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Broadway Bigwig Offers To Perform 'Mockingbird' In Court

Law360 (April 17, 2018, 5:44 PM EDT) -- Facing a lawsuit that claims a planned stage adaptation of “To Kill a Mockingbird” is not faithful to Harper Lee’s book, Broadway producer Scott Rudin took the dramatic step Monday of offering to perform the entire play in a federal courthouse.

The theatrical move from Rudin, who was sued by Lee’s estate in Alabama federal court last month for allegedly violating the deal he signed to make the play, came in the form of a scathing countersuit aimed at proving his play doesn’t deviate from the famous...
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Case Title

Carter v. Rudinplay, Inc.


Case Number

1:18-cv-00117

Court

Alabama Southern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

Judge

William H. Steele

Date Filed

March 13, 2018


Case Title

Rudinplay, Inc. v. The Estate of Nelle Harper Lee et al


Case Number

1:18-cv-03300

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

Judge

Analisa Torres

Date Filed

April 16, 2018

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