Aaron Sorkin and To Kill a Mockingbird Original Cast Members to Join Soledad O’Brien and More in Conversation

Industry News   Aaron Sorkin and To Kill a Mockingbird Original Cast Members to Join Soledad O’Brien and More in Conversation
 
Tony winner Celia Keenan-Bolger, Gbenga Akinnagbe, NYC Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, and more will discuss creating change in the criminal justice system.
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On January 30, To Kill a Mockingbird playwright Aaron Sorkin will join members of the original Broadway cast (Tony winner Celia Keenan-Bolger and Gbenga Akinnagbe), NYC Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, Exonerated 5 Kevin Richardson, Color of Change CEO Rashad Robinson, and more in a discussion about today’s criminal justice system and how to create change within it.

The multimedia event known as The Mockingbird Project will be moderated by Soledad O’Brien and take place on the stage of New York City’s Town Hall, beginning at 7PM.

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The evening is directed by Akinnagbe, who originated the role of Tom Robinson, the black farmhand falsley accused and convicted of raping a white woman, in the Broadway play. The Mockingbird Project is presented by the Innocence Project and Liberated People.
Tickets go on sale January 10 at noon. Click here for tickets and more information.

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