Broadway in Birmingham: ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ coming Nov. 14-19

(Alabama Theatre Guild)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The American Theatre Guild is pleased to present the history-making production of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin’s new play, directed by Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher and based on Harper Lee’s classic novel. Emmy Award-winning actor Richard Thomas is confirmed to star as Atticus Finch for the complete third touring season of the First National Tour. This production is part of the 23–24 Broadway in Birmingham series and will take the BJCC Concert Hall stage Nov. 14-19, 2023.

Tickets to Harper Lee’s TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD are available for purchase at, and the BJCC Central Ticket Office. Group ticket savings for 10-plus are available by contacting

Performances will be:

  • Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 7:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 7:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 16, at 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 17, at 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 18, at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, Nov. 19, at 1 p.m. and  6:30 p.m.

Richard Thomas as Atticus Finch has been embraced by critics and audiences alike. His performance has been called “Easily the most powerful work I’ve seen from Richard Thomas” (BWW Charlotte), “A memorable performance rarely seen in a touring Broadway production” (Curtain Up Phoenix), and “Sheer perfection – this role was made to be played by Thomas” (Around the Town Chicago). The Buffalo News proclaims “Both modestly human and divinely heroic. All rise for Richard Thomas,” and the Dallas Voice declares “Richard Thomas as Atticus Finch is at the height of his career.” Complete casting will be announced later.

Set in Alabama in 1934, Harper Lee’s enduring story of racial injustice and childhood innocence centers on one of the most venerated characters in American literature, 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 and a mysterious neighbor, the reclusive Arthur “Boo” Radley. The other indelible residents of Maycomb, Alabama, are Bob Ewell, Tom Robinson, prosecutor Horace Gilmer, Judge Taylor and Mayella Ewell.

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