The fight for justice is officially over: A Time to Kill will play its final performance on November 17 at the Golden Theatre on Broadway. Directed by Ethan McSweeny, the new stage adaptation of John Grisham’s bestselling novel opened October 20. Adapted by Rupert Holmes, the production stars Sebastian Arcelus and Patrick Page.
A Time To Kill features Arcelus as Jake Brigance, Page as Rufus Buckley, Douglas Thompson as Carl Lee Hailey, Fred Dalton Thompson as Judge Noose, Ashley Williams as Ellen Roark, Tony winner Tonya Pinkins as Gwen Hailey, Emmy winner Tom Skerritt as Lucien Wilbanks, Chike Johnson as Ozzie Walls, Jeffrey M. Bender as Deputy Looney, Dashiell Eaves as Pete Willard, John Procaccino as Drew Tyndale, Tijuana Ricks as Court Reporter and Lee Sellars as Billy Ray Cobb.
The courtroom drama tells the story of idealistic lawyer Jake Brigance (Arcelus), who agrees to represent Carl Lee Hailey, a father who is put on trial for murdering the two men who commit an unspeakable crime against his daughter. As Brigance delves deeper into the court case, he becomes involved in a heated debate that shakes the entire town to its core.
A Time to Kill features set design by James Noone, costume design by David C. Woolard, lighting design by Jeff Croiter, sound design by Lindsay Jones and projection design by Jeff Sugg.