THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS

Music and lyrics by John Kander & Fred Ebb
Book by David Thompson
Direction & Choreography by Susan Stroman
With Sean Bradford, Josh Breckenridge, Derrick Cobey, John Cullum, Brandon Victor Dixon, Colman Domingo, Rodney Hicks, Kendrick Jones, Forrest McClendon, Julius Thomas III, Sharon Washington, Cody Ryan Wise, Christian Dante White
World Premiere | February 12 - April 18, 2010

From the legendary songwriting team of Kander & Ebb, THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS is a stirring new musical that explores the infamous 1930’s ‘Scottsboro Case’, in which a group of innocent African-American teenagers are falsely accused of a terrible crime — ultimately provoking a national outrage that sparked the American Civil Rights movement.


Awards

Winners
Lucille Lortel Award – Outstanding Musical
Lucille Lortel Award – Susan Stroman, Outstanding Choreographer
Outer Critics Circle Award – Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical
Drama Desk Award – Fred Ebb, Outstanding Lyrics
Frederick Loewe Award for Dramatic Composition
Nominations
Tony Award – Best Musical
Tony Award – David Thompson, Best Book of a Musical
Tony Award – John Kander and Fred Ebb, Best Original Score
Tony Award – Joshua Henry, Best Actor in a Musical
Tony Award – Colman Domingo, Best Featured Actor in a Musical
Tony Award – Forrest McClendon, Best Featured Actor in a Musical
Tony Award – Beowulf Boritt, Best Scenic Design
Tony Award – Kevin Adams, Best Lighting Design
Tony Award – Peter Hylenski, Best Sound Design
Tony Award – Susan Stroman, Best Director
Tony Award – Susan Stroman, Best Choreographer
Tony Award – Larry Hochman, Best Orchestrations
Lucille Lortel Award – Brandon Victor Dixon, Outstanding Leader Actor
Outer Critics Circle Award – John Kander and Fred Ebb, Outstanding New Score
Outer Critics Circle Award – Susan Stroman, Outstanding Director of a Musical
Outer Critics Circle Award – Susan Stroman, Outstanding Choreographer
Outer Critics Circle Award – Kevin Adams, Outstanding Lighting Design
Outer Critics Circle Award – Brandon Victor Dixon, Outstanding Actor in a Musical
ITBA Award – Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical
Drama Desk Award – Outstanding Musical
Drama Desk Award – Brandon Victor Dixon, Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Drama Desk Award – Susan Stroman, Outstanding Director of a Musical
Drama Desk Award – Susan Stroman, Outstanding Choreography
Drama Desk Award – John Kander, Outstanding Music
Drama Desk Award – David Thompson, Outstanding Book of a Musical
Drama Desk Award – Larry Hochman, Outstanding Orchestrations
Drama Desk Award – Peter Hylenski, Outstanding Sound Design of a Musical
Drama League Award – Distinguished Production of a Musical
Drama League Award – Distinguished Performance: Brandon Victor Dixon
Broadway.com Audience Award – Favorite New Off-Broadway Musical
Clive Barnes Award Finalist – Kendrick Jones

Artists

Brandon Victor Dixon

(Haywood Patterson) Broadway: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS, THE COLOR PURPLE (Harpo, Tony Nomination), City Center Encores! HOUSE OF FLOWERS (Royal), THE LION KING Cheetah National Tour (Adult Simba, Original). Regional: RAY CHARLES LIVE! (Ray Charles, Ovation Nomination), GUYS AND DOLLS, ROMEO AND JULIET, HOW TO SUCCEED…, Columbia University’s 107th Annual Varsity Show. TV: “Quincy Jones’s America’s Millennium”, ABC’s “OLTL” (Darryl), “L&O: Criminal Intent” (Dix). Awards: Columbia University’s I.A.L. Diamond Award, NFAA First Level, British Academy of Dramatic Acting scholarship, Presidential Scholar Semi-Finalist. Brandon, a Columbia University graduate, thanks family, Jack Waddell, and Abrams Artists/Noble Talent Management for their continuous belief in him. BrandonVictorDixon.com, Findingmorganfreeman.com.