KDLT Home KDLT on Facebook KDLT on Twitter Get the KDLT iPhone App Get the KDLT Android App

SECT Presents: "To Kill A Mockingbird"

Bookmark and Share

It's a classic story by Harper Lee, set in the south in the 1930s of a white lawyer defending a black man accused of raping a young, white woman. Now this classic tale, is coming to the Orpheum Stage being performed by the Sioux Empire Community Theater.

Amanda Pitzer and Sue Martins, actors in the play, joined Phil and Laura Thrusday to tell us more about this production that starts Friday night.

The first show on the Sioux Empire Community Theatre's main stage this season will be the award-winning play To Kill a Mockingbird, a classic story adapted by Christopher Sergel from the novel by Harper Lee.

Set in the fictional town of Maycomb, Alabama during the Great Depression, To Kill A Mockingbird tells the coming-of-age story of "Scout" Finch.  The plot follows Scout's childhood adventures with her brother Jem and their friend, Dill. The story arc peaks when Scout's father, the lawyer Atticus Finch, agrees to defend an African American man accused of raping a white woman. To Kill A Mockingbird examines racial inequality in the South during the mid-1930s.

Leading the production of To Kill A Mockingbird is Director Eric Hagen. Hagen recently retired as a professor and chair of the theatre department at USD. This is not Hagen's first involvement with the community theatre, as he has director credit for the past Sioux Falls Community Playhouse productions of I Hate Hamlet and The Beauty Queen of Leenane.

To Kill a Mockingbird premieres at 7 p.m. on Nov. 8 in the historic Orpheum Theatre in downtown Sioux Falls. The production will run Nov. 8 through November 17 with evening performances on Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. and matinee performances on Sundays at 2 p.m. in the Orpheum Theatre.  Tickets can be purchased online at siouxfallstheatre.com or by calling 605-360-4800. The box office will be open 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. through the run of the show.
< Prev Story Back To Top Next Story >
The Morning Show Archive

SMSU Volleyball Player Battles Cancer  story with video

The Southwest Minnesota State Volleyball Team is preparing to head to the ...

Smooth Start For Black Friday Shoppers  story with video

The turkey and the pumpkin pie are gone, and for many people, it's time to ...

The Race To Get In Black Friday Shopping Lines

for the past few years, Black Friday shopping has started early. Shoppers ...

Shoppers Grab Last-Minute Thanksgiving Items  Nov. 27

The Banquet Serves Up Free Thanksgiving Meals  Nov. 27

Producers: Pipeline Not A Cure-All For Rail Delays  Nov. 27

Burke Woman Killed In Crash Near Gregory  Nov. 27

Pair Arrested For Drugs After Theft Of Headbands  Nov. 27

Vandalism Won't Deter Children's Park Fundraiser  Nov. 27

SD Farmers Report Hike In Per-Bushel Wheat Prices  Nov. 27

AG: Eyes Out For Scams During Holiday Shopping  Nov. 27

Woman Gets Prison In Involuntary Manslaughter Case  Nov. 27

Maker Of Thanksgiving Parade Balloons Hits Record  Nov. 27

Local Store Hours For Black Friday Shopping  story with video  Nov. 27

The Daily Scoop: 11-27-2014  story with video  Nov. 27

A Mother's Secret: Opioid Drug Addiction  story with video  Nov. 26

Thanksgiving Travelers Prepared For Anything  story with video  Nov. 26

Parent On School Break-In: "What's going to be done?"  story with video  Nov. 26

SF Families Receive Home In Time For Holidays   story with video  Nov. 26

Teen Arrested After Early Morning Crime Spree  Nov. 26

KDLT News Archive

Man Found Sleeping In SF School Classroom

Police are investigating a burglary at a Sioux Falls ...

Teen Arrested After Early Morning Crime Spree

A teenager is facing a number of charges after ...

Police: 16 Guns Stolen From Sioux Falls Home

Police are looking for the person responsible for ...

Burke Woman Killed In Crash Near Gregory  Nov. 27

Parent On School Break-In: "What's going to be done?"  story with video  Nov. 26

Nearly 2 Dozen Alco Stores Closing In The Dakotas  Nov. 26

A Mother's Secret: Opioid Drug Addiction  story with video  Nov. 26

Local Store Hours For Black Friday Shopping  story with video  Nov. 27

KDLT News Archive

Augvie women win in Alaska

FAIRBANKS, Alaska – The Augustana women's basketball team kicked off the ...

Butler loves Jacks chances in playoffs  story with video

Defense might be the difference in Saturday's playoff game in Bozeman. And Jackrabbits ...

Robinson inspires her teammates and coach  story with video

Running is all about endurance.  Which makes it a ...

Stampede win at Fargo  Nov. 26

Bos leads Coyotes to win at Dome over Wayne State  story with video  Nov. 26

Jansen, Richter lead Vikes to 7th straight win  story with video  Nov. 26

Wilber's DWU Tigers unbeaten after 9 games  story with video  Nov. 26

Montana State coach knows Jacks will be tough  story with video  Nov. 26

KDLT Sports Stories
Back To Top