American Conservatory Theater
(A.C.T.) will close its 2011–12 season with the Bay Area premiere of The Scottsboro Boys, the critically acclaimed musical based on a tragic chapter in American history. We have a first look at the production photos below!
Nominated for twelve 2011 Tony Awards, The Scottsboro Boys features music and lyrics by the legendary Broadway songwriting team of John Kander
and Fred Ebb
(Cabaret, Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman), book by David Thompson
(Steel Pier, Chicago), musical direction by Eric Ebbenga
, and direction and choreography by five-time Tony Award-winner Susan Stroman
(The Producers, Young Frankenstein, Contact). Jeff Whiting
will serve as associate director and choreographer. Tony and Emmy Award winner Hal Linden
(Barney Miller, The Rothschilds on Broadway) joins the stellar cast as The Interlocutor.
The Scottsboro Boys performs a limited run June 21–July 15, 2012, at the American Conservatory Theater
(415 Geary Street, San Francisco). Press night is Wednesday, June 27, at 8 p.m. Tickets (starting at $20) are on sale now and may be purchased online at act-sf.org
or by calling 415.749.2228.
Photo Credit: Henry DiRocco