Co-directors Taylor Dobbs and Amy Miller-Martin have announced the casting for the production To Kill A Mockingbird. The drama, adapted by Christopher Sergel from the beloved American novel by Harper Lee, tells the story of a young Scout and her brother Jem as they observe their widowed father’s courageous defense of the young negro unfairly accused of a grave crime.
Cast as Jean Louis Finch, the adult Scout and narrator, making her BLT debut, is Carolyn Dockery; the role of young Scout will be Jayce Welch and Scout’s brother Jem, will be portrayed by Kellen Solomon. Last seen as Officer Lockstock in Urinetown, actor, Ryan Martin, will portray the children’s father and attorney, Atticus Finch. Additional cast members include a couple of Dixie Swim Club actresses, Tammy Calaway and Patti Meiners as neighbors. Missouri Wilkinson also portrays a neighbor along with BLT newcomer Bryant Crawford as Nathan (Boo) Radley. Other cast members, including past and new BLT performers are Chelsea Denard, Claude Cook, David Helms, John Meiners, Kenny Wade, Mary Citizen, Michael Davis, Randy Robinson, Robert Richard, and Tanner Files.
Also assisting Miller-Martin and Dobbs on this production will be Stephen Bent, Bella Hockaday, Dennis Garza and Samuel Estrada.
Production dates are set for September 28, 29, 30, October 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 2012.
Tickets are $15. and may be purchased online at baytown.littletheater.org
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