To Kill a Mockingbird
Aaron Sorkin’s new play based on Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, To Kill a Mockingbird opens at the Gielgud Theatre.
Set in Alabama in 1934, To Kill Mockingbird centers on one of the most venerated characters in American literature, the small-town lawyer Atticus Finch. The cast of characters includes Atticus’s daughter Scout, her brother Jem, their housekeeper and caretaker Calpurnia, their visiting friend Dill, a mysterious neighbour the reclusive Arthur “Boo” Radley, and the other indelible residents of Maycomb, Alabama. Harper Lee’s enduring story of racial injustice and childhood innocence has sold more than 45 million copies worldwide. 2020 will mark the 60th anniversary of its publication.
Harper Lee’s enduring story of racial injustice and childhood innocence has sold 45 million copies worldwide. Next year marks the 60th anniversary of its publication. Since it began performances on Broadway the production has not played to an empty seat; becoming the most successful American play in Broadway history.
★★★★★ “All rise for the miracle that is ‘Mockingbird’. Unmissable and unforgettable. An American classic”- Rolling Stone
“It will change how you see the world. This is what great theatre is for. Aaron Sorkin’s ‘Mockingbird’ is filled with deep compassion and overwhelming humanity. Do not miss it.” – NY Post
“A ‘Mockingbird’ for our moment. Beautiful, elegiac, satisfying, even exhilarating” – New York Times
Rhys Ifans will play the iconic role of Atticus Finch. On stage, he recently played the title role in Eugene Ionesco’s Exit the King (National Theatre), The Fool in King Lear (Old Vic) and caused a sensation in the one-man show Protest Song (National Theatre). He also starred as Scrooge in A Christmas Carol (Old Vic). His extensive film work includes Official Secrets, Snowden, Shekhar Kapur’s Elizabeth, Greenberg directed by Noah Baumbach, Nanny McPhee, Harry Potter, Mr Nice, Anonymous, The Amazing Spider-Man, Enduring Love and, of course, Richard Curtis’ Notting Hill.
Book your To Kill Mockingbird tickets today!
Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London, W1D 6AR
Cancellation Policy: No refunds or exchanges available after purchase.
Duration: 2 hours and 25 minutes, including an interval.