The Reviews Are In: The Scottsboro Boys
Posted on 22 October 2014
Following a sold out run at the Young Vic, the critically acclaimed The Scottsboro Boys, Kander and Ebb’s (Cabaret, Chicago) award-winning and final musical, is to transfer to the Garrick Theatre for a strictly limited season.
Step right up and jump on board for this sensational musical which brings to life the extraordinary true story of nine young men, in a case that changed history forever.
The Scottboro Boys Reviews:
‘BRAVE, BRILLIANT AND UNMISSABLE. I URGE YOU TO BUY A TICKET.’
‘AUDACIOUS. ELATING AND SHOCKING. FINGER-SNAPPING, TOE-TAPPING. TREMENDOUS.’
‘THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS IS BRILLIANT: IT SHAKES, STIRS AND TAKES YOU FOR AN UNFORGETTABLE RIDE. OUT OF THIS WORLD’
‘EXTRAORDINARY AND UNFORGETTABLE’
‘UNMISSABLE. A SHOCKING, GRIPPING, SUPERBLY STAGED, FABULOUSLY WELL-PERFORMED SHOW’
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‘BEAUTIFULLY PERFORMED. A TRIUMPH’
‘A RADICAL MUSICAL. DARING. ELECTRIFYING. BRILLIANT’
‘THE MUSIC IS MAGNIFICENT. A TRIUMPH’
The Scottsboro Boys tells the true story of nine young black men, aged between 12 and 19, travelling on a train through Scottsboro, Alabama in 1931 in search of a new life. By the end of their journey their lives had been changed forever. Wrongly 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.