Sebastian Arcelus, Erin Davie, Dion Graham, et al. Set for Arena Stage's A Time to Kill
The work depicts a Mississippi town's upheaval when Carl Lee Hailey takes the law into his own hands following an unspeakable crime committed against his daughter. Now on trial for murder, Carl Lee's only hope lies with one young, idealistic lawyer Jake Brigance, who is outmatched by the formidable district attorney, Rufus Buckley, and under attack from both sides of a racially divided city.
The cast will feature Sebastian Arcelus (Jake Brigance), Dion Graham (Carl Lee Hailey), Rosie Benton (Ellen Roark), Erin Davie (Carla Brigance), Brennan Brown (Rufus Buckley), and Jeffrey M. Bender, Trena Bolden Fields, Jonathan Lincoln Fried, Deborah Hazlett, Joe Isenberg, Chike Johnson, Michael Marcan, Hugh Nees, Evan Thompson, and John C. Vennema
The creative team will feature James Noone (sets), Karen Perry (costumes), York Kennedy (lighting), Lindsay Jones (sound), and Jeff Sugg (projections).