To Kill a Mockingbird
Presented by Phoenix Theatre
By Christopher Sergel
Based on the novel by Harper Lee.
Directed by Julie Martin
The Phoenix Theatre invites you to this classic play set in Alabama
during the Great Depression. To Kill a Mockingbird follows the journey of Jem
and Scout Finch, whose father has been appointed to defend Tom Robinson, a
black man framed for a crime he didnít commit. As the trial progresses, Jem and
Scout witness their community in a tense tug of war between justice and racism.
This timeless classic compels us to take an honest look at our nationís past
and our moral responsibility to each other.
Theatre made its debut on October 21, 1993 at the Sheldon with a production of
Hart and Kaufman's great American comedy, You Can't Take It With You.
Since its inaugural performance, Phoenix Theatre has brought life and
professional respectability to many musicals, comedies, dramas, one acts and revues
including. Membership in Phoenix Theatre is open to anyone interested in
being part of a community theater organization. The group operates under the
leadership of an elected board and meets on the third Wednesday of each month
at 5:15pm in the Green Room of the Sheldon Theatre.