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‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ takes the stage Tillamook

A gala will be held opening night, Friday, July 14

Published on July 11, 2017 12:01AM

Left group standing (left to rright): Don Willis, Stephanie Berry, Lalani Coon, LaDonna Coon
Left group sitting (left to right): Rory Coon, Nehemiah Barrios, Ezekial Coon
Middle group (left to right): Aarren Haylett, John Pickering, Ashton Hathaway, Lauryn Ringle
On train: Director Richard A. Coon Director
Right group standing (left to right): Ken Hillyer, Rikki Reid, Karen Downs, Susan Wilson, Robin Pickering, Tami Long
Right group sitting (left to right): Darin Tone, John Rogan, Gerry Cortimilia, Bob Waddell, Carly Persons, Ukiah Hawkins
Not Pictured: David Spencer

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Left group standing (left to rright): Don Willis, Stephanie Berry, Lalani Coon, LaDonna Coon Left group sitting (left to right): Rory Coon, Nehemiah Barrios, Ezekial Coon Middle group (left to right): Aarren Haylett, John Pickering, Ashton Hathaway, Lauryn Ringle On train: Director Richard A. Coon Director Right group standing (left to right): Ken Hillyer, Rikki Reid, Karen Downs, Susan Wilson, Robin Pickering, Tami Long Right group sitting (left to right): Darin Tone, John Rogan, Gerry Cortimilia, Bob Waddell, Carly Persons, Ukiah Hawkins Not Pictured: David Spencer

Submitted photo


TILLAMOOK — Tickets are on sale for the Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts’ production of “To Kill A Mockingbird,” directed by Richard A. Coon and based on the novel by Harper Lee. The stage version of this famous story opens Friday, July 14, in Tillamook.

A gala will be held opening night; every ticket purchased includes complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a beverage of choice.

It’s 1935 in Maycomb, Alabama. Children play in the street. Wild dogs run loose. Mockingbirds sing. And Tom Robinson fights for his life.

“This great American classic was a must read for most students in the (19)50s and 60s, and is told through the eyes of Jean Louise Finch (Scout, as an adult) as she remembers those fun, wondrous and tumultuous days,” organizers wrote.

“To Kill A Mockingbird” opens runs through Sunday, July 30. The association’s Barn Community Playhouse is located at 1204 Ivy St., on the corner of 12th and Ivy streets, one block west of U.S. Highway 101.

Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7 p.m., Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.

Reserved seating is available through Diamond Art Jewelers (307 Main St.). Call 503-842-7940 for reservations. Tickets are $15 per person. Children 12 and under are $10.

For more information, email info@tillamooktheater.com or find the theater on Facebook.

The Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts, which has been in Tillamook more than 35 years, is a nonprofit community theater “dedicated to providing high-quality performing arts experiences through entertainment, education and community participation.



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