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Driftwood Players stage ‘raw’ ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’


Last updated 2/21/2018 at Noon

“To Kill a Mockingbird” runs through Feb. 25 at the Wade James Theater in Edmonds.

Driftwood Players’ presentation of Harper Lee’s “To Kill A Mockingbird” is a raw, gripping and thought-provoking presentation of a small town caught in the throes of racial injustice.

Set in southern Alabama in 1935, this stage adaptation follows the trial of a black man named Tom Robinson, who is accused of raping a young white girl named Mayella Ewell. Defense attorney Atticus Finch, played by Jalyn Green in his Driftwood debut, is Robinson’s only advocate and friend.

Finch is willing to risk his reputation and career to come to his defense.

Sheriff Heck Tate (Tim Platt) can...

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