To Kill a Mockingbird transfers from Broadway to London’s Gielgud Theatre in Spring 2020!
To Kill a Mockingbird is making the journey from Broadway to the West End in 2020. After an extremely successful Broadway debut that landed Aaron Sorkin’s new production of To Kill a Mockingbird 9 Tony Award nominations, London is eagerly awaiting the transfer. To Kill a Mockingbird are on sale now! Be among the first to swoop in and grab your tickets for the best seats before they all get snatched up.
To Kill a Mockingbird play tickets are on sale now for the London transfer!
Harper Lee’s incredible novel won the Pulitzer Prize and was long on the top of banned book lists. The story was inspired by Lee’s childhood in Alabama and follows Atticus Finch and his daughter Scout. Known as one of literature’s towering symbols of honesty and compassion lawyer Atticus Finch seeks the truth in a town that seems determined to hide it.
This Pulitzer Prize-winning novel has seen many adaptations over the years including an Academy Award-winning film and multiple adaptations for the stage. An adaptation by Christopher Sergel played in the UK on and off from 2006, including a production at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in London in 2013 and 2014 ahead of a UK tour.
New Adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird
This new adaptation of the classic novel sees things in a different light. Don’t expect Atticus to be the shining beacon of virtue you have always known him to be. This new adaptation comes from Aaron Sorkin. The show opened at Broadway’s Shubert Theatre in December of 2018. The show opened to great success and has been well received by critics and audiences alike. The show earned an impressive 9 Tony Award nominations and came away with the award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play. Among many other nominations, the show would go on to win a Drama Desk Award and an Outer Critics Circle Award.
To Kill a Mockingbird London cast and creatives
The West End cast of To Kill a Mockingbird stars *Rhys Ifans (On Bear Ridge, King Lear), who will headline the show in the lead role of Atticus Finch, originated on Broadway by Jeff Daniels (Dumb and Dumber). Further casting for the Gielgud Theatre transfer of To Kill a Mockingbird will be announced in due course.
*Rhys Ifans will portray Atticus Finch until 10 October 2020 only!!!
*Rhys Ifans will NOT be appearing as Atticus Finch from 7-12 September.
The cast of the Broadway premiere of To Kill a Mockingbird have heard high praise from all quarters. The original cast of To Kill a Mockingbird features Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch, Celia Keenan-Bolger and Will Pullen as Scout and Jem Finch. They were joined by Gideon Glick as Dill Harris, Fred Weller as Bob Ewell, Gbenga Akinnagbe as Tom Robinson, Stark Sands as Horace Gilmer, Dakin Matthews as Judge Taylor, Erin Wilhelmi as Mayella Ewell, Neal Huff as Link Deas, Danny Wolohan as Boo Radley and LaTanya Richardson as Calpurnia.
The cast have been highly regarded, multiple of the actors earning nominations for their roles in the production and with Celia Keenan-Bolger earning 3 major awards for her portrayal of Scout. There are currently unconfirmed rumours circulating that Ed Harris may take over for actor Jeff Daniels in the leading role. No announcements have been made about the West End cast of To Kill a Mockingbird but keep your eye on our news page for the most up to date information.
The Broadway run was directed by Bartlett Sher who earned multiple award nominations for his work.
The West End’s Gielgud will be the To Kill a Mockingbird theatre. London has been anxiously awaiting this transfer and now the tickets have finally arrived! You’ll want to get your To Kill a Mockingbird tickets as soon as possible to secure the best seats at the best prices!