The acclaimed Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre production of To Kill A Mockingbird is transferring to London’s Barbican after a national UK tour, it was announced yesterday.
Following two hugely successful runs at the Open Air Theatre, To Kill a Mockingbird will return to London from June 24 until July 25 with Robert Sean Leonard reprising the role of Atticus Finch exclusively at the Barbican.
Tickets will go on sale to the public on Tuesday at 10am.
Robert Sean Leonard is a Tony award-winning American actor best known for playing Dr James Wilson in the TV series House, and Neil Perry in the 1989 movie Dead Poets Society.
Having frequently performed on and off Broadway since 1986, To Kill a Mockingbird at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre in 2013 marked Robert’s critically acclaimed return to the London stage for the first time in 22 years.
Directed by Timothy Sheader, To Kill a Mockingbird originally opened Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s 2013 season to critical acclaim and sell out performances.
Due to popular demand, it has returned for two weeks this summer and begins a UK tour on 16 September.
The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, 16 September–20 September Theatre Royal, Norwich, 22 September–27 September Malvern Theatres, Malvern, 29 September–4 October New Victoria Theatre, Woking, 6–11 October Curve Theatre, Leicester, 13–18 October New Theatre, Cardiff, 21–25 October Wycombe Swan Theatre, 3–8 November Arts Theatre, Cambridge, 17–22 November New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham, 25–29 November.
Theatre Royal, Bath, 12-17 January Chichester Festival Theatre, 20-24 January The Lyceum, Sheffield, 26-31 January Theatre Royal, Glasgow, 3-7 February King’s Theatre, Edinburgh, 9–14 February His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen, 16–21 February Theatre Royal, Nottingham, 23–28 February Orchard Theatre, Dartford, 3–7 March Milton Keynes Theatre, 10-14 March The Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, 17–21 March West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds, 24 March–4 April Theatre Royal, Plymouth, 14–18 April Theatre Royal, Newcastle, 20–25 April Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham, 27 April–2 May Richmond Theatre, 12–16 May The Lowry, Salford, 19–23 May.