Richard Thomas stars as Atticus Finch in ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre

February 19, 2024
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ATLANTA - August 4: Fox Theatre August 4, 2014 in Atlanta, GA. Though once facing demolition, the theater was saved and is now a National Historic landmark which attracts roughly 750,000 people annually.

🎭 The Gist: Emmy Award-winning Richard Thomas shines as Atticus Finch in Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” coming to Atlanta’s Fox Theatre from May 7-12.

📚 The Details: The critically acclaimed production, directed by Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher and based on Harper Lee’s classic novel, is part of its First National Tour. Atlanta’s engagement, from May 7 to May 12, offers residents a limited chance to see the show at the Fox Theatre. Tickets go on sale March 1.

📈 By The Numbers:

  • More than 500 performances across 44 cities
  • Over 1 million theatergoers (1,149,658 as of August 27, 2023)
  • Highest-grossing play ever to tour North America

🌍 The Big Picture: Since its Broadway debut in November 2018, “To Kill a Mockingbird” has become the highest-grossing American play in Broadway history, with a significant impact on audiences worldwide, including a historic performance for 18,000 New York City public school students at Madison Square Garden.

💡 Why It Matters: This tour offers Atlanta audiences a profound theatrical experience, showcasing a story of racial injustice and moral integrity through a spectacular performance by Richard Thomas as Atticus Finch.

🎟 What’s Next?: Following the Atlanta performances, the tour will continue to bring Harper Lee’s essential story to audiences across North America.

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