Tom Skerritt To Make Broadway Debut in ‘A Time to Kill’

Tom Skerritt is ready to see his name in lights! The 79-year-old actor, best known for his roles in MASH, Alien and Top Gun, will make his Broadway debut in the stage adaptation of John Grisham‘s legal thriller “A Time to Kill.”

Set in a Mississippi courtroom, the play tells the story of a white lawyer defending a black man accused of murdering two men who raped his 10-year-old daughter.

The veteran actor will join a star-studded cast including Sebastian Arcelus, Chike Johnson, Patrick Page, Tonya Pinkins, Fred Dalton Thompson, John Douglas Thompson and Ashley Williams. The play will be directed by Ethan McSweeny.

Performances will begin Sept. 28 at the John Golden Theatre.