Doing the right thing

By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 24, 2009

The set design by Trevor Elliot is minimal but creates maximum ambience, with a massive towering tree draped with moss and white fencing around the stage space, spattered with dirt to indicate street use but also separating four blocks of audience bleachers like jury railings.

To Kill a Mockingbird can be thought of as the kind of story that society tells to forgive itself about its past. I prefer to think of it as a morality tale that reminds us how we can be in the future.

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