The Scottsboro Boys
Theatre: Lyceum
Status: Closed
(October 07, 2010 - December 12, 2010 )
  • Rehearsal: August 12, 2010
  • Preview: October 7, 2010
  • Open: October 31, 2010
  • Close: December 12, 2010
Musical - New York Premiere
Running Time: 1hr 45mins

“The Scottsboro Boys” is based on the notorious "Scottsboro" case in the 1930s, where nine African American men were unjustly accused of attacking two white women on a train in Alabama. The young men were convicted by an all-white jury and spent years in jail, while the case was tried and retried.

For The Record:

“The Scottsboro Boys” had its World Premiere at the Vineyard Theatre in March 2010.  It played an engagement at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis in Sept 2010.

Total Gross: $2,750,411
Average Weekly Gross: $275,041
Total Gross Potential: 37%
Total Attendance: 52,266
Average Weekly Attendance: 74%

Staff & Creative Team

General Manager:

Richards Climan Inc

Company Manager:

Kathy Lowe at Richards Climan Inc

Advertising Representative:

SPOTCo

Press Agent:

Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Production Stage Manager:

Megan Smith

Book Writer:

David Thompson

Music & Lyrics:

Fred Ebb
John Kander

Director & Choreographer:

Susan Stroman

Settings:

Beowulf Boritt

Lighting:

Ken Billington

Orchestrations:

Larry Hochman

Arrangements:

Glen Kelly

Musical Director:

David Loud

Cast

Interlocutor, Judge, Governor of Alabama 10/07/2010 - 12/12/2010
Haywood Patterson 10/07/2010 - 12/12/2010
Mr Bones, Sheriff Bones,Lawyer Bones, Guard Bones,Attorney General, Clerk 10/07/2010 - 12/12/2010
Mr Tambo, Deputy Tambo, Lawyer Tambo, Guard Tambo, Samuel Liebowitz 10/07/2010 - 12/12/2010
The Lady 10/07/2010 - 12/12/2010
Olen Montgomery 10/07/2010 - 12/12/2010
Andy Wright 10/07/2010 - 12/12/2010
Clarence Norris, Preacher 10/07/2010 - 12/12/2010
Willie Roberson, Electrified Charlie 10/07/2010 - 12/12/2010
Ozie Powell, Ruby Bates 10/07/2010 - 12/12/2010
Roy Wright, Electrified Isaac, Billy 10/07/2010 - 12/12/2010
Charles Weems, Victoria Price 10/07/2010 - 12/12/2010
Eugene Williams, Little George 10/07/2010 - 12/12/2010