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Emmy Award-Winning Actor Richard Thomas & Tony Award-Winning Actress Faith Prince

Two acting legends discuss their current projects and where you can see them in Houston.



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Best known for playing John-Boy Walton in the classic family sitcom The Waltons, actor Richard Thomas is with us today discussing his current role as Atticus Finch in the national Broadway tour of To Kill a Mockingbird.

Thomas shares insight on his approach for playing the beloved character from Harper Lee's celebrated classic novel, as well as how this stage adaptation written by Academy Award-winner Aaron Sorkin stays true to the source material while also implementing changes to reflect social issues of today.

Richard Thomas as Atticus Finch in the National Tour of To Kill a Mockingbird.

The national tour of To Kill A Mockingbird plays at The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts in Houston April 25 – 30, 2023. For more information, click here.

Then, we are joined by Broadway star Faith Prince, who discusses her career on stage having starred in hit productions such as Bells Are Ringing, A Catered Affair, and Guys & Dolls, for which she won a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical.

Prince shares details about developing a strategy in her career beginnings, current projects she's working on apart from the stage, and her work helping University of Houston acting students at McGovern College of the Arts.

Catch Faith Prince in a musical showcase concert, A Little Faith: An Evening with Faith Prince and Our Broadway Stars of Tomorrow, Thursday, April 20, 2023, at 7:30pm at the University of Houston's Quintero Theatre.

To watch Richard Thomas’ 1973 Emmy Award Acceptance Speech, click here.

To watch Ernie Manouse’s previous interview with Faith Prince on the show InnerVIEWS, click here.



Richard Thomas

  • Emmy Award-Winning Actor
  • Plays Atticus Finch in the National Tour of To Kill A Mockingbird

Faith Prince

  • Tony Award-winning Broadway Star

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