‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ at Madison Square Garden

The roar of the 18,000-member crowd as the players took their places at Madison Square Garden was enough to knock you back. But this wasn’t a Knicks game; this was an audience of New York City public school students cheering for a play. Madison Square Garden—known more for concerts and sporting events than theater—presented its first-ever play on February 26. Students from across New York City’s five boroughs assembled for a free performance of Broadway’s best-selling To Kill a Mockingbird. For cast member Kyle Scatliffe, it was hard to not “have big smiles on our faces,” he said with a laugh. “You’ve never heard that many people cheer for you all at one time.” The Shubert Theatre, where the drama usually plays, holds a more modest 1,460 seats.

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