It’s official! Kander and Ebb’s (creators of Chicago and Cabaret) extraordinary musical The Scottsboro Boys is coming to the Young Vic for five weeks only later this year, directed by Broadway legend Susan Stroman.
Based on a moving true story and nominated for a remarkable 12 Tony Awards including Best Musical, The Scottsboro Boys is bold, wildly inventive and a daring modern classic of musical theatre.
1931. Nine black teenagers board a train in Scottsboro, Alabama, in search of a new life. By the end of their journey, their lives – and those of every American – would be changed forever.
Accused of an unspeakable crime, their trial would divide a nation. But behind the screaming headlines was the devastating story of nine young men, desperate to prove to the world that they mattered.
Book today and be one of the first to experience The Scottsboro Boys.