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Eugene Williams

 
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  [Broadway]
1928
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Aramie Payton (Eugene Williams), Joseph Monroe Webb (Olen Montgomery), Darrell Purcel Photo

Aramie Payton (Eugene Williams), Joseph Monroe Webb (Olen Montgomery), Darrell Purcell Jr (Clarence Norris), Lamont Walker II (Haywood Patterson), Malik Akil (Charles Weems), C.K. Edwards (Roy Wright), DeWitt Fleming, Jr. (Ozie Powell), and Jonathan Adrie

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05/31/2018
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(Standing on box) Cameron Goode as Eugene Williams in Porchlight Music Theatre√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs The Scottsboro Boys

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02/06/2017

 

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  [Broadway]
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Eugene Williams News

Steppenwolf Announces 2022/23 Season Featuring 4 World Premieres & More Photo Steppenwolf Announces 2022/23 Season Featuring 4 World Premieres & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2022

Steppenwolf Theatre Company¬†has announced the¬†2022/23 Season¬†today. With six Steppenwolf Membership Series productions and two SYA productions, the 47th season is the storied company‚Äôs¬†first full season in its expanded home‚ÄĒwelcoming audiences back to experience the next chapter of Steppenwolf‚Äôs bold, visceral and muscular work.

Steppenwolf's World Premiere Adaptation of Eve L. Ewing's 1919 Expands Public Perform Photo Steppenwolf's World Premiere Adaptation of Eve L. Ewing's 1919 Expands Public Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 15, 2021

Steppenwolf Theatre Company¬†will open¬†its new in-the-round¬†Ensemble Theater in Honor of Helen Zell¬†with the¬†Steppenwolf for Young Adults¬†world premiere adaptation of¬†Eve L. Ewing's¬†1919, adapted by¬†J. Nicole Brooks¬†and directed by¬†Gabrielle Randle-Bent¬†and¬†Tasia A. Jones,¬†February 2 ‚Äď March 6, 2022.

Lookingglass Theatre Announces SUNSET 1919: A RITUAL Photo Lookingglass Theatre Announces SUNSET 1919: A RITUAL
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 14, 2021

Lookingglass Theatre Company¬†commemorates the start of the 1919 Chicago race riots, incited by the tragic murder of Eugene Williams, a Black teenager stoned to death after drifting into a ‚Äúwhites only‚ÄĚ section of Lake Michigan.¬†

Cast Announced For Playhouse On Park's INTO THE WOODS At The Connecticut Shakespeare  Photo Cast Announced For Playhouse On Park's INTO THE WOODS At The Connecticut Shakespeare Festival
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2021

The production runs July 28 - August 22. Learn more about the show and how to purchase tickets here!

Steppenwolf Announces The Loft Education Space Photo Steppenwolf Announces The Loft Education Space
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2021

Steppenwolf Theatre Company has announced initial programming details for The Loft, its first-ever dedicated education space that encompasses the entire fourth floor of Steppenwolf's trailblazing new Arts and Education Center, designed by world-renowned architect Gordon Gill of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture.

Steppenwolf Theatre Company Announces Live 2021/22 Season Featuring Works by Tracy Le Photo Steppenwolf Theatre Company Announces Live 2021/22 Season Featuring Works by Tracy Letts, Tina Landau & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2021

Today Steppenwolf Theatre Company¬†unveiled its path to welcoming audiences back to the theater‚ÄĒand not the same one they left but a stunning new 50,000 sq. ft. theater building and education center on Halsted Street.

VIDEO: Original Broadway Cast and Creatives of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Reunite Photo VIDEO: Original Broadway Cast and Creatives of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Reunite
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 31, 2020

The Scottsboro Boys opened on Broadway 10 years ago today, on October 31, 2010.  Director Susan Stroman, David Thompson (writer) and the Original Broadway Cast reunited to talk about the experience, and perform one of the signature songs from the show 'Commencing In Chattanooga.'

THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Reunion Special Announced at Theatre Raleigh Photo THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Reunion Special Announced at Theatre Raleigh
by A.A. Cristi - May 18, 2020

Theatre Raleigh presents its first reunion show, featuring the cast of our 2019 production of The Scottsboro Boys. The final collaboration by musical theatre legends, John Kander and Fred Ebb (Cabaret, Chicago) and nominated for twelve Tony Awards, The Scottsboro Boys confronts an infamous event in the history of the American criminal justice system.

Vintage Theatre Presents The Regional Premiere Of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Photo Vintage Theatre Presents The Regional Premiere Of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS
by Stephi Wild - Jan 14, 2020

From Kander & Ebb, the songwriting team that brought you Cabaret and Chicago, a?oeThe Scottsboro Boysa?? is a modern masterpiece that explores the infamous 1930s Scottsboro Case in which a group of young African-American men is falsely accused of a terrible crime. Humorous and haunting, this musical tells the story that ultimately sparked the Civil Rights Movement.

Bristol Riverside Theatre Announces Leadership Change At End Of 2019-2020 Season Photo Bristol Riverside Theatre Announces Leadership Change At End Of 2019-2020 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 24, 2019

Bristol Riverside Theatre announces that Founding Director Susan D. Atkinson and Artistic Director Keith Baker will be stepping down from their day-to-day roles at the end of the 2019-2020 season. Atkinson is credited with helping to rejuvenate Bristol Borough during her 33 years of service. She led the way in turning an old adult movie theatre into a professional theatre company that has produced five world class productions a year for the past 33 years. Baker steps down after 28 years of service to the theatre. He wore many different hats at BRT, directing, singing and acting in over 120 plays and musicals, and steering its artistic vision. The duo will step down from their roles at the conclusion of the current season. The BRT Board of Directors has launched an extensive search for a new artistic director. Later in the season, look for news of a special event that will honor Atkinson and Baker's service to the organization and the community. 

Eugene Williams Videos

Exclusive: First Look At Signature's THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS in D.C.! VideoExclusive: First Look At Signature's THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS in D.C.!
by Stage Tube - May 30, 2018

Get a first look at Signature Theatre's D.C. premiere of The Scottsboro Boys, directed by Signature Theatre's Director of New Works Joe Calarco (Signature's Jesus Christ Superstar, Gypsy) and choreographed by Jared Grimes (Signature's Jelly's Last Jam). John Kander and Fred Ebb's final musical collaboration premiered on Broadway in 2010 and was heralded as 'an absolute marvel' by The Associated Press.

VIDEO: Signature Theatre Teases THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS In New Trailer VideoVIDEO: Signature Theatre Teases THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS In New Trailer
by Alan Henry - May 14, 2018

Signature Theatre announces the full cast and creative team for the DC premiere of The Scottsboro Boys directed by Signature Theatre's Director of New Works Joe Calarco (Signature's Jesus Christ Superstar, Gypsy) and choreographed by Jared Grimes (Signature's Jelly's Last Jam). John Kander and Fred Ebb's final musical collaboration premiered on Broadway in 2010 and was heralded as 'an absolute marvel' by The Associated Press. The Scottsboro Boys is centered around nine young African-American teenagers who were ripped off a train in 1931, falsely accused of a crime, hastily tried and sentenced to death in an outrageous disregard of due process. The Scottsboro Boys will run from May 22 - July 1 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre.

STAGE TUBE: Check Out Production Highlights from THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS at The Old Globe!
by Stage Tube - May 16, 2012

The Old Globe is presenting the West Coast Premiere of The Scottsboro Boys, the critically acclaimed musical about an infamous chapter in American history. Nominated for 12 Tony Awards, The Scottsboro Boys features music and lyrics by the legendary team of John Kander and Fred Ebb, libretto by David Thompson, musical direction by Eric Ebbenga and direction and choreography by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman. The Scottsboro Boys began performances on April 29 and runs through June 10 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Official production highlights have been released and below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS at The Old Globe - Video Montage!
by Stage Tube - May 14, 2012

The Old Globe is presenting the West Coast Premiere of The Scottsboro Boys, the critically acclaimed musical about an infamous chapter in American history. Nominated for 12 Tony Awards, The Scottsboro Boys features music and lyrics by the legendary team of John Kander and Fred Ebb, libretto by David Thompson, musical direction by Eric Ebbenga and direction and choreography by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman. The Scottsboro Boys began performances on April 29 and runs through June 10 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Check out the show trailer featuring the California cast below!

BWW TV Flashback 3: Opening Night of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS
by Robert Diamond - Dec 12, 2010

In honor of the show's (unfortunate) premature closing today, we present video highlights of the show along with interviews with the cast and creative from the show's opening night!

BWW TV Flashback 2: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS in Performance!
by Robert Diamond - Dec 12, 2010

In honor of the show's (unfortunate) premature closing today, we present video highlights of the show in performance.

BWW TV Flashback 1: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS
by Robert Diamond - Dec 12, 2010

One of the most anticipated Broadway Musicals of the season, THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS, featuring the creative team including legendary musical theatre composer John Kander, Tony and Emmy-nominated book writer David Thompson, five-time Tony Award-winning director/choreographer Susan Stroman, and the acclaimed cast met the press in anticipation of their Broadway opening this fall. Broadway Beat and BroadwayWorld was on hand for this electric event and bring you musical highlights and interviews with the cast and creative team!

STAGE TUBE: New SCOTTSBORO BOYS Commercial!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 10, 2010

THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS began previews on October 7 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street) and opened on October 31, 2010. The production team has just released the latest television spot for the show, including quotes of acclaim. Click below for a look!

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Opening Night of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS
by Craig Brockman - Nov 1, 2010

THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS, the exhilarating new Kander & Ebb musical, opened Sunday, October 31 at the Lyceum Theatre and Broadway Beat and BroadwayWorld.com were there to bring you these interviews with the cast and creative along with highlights from the show!

BWW TV: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS in Performance!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 27, 2010

THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS, the exhilarating new Kander & Ebb musical, is now in previews at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). Opening Night is Sunday, October 31. Click below for a first look at the BOYS onstage!


Eugene Williams Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Eugene Williams been in?
Eugene Williams has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Eugene Williams been in?
Eugene Williams has not appeared in the West End