Robert Sean Leonard returns for Barbican’s To Kill A Mockingbird

To Kill A Mockingbird 2013 production). Photo by Johan Persson.

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 SeanLeonard in To Kill A Mockingbird. Photo by Hugo Glendinning.

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.

Tour Dates

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.

24 June – 25 July 2015

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