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The Scottsboro Boys hosts post-performance talkback on December 9

HOSTS POST-PERFORMANCE TALKBACK

ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9

CBS NEWS CORRESPONDENT JAN CRAWFORD

LEADS PANEL DISCUSSION OF HISTORIC CASE

On Wednesday, December 9, THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS will host a post-show talkback, moderated by CBS News correspondent Jan Crawford (“CBS Evening News,” “Face the Nation,” “Early Show,” “CBS Sunday Morning”).

Guests at the panel discussion will include: Sheila Washington, the founder of the Scottsboro Museum in Scottsboro, AL; Garry Morgan, the museum’s historian; Lucia Brooks, director of the Civil Rights Museum in Montgomery, AL; and Kathy Horton Garrett, the granddaughter of James E. Horton, the judge who risked his life and career when he refused to allow the death sentence be imposed in the second trial of Scottsboro defendant Haywood Patterson.

The talkback is free for ticket buyers attending the December 9 performance at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street).  Tickets are available at www.telecharge.com.

THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS will play its final performance on Broadway on Sunday, December 12.   The production, which opened October 31 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street), will have played 49 performances and 29 previews.   Previews began on October 7. Continue reading

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Box office opens Thursday for Scottsboro Boys with $19.31 ticket offer

“Our story begins one fine spring morning – March the twenty-fifth. Nineteen-hundred and thirty-one – on a boxcar heading for Memphis.

It’s the dawn of the Depression.  And nine young boys looking for work, nine complete strangers, are about to begin the ride of their lives …”

LYCEUM THEATRE BOX OFFICE OPENS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 FOR THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS WITH SPECIAL $19.31 TICKET OFFER FOR ONE DAY ONLY!

four out of four stars!”  A MASTERWORK – daring and highly entertaining!  If you see one show this season, make it THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS!”

Elisabeth Vincentelli, NEW YORK POST

“Pitch perfect.  A STAGGERINGLY INVENTIVE piece of musical theatre. Entertainment of the highest order, with INSPIRED direction and choreography by Susan Stroman.  An EXHILIRATING evening of theatre!”

Michael Kuchwara, ASSOCIATED PRESS

Music and lyrics by JOHN KANDER and FRED EBB
Book by DAVID THOMPSON
Direction and Choreography by SUSAN STROMAN

The Lyceum Theatre box office (149 West 45th Street) opens on Thursday, September 2 for the exhilarating new Kander & Ebb musical, THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS.  To mark the occasion, the producers are pleased to announce a special ticket offer: for one day only, tickets priced at $19.31 (for the year in which the musical is set) will be available for mezzanine and balcony seats for the first preview on Thursday, October 7.    Tickets for $19.31 will also be available for balcony seats for performances through Thursday, October 14.   The ticket offer is available at the box office on September 2 only and will be sold on a first come, first served basis.   THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS opens on Broadway on Sunday, October 31.

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