Roy Jones Appeared In “Mockingbird”

According to Broadway World: ‘Newly elected Alabama Senator Doug Jones has a theatrical past. Jones appeared as the Judge in a production of To Kill A Mockingbird in Birmingham, AL in 2013. The production was staged by The Virginia Samford Theatre. The production was staged for the 50th Anniversary commemoration of the Civil Rights Movement. It was directed by Jack Mann, and the role of Atticus Finch was played by Rodney Clark. All performances featured jurors selected from eight Birmingham law firms. Mary Badham, who played Scout in the award-winning film attended

the production and also appeared following one of the performances for a post-show discussion. Badham had auditioned for the film at the Virginia Samford Theatre – and her mother had also performed there. For her performance in To Kill a Mockingbird, Badham was nominated for an Academy Award.’

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