Thursday, March 21, 2019

Backstage at To Kill a Mockingbird with Gideon Glick, Episode 3: Shubert Secrets by Broadway.com

To Kill a Mockingbird's Gideon Glick and co-star Stark Sands show us the Shubert Theatre like we've never seen it before.

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To Kill A Mockingbird Screening by Barry Gordin

Fathom Events and TCM Big Screen Classics Presents Screenings of Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird By: Ellis Nassour March 22, 2019: Experience one of the most significant mileston…

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Monday, March 18, 2019

Broadway Grosses: What the Constitution Means to Me Packs Hayes Theater in First Week by Broadway.com

The timely play What the Constitution Means to Me achieved a strong kickstart in its abbreviated first week on Broadway. The acclaimed new work penned by and starring two-time Obie winner…

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

Three on the Aisle: To Squabble Over a ‘Mockingbird’ by American Theatre Editors

The critics are back with a discussion of the 'To Kill a Mockingbird' controversy and a look at a day (and night) in the life of a theatre critic.

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Backstage at To Kill a Mockingbird with Gideon Glick, Episode 2: Liberated People by Broadway.com

To Kill a Mockingbird's Gideon Glick sits down with co-star Gbenga Akinnagbe to talk about Liberated People and more.

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Monday, March 11, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Network Proves Its Hit Status with Another Million-Dollar Week by Broadway.com

It was a week of celebration for the acclaimed play Network, Lee Hall and Ivo van Hove's acclaimed adaptation of Paddy Chayefsky's iconic film. As the show announced its recoupment, audienc…

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Broadway Box Office Climbs To $30M; Temptations Musical Nabs $872K by Greg Evans

With recent arrivals Kiss Me, Kate, Be More Chill, Ain’t Too Proud and King Lear adding to the till, Broadway box office last week took an 11% hike over the previous week, hitting $30,252,…

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Sunday, March 10, 2019

VIDEO: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Film Child Star Mary Badham Visits the Broadway Play by Stage Tube

Mary Badham, the former child star who played Scout in the 1962 film of To Kill a Mockingbird, recently stopped by the Broadway production

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The Saga Of ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ Adds A New Chapter As Publisher Of Older Play Sues Harper Lee’s Estate by Artsjournal2

The older production, familiar to millions, is the one threatened by the Broadway play and planned national tour. The problem? Too many agreements. “The latest dispute, over whether and wh…

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Friday, March 8, 2019

To Kill a Mockingbird’s Gbenga Akinnagbe on Surviving His ‘Dark’ Childhood, Dreaming of Becoming an Olympian & More by Ryan Gilbert

Gbenga Akinnagbe (Photos: Caitlin McNaney for Broadway.com)Jeff Daniels & Gbenga Akinnagbe in To Kill a Mockingbird (Photo by Julieta Cervantes)Though he’s best known for his role as t…

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TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Faces New Litigation After Regional Shut Downs by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld previously reported cancellations of a number of productions of theChristopher Sergelstage adaptation ofTo Kill A Mockingbird. According to the New York Times,president of Dram…

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‘Mockingbird’ Play Publisher Demands $500,000 From Harper Lee Estate by Alexandra Alter and Michael Paulson

A filing seeking arbitration says the estate allowed eight theaters around the United States to stage “To Kill a Mockingbird,” then flip-flopped at the last minute.

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

Episode 1: What's the Dill: Backstage at TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD with Gideon Glick by Broadway.com

In his first vlog for Broadway.com, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD's Gideon Glick welcomes us backstage at the Shubert Theatre and sits down with co-star Celia Keenan-Bolger.

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Backstage at To Kill a Mockingbird with Gideon Glick, Episode 1: Welcome! by Broadway.com

In his first vlog for Broadway.com, To Kill a Mockingbird's Gideon Glick welcomes us backstage at the Shubert Theatre and sits down with co-star Celia Keenan-Bolger.

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Monday, March 4, 2019

Broadway Grosses: The Temptations Heat Up the Stage with Ain't Too Proud Off to a Strong Start by Broadway.com

The Temptations are taking Broadway, and audiences couldn't be more on board. The hotly anticipated new musical Ain't Too Proud—The Life and Times of The Temptations reported solid numbers…

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To Kill a Mockingbird Standout Gideon Glick Is Broadway.com's Next Vlogger by Andy Lefkowitz

Gideon Glick, the celebrated actor currently appearing as Dill in To Kill a Mockingbird, has signed on to lead Broadway.com's new vlog—"What's the Dill?"—starting on March 7. The vlog wi…

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Sunday, March 3, 2019

After Wave Of Criticism, Those Canceled ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ Productions Can Go Forward Now by Artsjournal2

So it turns out that forcing theatres across the country to cancel or take down their productions of To Kill a Mockingbird just because a new one is on Broadway isn’t the most popular move…

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Saturday, March 2, 2019

Rudin offers affected community theaters the license to Sorkin’s ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ by Caitlin Huston

Producer Scott Rudin has offered to license the current Broadway production of “To Kill a Mockingbird” to community theaters who had been forced to cancel productions of the play under t…

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To Kill a Mockingbird producer says small theaters can use Sorkin script by Associated Press In New York

Scott Rudin had issued legal threats over different adaptation Offer intended to ‘ameliorate the hurt caused here’ Dozens of community and non-profit theaters across the US forced to ab…

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Friday, March 1, 2019

‘Mockingbird’ Producer Relents, Letting Local Plays Go Forward by Michael Paulson and Alexandra Alter

Facing criticism for making regional theaters cancel productions of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Scott Rudin said he would let them go on, using the new Aaron Sorkin script.

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Scott Rudin Allows Theatres to Stage the Aaron Sorkin-Penned To Kill a Mockingbird Following Legal Disputes by Ryan McPhee

The Broadway producer had threatened legal action against numerous theatres around the country that were staging an earlier stage adaptation of the Harper Lee novel.

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Scott Rudin Offers Community Theaters Rights To Aaron Sorkin's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Following Cancellations by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld previously reported cancellations of a number of productions of the Christopher Sergel stage adaptation of To Kill A Mockingbird, licensed by Dramatic Publishing, in the UK, Da…

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Scott Rudin Offers Community Theaters ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ After Controversy by Greg Evans

UPDATE, with response After some community theaters were forced to cancel planned productions of a 1991 version of To Kill A Mockingbird following litigation threats by Broadway producer Sco…

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US productions of To Kill a Mockingbird cancelled as rights clash with Broadway producer intensifies by Georgia Snow

Further productions of To Kill a Mockingbird have reportedly been shut down after legal threats by producer Scott Rudin over the rights

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Broadway Producer And Harper Lee’s Estate Are Shutting Down Local ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ Productions All Over America by Artsjournal1

“The theaters were planning to stage an adaptation of the novel by the playwright Christopher Sergel, which has been widely staged by adults and students for decades. Lawyers for the produ…

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Looking Forward to Spring: March - May 2019 by JK

2019 is in full swing, and now we are approaching the crunch of spring openings, with shows trying to get in under the wire for all of the awards. Exciting times for sure! This spring, we ar…

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Legal threats from Broadway’s ‘Mockingbird’ sink productions nationwide by Michael Paulson and Alexandra Alter

Dozens of community and nonprofit theaters across the U.S. have been forced to abandon productions of “To Kill a Mockingbird” under legal threat by Broadway and Hollywood producer Scott …

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Why small US theaters have canceled ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ by Mark Kennedy

Dozens of community and nonprofit theaters across the U.S. have been forced to abandon productions of “To Kill a Mockingbird” under legal threat

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