To Kill a Mockingbird
Experience the magic of Harper Lee’s classic book, To Kill a Mockingbird, brought to the stage by the eminent director Bartlett Sher at the Shubert Theater. Centered around the life of an innocent child who is thrust into a world of strife and racial injustice, this play is a deep reflection of human nature.
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why watch to kill a mockingbird
First published in 1960, Lee’s immortal book has won hearts for over five decades, never going out of print since its release. The play is filled with warmth and many comical moments, although it deals with heavy themes like racial inequality. The culture of racism in the ‘Deep South’ of the 1960’s is reflected perfectly by the play.
Atticus Finch, a widowed father, lives with his children Scout and Jem. The story is told from Scout’s perspective. They live in the quaint town of Maycomb in Alabama, a region suffering from the effects of the Great Depression in the 1930s. The story has a mystical and rustic vibe that is brought out beautifully through the eyes of a young country girl. When the racist white community of 1930s Maycomb accuses a black man named Tom Robinson of rape, Atticus Finch decides to defend the man in court. This leads to a series of disgusting and terrifying attacks on the accused and the family of the man defending the accused. Will Atticus find a way to get Tom acquitted?
Fans of the Book | Historical Fiction Lovers
"It is a lovely touch, and takes us straight back to childhood."
know before you go
The show is suitable for ages 5 and up with adult supervision
Children under 4 are not allowed
Shubert Theater has a seating capacity of 1502. Find the seating chart here
Strictly prohibited. If you'd like to grab a meal before or after the show, check out our guide to the 30 Best Restaurants in the Theater District
Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theater is air conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly
Your e-tickets need to be exchanged for physical tickets with our uniformed Headout hosts outside the theater.