Saturday February 29, 2020

Writer's stock: Marion McKeone meets the storied Aaron Sorkin

The man behind The West Wing has given Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird a radical makeover for the stage – but he’s quaking in his boots about the reaction that awaits

16th April, 2017
7

Aaron Sorkin buries his face in his hands, gasps, and rubs his eyes before continuing. “I’m dead,” he announces with a deep, shuddering sigh. “I’m so dead!”

He shakes his head in disbelief at his own folly. And not, you suspect, for the first time in his storied 30-year career. By signing on to adapt To Kill A Mockingbird into a Broadway play, Sorkin fears he may...

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