Jeff Daniels returns to the role of Atticus Finch in ‘To Kill a Mockingbird.’ (Photo provided by DKC O&M)
Maycomb has some new citizens: To Kill a Mockingbird has announced the full cast of the Broadway production, which will resume performances at the Shubert Theatre on October 5, 2021. Original stars Jeff Daniels (Tony-nominated for his portrayal of the iconic lawyer Atticus Finch) and Celia Keenan-Bolger (who won her first Tony Award for playing Scout Finch) will lead the cast, as previously announced, and they will be joined by a bevy of actors, some new to the production and some reprising their roles.
The just-announced cast will feature St. Vincent‘s Portia as the Finch’s maid and maternal figure Calpurnia; Godspell, Spring Awakening, and Weed‘s Hunter Parrish as the impressionable Jem Finch; King Lear and I Was Most Alive with You‘s Russell Harvard returning to his role of town outsider Link Deas; and The Juilliard School’s Michael Braugher as wrongly-convicted Tom Robinson. Also joining the company are Neal Huff as Bob Ewell, Erin Wilhelmi as Mayella Ewell, Noah Robbins as Dill Harris, Zachary Booth as Horace Gilmer, Gordon Clapp as Judge John Taylor, Patricia Conolly as Mrs. Dubose, Christopher Innvar as Sheriff Heck Tate, Ted Koch as Mr. Cunningham and Amelia McClain as Miss Stephanie.
Rounding out the cast in ensemble roles are Ian Bedford, Rosalyn Coleman, Anne-Marie Cusson, Michael Bryan French, Steven Lee Johnson, Tyler Lea, Mariah Lee, Geoffrey Allen Murphy, Luke Smith, Yaegel T. Welch, and William Youmans.
Since the production closed due to COVID, To Kill a Mockingbird has also hired an Associate Director of Cultural Coordinator (Tavia Rivée Jefferson) and Cornerstone Consulting HR President (Colette Luckie) to head human resources.
Emmy and Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin wrote the stage version of To Kill a Mockingbird, which is based on the novel of the same name by Harper Lee. Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher directed the acclaimed production.