Christian Dante White plays one of the nine Scottsboro boys, Charles Weems, as well as Victoria Price, one of the two women who accuses the boys of a crime they haven’t committed. Read below to see his answers to our 11 Questions…
You play Charles Weems and Victoria Price in the show. Can you describe your characters in three words?
Charlie – Funny, painted, heart.
Victoria – Thunder, winner, stubborn.
If you had to pick a favourite song from the show, which one would it be and why?
Commencing in Chattanooga – I get to sit and sing beautiful harmonies with the guys, happily.
What is your favourite midnight snack?
What is your favourite word?
What are you most passionate about?
If you could be in a room full of any one thing, what would it be?
Money – that I could put in the bank.
Favourite holiday you’ve ever been on?
This past summer – I spent 5 days on the beach with friends.
Favourite city and why?
NYC – nothing like it.
What is your favourite song (not necessarily from the show this time!)?
Gotta be Des’ree – Life in Lyrics.
If you could have been born in any era, which would it be and why?
If you could have any one supernatural power which would you choose and why?
Control peoples’ minds.
The Scottsboro Boys is on now at the Young Vic until 21 Dec. Day seats available from 10am on the day of the performance. For more info click here.