ANNOUNCEMENT: “To Kill A Mockingbird” Production Seeking Actor


Theater To Go is seeking one actor aged 35+ for the part of “Heck Tate”, the town sheriff, for their March 2017 production of To Kill A Mockingbird at The Kelsey Theatre.

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CHARACTER DESCRIPTION: Heck is the town sherriff and a complex man. He does his duty as he sees it, and enforces the law with favor.  The key to this man’s actual feelings is revealed in his final speeches to Atticus, and this attitude should be an undercurrent to his earlier actions. Age is approx. 35-55 years old.

IF INTERESTED – If you are interested in auditioning for this role, please contact Ruth Markoe at, or call 609-895-9661. Please provide a photo/headshot and your resume.

Performance Dates & Location

  • All performances will take place inside The Kelsey Theatre at Mercer County Community College
  • Performance Dates:
    • Friday, March 17th at 8pm
    • Saturday, March 18th at 8pm
    • Sunday, March 19th at 2pm
    • Friday, March 24th at 10am & 8pm
    • Saturday, March 25th at 8pm
    • Sunday, March 26th at 2pm

About the Show

The place is Maycomb, Alabama, in the Great Depression years of the 1930s. Momentous events unfold through the eyes of ten-year-old Scout Finch, growing up in a close-knit neighborhood with her older brother Jem and their summertime visitor Dill. When their father Atticus Finch, a well-respected lawyer, mounts a vigorous and compelling case for the defense of Tom Robinson, a poor black man accused of the rape of a young white girl, an idyllic world of childhood is changed forever. Through the drama of the trial and its aftermath comes a searching examination of freedom, justice, honesty, and hypocrisy. A compelling, deeply moving story told with warmth and humor.


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