Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, Samuel L. Jackson at To Kill a Mockingbird Opening
Jessica Chastain, Iman, and more were also on hand to welcome the new play to Broadway.
The Broadway production of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, adapted for the stage by Aaron Sorkin and directed by Bartlett Sher, celebrated its opening at the Shubert Theatre on December 13. The celebration brought out a who's who of celebrities. Check out the stars in the gallery below.
Written during the early years of the civil rights movement, at a time when Jim Crow laws were still in effect in many Southern states, To Kill a Mockingbird is set in 1934 Alabama and tells a story of racial injustice and childhood innocence surrounding small-town lawyer Atticus Finch (Jeff Daniels) and his daughter Scout (Celia Keenan-Bolger). The narrative also follows her brother Jem (Will Pullen); their visiting friend, Dill (Gideon Glick); and their mysterious neighbor, the reclusive Arthur "Boo" Radley (Danny Wolohan).
Also featured in the cast are Frederick Weller (Bob Ewell), Gbenga Akinnagbe (Tom Robinson), Stark Sands (Horace Gilmer), Dakin Matthews (Judge Taylor), Erin Wilhelmi (Mayella Ewell), LaTanya Richardson Jackson (Calpurnia), Neal Huff, Danny McCarthy, Phyllis Somerville, and Liv Rooth.