“To Kill a Mockingbird”

Original stars joining Broadway’s ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

1/2AP21161099469226 FILE – In this Sunday, June 9, 2019, file photo, Celia Keenan-Bolger accepts the award for best performance by an actress in a featured role in a play for “To Kill a Mockingbird” at the 73rd annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall, in New York. Fans of the Broadway adaptation of “To Kill a Mockingbird” will get…

‘Mockingbird’ Courthouse Gets Preservation Grant

MONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) – The south Alabama courthouse linked to Harper Lee’s novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” is receiving a preservation grant. The program Partners in Preservation says the old Monroe County Courthouse in Monroeville is receiving $125,000 to repair serious structural problems in a wall. Recipients were announced following an online vote. The 115-year-old old courthouse is now a…

Play About Truman Capote, Harper Lee to Premiere in Alabama

MONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) – A new play about the relationship between Alabama authors Truman Capote and Harper Lee will have its debut performances in their hometown of Monroeville. “Truman Talks Nelle Harper Lee” is set to premiere at the old Monroe County courthouse on Sept. 27. It runs through Sept. 29. The play was written and is performed by Broadway…

“To Kill A Mockingbird” Broadway Producer Offers a Compromise

Will allow small theater groups to put on HIS version,

TKAM Author Harper Lee with the sequel she wrote. Lee died on February 19, 2016. LOS ANGELES (AP) – The producer of Broadway’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” is offering a compromise to community and nonprofit theaters that were forced to abandon productions of the play under legal threat. In a statement provided Saturday to The Associated Press, producer Scott Rudin…

First Broadway Production of TKAM Opens This Week

Stars Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch

A lawsuit by the estate of Alabama native Harper Lee and a counter-suit by producer  Aaron Sorkin were settled earlier this year, clearing the way for the production, which opens on Thursday. From the 60 Minutes interview with Daniels: Jeff Daniels: “I wish I could’ve told that 21-year-old kid back in 1976, “It’s going to happen for you. But you’re…

A Broadway Production of TKAM Opens Next Month…

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Harper Lee Estate Sues Over ‘Mockingbird’ Broadway Version

The estate of “To Kill a Mockingbird” author Harper Lee has filed suit over an upcoming Broadway adaptation of the novel. The federal lawsuit filed this week in Alabama argues that screenwriter Aaron Sorkin’s script wrongly alters Atticus Finch and other characters from the book. It asks a judge to enforce part of the contract for the play. The suit…