The Scottsboro Boys
Music & Lyrics by John Kander and Fred Ebb
A Catherine Schreiber, Paula Marie Black and Young Vic production.
★★★★★ "Brave, brilliant and unmissable. I urge you to buy a ticket" Sam Marlowe, The Times ★★★★★ "Audacious. Elating and shocking. Finger-snapping, toe-tapping. Tremendous" Sarah Hemming, Financial Times ★★★★★ "Fantastic. Not to be missed" Neil Norman, Daily Express ★★★★★ "Intoxicating" Patrick Marmion, Daily Mail
★★★★★ "The Scottsboro Boys is brilliant: it shakes, stirs and takes you for an unforgettable ride. Out of this world" The Observer ★★★★★ "Extraordinary and unforgettable" The Metro ★★★★★ "Unmissable. A shocking, gripping, superbly staged, fabulously well-performed show" Mail on Sunday ★★★★ "A radical musical. Daring. Electrifying. Brilliant" Lyn Gardner, The Guardian ★★★★ "Beautifully performed. A triumph" Laura Barnett, Time Out
Following a sold out run at the Young Vic, the critically acclaimed The Scottsboro Boys transfers to the Garrick Theatre for a strictly limited season.
Step right up and jump on board for this sensational musical which brings to life the extraordinary true story of nine young men, in a case that changed history forever. Nominated for 6 Olivier Awards, including Best New Musical, and winner of the Critics’ Circle Best Musical Award 2013 this is also the final collaboration of legendary composing duo Kander and Ebb (Chicago, Cabaret) and is directed and choreographed by five-time TONY Award-winner Susan Stroman (The Producers).
Don’t miss this all-singing, all-dancing, exhilarating and bold new musical, and experience the show that everyone is talking about. ★★★★ The Guardian The Times The Evening Standard Time Out The Daily Telegraph Financial Times The Sunday Telegraph The Sunday Times The Sunday Express
Winner of the Ned Sherrin Award for Best Musical at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2014.
Direction & Choreography Susan Stroman I Set Design Beowulf Boritt I Costume Design Toni-Leslie James I Lighting Design Ken Billington I Sound Design Paul Arditti I Associate Director Nigel West
With Joshua Da Costa, Brandon Victor Dixon, Colman Domingo, Julian Glover, Dawn Hope, Emmanuel Kojo, James T Lane, Dex Lee, Forrest McClendon, Keenan Munn-Francis, Rohan Pinnock-Hamilton, Emile Ruddock, Richard Pitt, Jacade Simpson, Carl Spencer, Luke Wilson
The Scottsboro Boys was originally produced in New York City by the Vineyard Theatre, where it opened in February 2010. It was further developed at the Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis, before transferring to the Lyceum Theatre on Broadway.