he makes the role his own.
by BWW News Desk - November 21, 2019
Producer Scott Rudin announced today that 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher and based on Harper Lee's classic novel, will be a part of Center Theatre Group's 2020 - 2021 season at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. Tony Award nominee and Emmy Award winner Richard Thomas will perform the role of Atticus Finch.