“Majestic and incandescent, it’s filled with breath and nuance and soul.” With direction by Tony Award® winner Bartlett Sher, Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird — “the greatest novel of all time” (Chicago Tribune) — has quickly become “one of the greatest plays in history” (NPR). Take a look at some of the production photos below.
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THE “SCOTTSBORO BOYS” TRIAL: POWELL V. ALABAMA (1932) In this dramatization of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus makes reference to two US Supreme Court cases involving black boys and men accused of rape by white women. The verdicts of these two trials, Powell v. Alabama and Brown v. Mississippi, inform Atticus’s hope that […]
Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird is a quintessential Southern story, which means when seeing this show, you might be salivating for a taste of the South—grits, fried chicken, Creole spice, crawfish, catfish, and other classics that just evoke places like Alabama, where the story is set. Denver has a surprising abundance of Southern cuisine […]
If Denver’s Black culture has a heart, it is beating loud and strong in Five Points. Located at the intersection of 26th Avenue, 27th Street, Washington Street and Welton Street — four roads that create five vertices — is what was once known as “the Harlem of the West” for hosting jazz greats such as […]
Richard Thomas, who plays Atticus, and Jacqueline Williams, who plays Calpurnia, discuss playing two of the most beloved characters from Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. In Harper Lee’s celebrated novel To Kill a Mockingbird she wrote, “The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.” When the book was published […]
Aaron Sorkin’s stage adaptation to be part of DCPA’s Broadway and Theatre Company seasons