Producer Scott Rudin is to Blame for "to Kill a Mockingbird" by Aaron Sorkin'sΒ 

To Kill A Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin's theatrical version of Harper Lee's renowned

On Jan. 16, the final performance of the Broadway production, which opened in 2018, was held at the Shubert Theatre. The Belasco Theater,

The date was eventually changed to Nov. 2, and the location was shifted to the Music Box Theatre. It has been reported that the play

On Thursday night, author Aaron Sorkin and director Bartlett Sher addressed an email to the cast and crew of the show,

As described by Sorkin and Sher, Rudin "reinserted himself as producer and for reasons which are, frankly, unfathomable to us both,

This decision was made due to concerns about the show's profitability if it were to reopen at a later date this year, as Rudin explained

I decided not to bring TKAM back because of my lack of faith in the playwrighting atmosphere next winter," Rudin explained in an email.

Upon its release in 2018, "To Kill a Mockingbird" raked in an average of $2 million per week in ticket sales and recouped its cost