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A TIME TO KILL Will Close on Broadway on Nov 17

BROADWAY’S

A   T I M E   T O   K I L L

SETS CLOSING DATE

COURTROOM DRAMA WILL PLAY
FINAL PERFORMANCE ON

NOVEMBER 17, 2013

JOHN GRISHAM TO RETURN TO THE GOLDEN THEATRE
TO HOST THE NOVEMBER 14TH PERFORMANCE

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New York, NY – Producers Daryl Roth and Eva Price announced today that A Time to Kill, the new Broadway play adapted from John Grisham’s best-selling novel, will close on Sunday, November 17, 2013  at the John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street).  Performances began on September 28, 2013, and opening night was October 20, 2013.

 

Producers Roth and Price said: “We are enormously proud to have brought John Grisham’s A Time to Kill to Broadway with an incredible creative team and an extraordinary ensemble of actors.  We would like to thank Rupert Holmes, Ethan McSweeny, and the entire company of our production for—as we all witnessed night after night—thrilling our audiences with a compelling, essential story about justice and morality. We are extremely happy with the responses and reactions from our audiences."

Also announced: On Thursday, November 14, best-selling author John Grisham is scheduled to welcome the audience prior to the 7PM performance of A Time to Kill with remarks on the novel, the play and  the sequel, his newest book Sycamore Row.  For tickets and information on this night as well as the remaining performances, visit www.atimetokillonbroadway.com.

A Time to Killthe popular courtroom drama, tells the emotionally charged, now-iconic story of a young, idealistic lawyer, Jake Brigance, defending a black man, Carl Lee Hailey, for taking the law into his own hands following an unspeakable crime committed against his young daughter.  Their small Mississippi town is thrown into upheaval, and Jake finds himself arguing against the formidable district attorney, Rufus Buckley, and under attack from both sides of a racially divided city.  This drama is a thrilling courtroom battle where the true nature of what is right and what is moral are called into question.

The casting breakdown is as follows: Sebastian Arcelus as Jake Brigance; Jeffrey M. Bender as Deputy Looney; Dashiell Eaves as Pete Willard/DR Musgrove; J.R. Horne as Mr. Pate; Chike Johnson as Ozzie Walls, Patrick Page as Rufus Buckley; Tonya Pinkins as Gwen Hailey; John Procaccino as Drew Tyndale/WT Bass; Tijuana Ricks as Court Reporter; Lee Sellars as Cobb/Rhodeheaver/Grist; Tom Skerritt as Lucien Wilbanks; Fred Dalton Thompson as Judge Noose; John Douglas Thompson as Carl Lee Hailey; and Ashley Williams as Ellen Roark. 

The design team for A Time to Kill features scenic design by James Noone, costume design by Tony Award® nominee David C. Woolard, lighting design by Tony Award® winner Jeff Croiter, original music and sound design by Lindsay Jones, and projection design by Jeff Sugg.  

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Andrew C. McGibbon

 

 

Andrew C. McGibbon has spent the past thirty years working in live theatre as a stage manager, general manager, producer and leader in the convergence of Broadway and online.

Mr. McGibbon worked as a stage manager and general manager for ten years. In 1994 he created a website devoted to live theatre, BroadwayWorld-Wide.com. The site was subsequently bought by, and became Playbill.com. He continued to manage the site for Playbill for four years. In 2000 he became the website manager for TonyAwards.com. With the 2008-09 season he finished his ninth year on the show. He has also worked as a webmaster for the Broadway LeagueJazz at Lincoln Center, and as the Director of Digital Media for the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.

Since 2015, Andrew has been working as an architectural photographer and virtual tour photographer known for his photography of theatres such as the Kimmel Center, Tanglewood, Signature Theatre Company, Roundabout Theatre Company, Arena Stage and the Goodspeed Opera House.

Mr. McGibbon is a member of the American Theatre Critics Association, the Independent Theatre Bloggers AssociationActors' Equity Association and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, as well as the American Society of Media Photographers

In addition to his work in the theatrical industry, Mr. McGibbon is also a partner in Simple Solutions Distributing, a manufacturer of filtration equipment for the waste-water industry.

Photo: Elizabeth Leitzell

 

 

 

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