TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD RETURNS TO REGENT’S PARK OPEN AIR THEATRE IN AUGUST 2014 FOR A LIMITED RUN, PRIOR TO A UK TOUR
Set in the Deep South, Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, To Kill A Mockingbird sees racial injustice envelop a small-town community. Through courage and compassion, lawyer Atticus Finch seeks the truth, and his daughter, Scout - a young girl on the cusp of adulthood - brings new hope to a neighbourhood in turmoil.
Robert Sean Leonard stars as Atticus. Best known for on the Fox medical drama House, he has performed in the Broadway productions of The Invention of Love (Tony Award), Long Day’s Journey Into Night (Tony nomination), Born Yesterday, The Violet Hour, The Music Man, The Iceman Cometh, Arcadia, Candida (Tony nomination),Philadelphia, Here I Come!, The Speed of Darkness, Breaking the Code and Brighton Beach Memoirs. At 19, he made his film debut in the acclaimed Dead Poets Society. His film credits include Much Ado About Nothing, The Age of Innocence, Mr. & Mrs. Bridge, Swing Kids, Tape, Chelsea Walls and Whit Stillman’s The Last Days of Disco.
★★★★★ 'Dramatic gold' The Times
★★★★ 'A production of tremendous heart and emotional depth' Daily Telegraph
★★★★ Timothy Sheader’s production… is a classic of a classic; straightforward, dignified and totally gripping' Sunday Express
★★★★ 'if one measure of a stage adaptation's success is that it sends you scurrying back to read the original novel, then this production scores highly' Guardian
★★★★ Evening Standard
Following his productions of The Crucible and Lord of the Flies, Artistic Director Timothy Sheader rediscovers this enduring classic To Kill A Mockingbird at the Open Air Theatre
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