Nominated for 12 Tony Awards ®, The Scottsboro Boys is the ninth annual Beck Center for the Arts Collaboration. Based on the Scottsboro Boys’ trial. Set in the framework of a Vaudeville show, and a show within a show, with big musical numbers ranging from flashy and exuberant to mournful and delicate that will feed your soul. Like Cabaret, this musical creates a dynamic social critique.
Music and Lyrics by John Kander & Fred Ebb Book by David Thompson Directed & Choreographed by Jon Martinez Original Direction & Choreography by Susan Stroman
Presented by special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI)
“’Scottsboro’ contains what might be the most beautiful song they (Kander & Ebb) wrote — ‘Go Back Home,’ a mournful ballad of longing enough to bring to tears anyone who ever has been away and in trouble” -Chicago Tribune
Presented with the support of FGI Foundation, a supporting foundation of Jewish Federation of Cleveland, Francine M. Gordon, Trustee