This 'Mockingbird' will speak to you

Aaron Krause • Jul 16, 2014 at 6:07 PM

You likely haven't experienced "To Kill a Mockingbird" as it's being presented at Weathervane Playhouse in Newark.

Past, present and future collide in this production of the layered, touching story.

It's been required reading in schools for decades -- and Weathervane's commendable production, which runs through Saturday, is required viewing.

In a wise move, director Kevin Connell sits some audience members where the actors playing jurors would sit in the trial of Tom Robinson, the black, basically one-armed, honorable man accused of raping a white woman. It's as though they're forced to see things from the jurors' point of view, misguided though it may be.

NOTE: Aaron Krause's review of this production was published Tuesday in the Norwalk Reflector. So you don't miss stories such as this one, you can subscribe to the Norwalk Reflector to receive home delivery and/or the e-paper, which is a complete digital replica of each issue. For more information, call (419) 668-3771 or click HERE.

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