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Baize Buzan Joins To Kill a Mockingbird

Baize Buzan to Star Alongside Greg Kinnear in To Kill a Mockingbird

There’s a new Scout coming to Broadway! Producer Barry Diller announced that original cast member Baize Buzan will return to To Kill a Mockingbird, the most successful American play in Broadway history, as Scout Finch. Beginning on January 5, 2022, Buzan joins Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award winner Greg Kinnear as he makes his Broadway debut as Atticus Finch.

Written by Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin with direction by Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher, To Kill a Mockingbird celebrated its return to Broadway at the Shubert Theatre on October 5, 2021, playing its first performance since the shutdown in March 2020. Tony Award nominee Jeff Daniels (Atticus Finch) and Tony Award winner Celia Keenan-Bolger (Scout Finch) played their final performances on Sunday, January 2.

The cast also includes Portia as Calpurnia, Hunter Parrish as Jem Finch, Michael Braugher as Tom Robinson, Russell Harvard as Link Deas, Neal Huff as Bob Ewell, Erin Wilhelmi as Mayella Ewell, Noah Robbins as Dill Harris, Zachary Booth as Horace Gilmer, Gordon Clapp as Judge John Taylor, Patricia Conolly as Mrs. Dubose, Christopher Innvar as Sheriff Heck Tate, Ted Koch as Mr. Cunningham, and Amelia McClain as Miss Stephanie, with Scout Backus, Ian Bedford, Rosalyn Coleman, Anne-Marie Cusson, Michael Bryan French, Steven Lee Johnson, Tyler Lea, Geoffrey Allen Murphy, Luke Smith, Yaegel T. Welch, and William Youmans rounding out the ensemble. Mariah Lee joins the cast as Mayella Ewell beginning January 11.

Set in Alabama in 1934, Harper Lee’s enduring story of racial injustice and childhood innocence centers on one of the most venerated characters in American literature, the small-town lawyer Atticus Finch, played by Daniels. The cast of characters includes Atticus’s daughter Scout, her brother Jem, their housekeeper and caretaker, Calpurnia, their visiting friend Dill, and a mysterious neighbor, the reclusive Arthur “Boo” Radley.

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