'A Time to Kill' to close on Broadway Nov. 17

Nov. 6, 2013 at 8:51 PM
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NEW YORK, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- "A Time to Kill," the Broadway play adapted from John Grisham's best-selling novel, is to close Nov. 17, producers announced Wednesday.

Preview performances began Sept. 28 at the John Golden Theatre. Opening night was Oct. 20.

"We are enormously proud to have brought John Grisham's 'A Time to Kill' to Broadway with an incredible creative team and an extraordinary ensemble of actors," producers Daryl Roth and Eva Price said in a joint statement. "We would like to thank Rupert Holmes, Ethan McSweeny, and the entire company of our production for -- as we all witnessed night after night -- thrilling our audiences with a compelling, essential story about justice and morality. We are extremely happy with the responses and reactions from our audiences."

Grisham is scheduled to welcome the audience at the Nov. 14 performance of "A Time to Kill" and talk about the novel, its sequel, his newest book "Sycamore Row," and the play.

Broadway's "A Time to Kill" stars Sebastian Arcelus as Jake Brigance; Jeffrey M. Bender as Deputy Looney; Dashiell Eaves as Pete Willard/Dr. Musgrove; J.R. Horne as Mr. Pate; Chike Johnson as Ozzie Walls; Patrick Page as Rufus Buckley; Tonya Pinkins as Gwen Hailey; John Procaccino as Drew Tyndale/W.T. Bass; Tijuana Ricks as Court Reporter; Lee Sellars as Cobb/Rhodeheaver/Grist; Tom Skerritt as Lucien Wilbanks; Fred Dalton Thompson as Judge Noose; John Douglas Thompson as Carl Lee Hailey; and Ashley Williams as Ellen Roark.

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