TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, Aaron Sorkin's new play based on Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, directed by Bartlett Sher, will open at the Gielgud Theatre next May. Rhys Ifans(Notting Hill, The Boat That Rocked, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows) will be starring in the iconic role of Atticus Finch.
Harper Lee's enduring story of racial injustice and childhood innocence has sold 45 million copies worldwide. Next year marks the 60th anniversary of its publication. Since it began performances on Broadway the production has not played to an empty seat; becoming the most successful American play in Broadway history.