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The Scottsboro Boys

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Theater
Lyceum Theatre

149 West 45th Street
New York, NY 10036

Duration
1hr. 45mins
0 Intermissions
Important Dates
On Sale
Sep 02, 2010
Preview
Oct 07, 2010
Opening
Oct 31, 2010
Closing
Dec 12, 2010
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OverviewStory

Story

What Is the Story of The Scottsboro Boys?
In rural Scottsboro, Alabama, in 1931, nine young African-Americans are pulled from a train and accused of raping two white women. Although the men (including one underage teen) are not guilty, they endure multiple trials, convictions and appeals, including several in which they are defended by a New York lawyer sent to Alabama by the Communist party. Surrounded by racism, they attempt to prevail in an infamous case that helped give rise to the modern Civil Rights movement.