THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS to Begin Performances at the Ahmanson Theatre, 5/21

THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS to Begin Performances at the Ahmanson Theatre, 5/21

"The Scottsboro Boys", featuring Music and Lyrics by John Kander and Fred Ebb and Book by David Thompson, will be directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman at CTG's Ahmanson Theatre. The show begins previews on May 21 to prepare for opening night on May 29. It will conclude its run on June 30, 2013.

The bold and wildly entertaining "The Scottsboro Boys" explores a shocking and pivotal chapter in American history with arresting originality, innovative staging and piercing new songs. The show is based on the infamous "Scottsboro" case in the 1930s, and tells the story of the nine unjustly accused African American men whose lives would eventually spark the Civil Rights Movement. "The Scottsboro Boys" received 12 Tony Award nominations in 2011, including Best Musical.

Previews (May 21-28): Tuesday through Saturday at 8 p.m.; Sunday at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. No Monday performance. Opens Wednesday, May 29 at 8 p.m. Regular Performances (May 30-June 30): Tuesday through Friday at 8 p.m.; Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; Sunday at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. No Monday performances. Exceptions: Added 2 p.m. performances on Thursdays, June 20 and June 27. No 6:30 p.m. performance on Sundays, June 23 and June 30.

Ticket Prices: $20 - $115 (Ticket prices are subject to change.) Tickets are available by calling Center Theatre Group Audience Services at (213) 972-4400, in person at the Center Theatre Group box office or online at Hot Tix: $20 each may be purchased in advance or, subject to availability, on the day of performance at the box office (no checks). Groups: (213) 972-7231. Deaf community: Information & charge, TDD (213) 680-4017.

Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre at the Music Center, is located at 135 N. Grand Avenue in Downtown L.A.

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