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Susan Stroman directs the world premiere of Kander and Ebb's musical.

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The Scottsboro Boys May Return For Limited Broadway Run in Spring 2011

The Scottsboro Boys May Return For Limited Broadway Run in Spring 2011

Despite having announced a closing date of December 12 at the Lyceum Theatre, John Kander and Fred Ebb's The Scottsboro Boys may return for a limited Broadway run in spring 2011, according to The Wall Street Journal. Producer Barry Weissler says he hopes to bring the production back to Broadway before the 2011 Tony Awards. Weissler is also planning ...

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Precious Director Lee Daniels May Bring The Scottsboro Boys to the Big Screen

Precious Director Lee Daniels May Bring The Scottsboro Boys to the Big Screen

Academy Award-nominated Precious director Lee Daniels hopes to develop a film adaptation of John Kander and the late Fred Ebb's The Scottsboro Boys, according to Deadline.com. Daniels attended the musical's opening earlier this fall and has reportedly seen the show several times.

Director/choreographer Susan Stroman will be an executive producer of the film with stage producer ...

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Carol Channing & The Scottsboro Boys Get Together for World AIDS Day

Carol Channing & The Scottsboro Boys Get Together for World AIDS Day
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A Broadway legend met a crop of fresh faces as Tony winner Carol Channing joined forces with the cast of The Scottsboro Boys to raise awareness for World AIDS Day. On December 1, Channing was on hand at Borders Columbus Circle to sign copies of her latest album, For Heaven's Sake, while The Scottsboro Boys team autographed their cast ...

The Scottsboro Boys Sets December 12 Closing Date

The Scottsboro Boys Sets December 12 Closing Date

The Scottsboro Boys, the final collaboration between legendary Broadway composing team John Kander and the late Fred Ebb, has set a closing date for December 12 at the Lyceum Theatre. The show, which began previews on October 7 and opened on October 31, will have played 29 previews and 49 performances upon closing.

Directed by Susan Stroman and featuring a ...

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Twelve-Year-Old Broadway Scene-Stealer Jeremy Gumbs on Life as a Scottsboro Boy

Twelve-Year-Old Broadway Scene-Stealer Jeremy Gumbs on Life as a Scottsboro Boy

Age & Hometown:12. Lawrence, New York

Current Role: Eugene Williams, a 13-year-old falsely accused of sexual assault in the Kander & Ebb Broadway musical The Scottsboro Boys.

Boy, Oh Boy: A standout in a cast filled with experienced adult actors, Gumbs is in awe of the company he’s keeping in The Scottsboro Boys. “I’m learning from legends,” the young ...

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Squigs Hops a Train to Capture The Scottsboro Boys

Squigs Hops a Train to Capture The Scottsboro Boys

The Scottsboro Boys have been saying "Hey, Hey, Hey, Hey" to audiences since their recent opening night, and Broadway.com's resident artist Justin 'Squigs' Robertson recently went to the Lyceum Theatre to make their acquaintance. Squigs pulled out some red, white and blue ink to capture the mood of the Kander & Ebb musical, which examines a dark chapter in ...

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Here Come the Boys! The Scottsboro Boys Make Their Way to Broadway on Opening Night

Here Come the Boys! The Scottsboro Boys Make Their Way to Broadway on Opening Night

A piece of American history has now been brought back to life on Broadway at the Lyceum Theatre, where The Scottsboro Boys opened on October 31. The musical, which marks the final chapter in a glittering partnership between Tony winners John Kander and the late Fred Ebb, tells the true story of a group of young African-American men falsely accused ...

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Let's Hear It for the Boys! The Cast of The Scottsboro Boys Celebrates Opening Night

Let's Hear It for the Boys! The Cast of The Scottsboro Boys Celebrates Opening Night
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The new Broadway musical The Scottsboro Boys may examine a dark period of American history, but that didn't stop the show's cast from celebrating a job well done on opening night. As the final collaboration between legendary composing team John Kander and the late Fred Ebb, the show marked the closing of a fantastic chapter in Broadway history ...

It's a Rave! Our Word of Mouth Reviewers Meet The Scottsboro Boys

It's a Rave! Our Word of Mouth Reviewers Meet The Scottsboro Boys

In The Scottsboro Boys, the final musical collaboration between Tony-winning composing team John Kander and the late Fred Ebb, audiences learn the real-life story of a group of  young African-American men falsely accused of raping two white women in 1930s Alabama. The new musical, presented in the once-popular minstrel-show style, includes an ensemble of triple-threat performers led by Joshua Henry ...

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A First Look at The Scottsboro Boys' Broadway Minstrel Show

A First Look at The Scottsboro Boys' Broadway Minstrel Show
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The bygone minstrel show style is getting a reinvention, thanks to John Kander and Fred Ebb's The Scottsboro Boys, and we've got your first look at the boys in action at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre. This final collaboration between the Broadway powerhouse composing team uses the minstrel format to tell the dramatic story of a group of young ...

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