John Grisham’s A Time to Kill
October 24th – November 8th.
The Town Players of New Canaan,
Powerhouse Performing Arts Center,
Waveny Park, New Canaan
The Town Players of New Canaan will debut the Connecticut premiere of “A Time To Kill,” the stage adaptation by Tony Award-winning writerRupert Holmes of John Grisham‘s first novel, on Friday, Oct. 24. The book, which was released in 1989 and made into a movie in 1996, revolves around a Mississippi murder trial of a black father intent on justice following the vicious rape of his 10-year-old daughter by white racists. He is defended by a young, white defense attorney who ends up having to make sacrifices of his own in his pursuit to save the life and freedom of his client.
Powerhouse Theatre at Waveny Park, 679 South Ave., New Canaan. Oct. 24-Nov. 8. $20; $15 students/seniors. 203-966-7371, www.tpnc.org.