The Scottsboro Boys - Broadway Creative Team

The Scottsboro Boys Broadway

Production Staff

Fred Ebb Lyricist
As a writer, lyricist, composer and director, Fred Ebb made incalculable contributions to the New York theatrical community. Mr. Ebb is a Tony, Grammy, Emmy, Olivier and Kennedy Center Honors Lifetime Achievement Award winning recipient. Fred Ebb's first professional songwriting assignment came in 1953 when he and Phil Springer were hired by Columbia Records to write a song for Judy Garland called "Heartbroken." Mr. Ebb was introduced to composer John Kander in 1964 by music publisher Tommy Valando and became one of the most legendary songwriting teams in American history. The first successful collaboration was on the song "My Coloring ... read more
John Kander Composer
American composer John Kander (b. Kansas City, MO, March 18, 1927) is the musical partner of the songwriting team of Kander and Ebb, who together created at least sixteen Broadway shows, Flora the Red Menace (1965), Cabaret (1966), Chicago (1975), and Curtains (2007) among them. They also contributed material to fourteen films and television specials over their forty-year association. Independently John Kander supplied the scores to many films, including Something For Everyone (1970), Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), Places in the Heart (1984), and Billy Bathgate (1991). ... read more
David Thompson Bookwriter
Tyrone Guthrie Theater Producer
(Further Development)
CSI/Lance Castellana Production Photographer
Ruth Eckerd Hall, Inc. Associate Producer
Richards / Climan, Inc. General Manager
Carlos Arana Associate Producer
Ken Billington Lighting Designer
Ken Billington is a highly acclaimed lighting designer with over 50 years of experience in the theatre industry. Born in 1944 in Long Island, New York, Billington attended Hofstra University where he studied theatre and lighting design. After graduating, he began his career as a lighting designer in the Off-Broadway scene in the 1960s, eventually making his way to Broadway. Billington has designed the lighting for over 100 Broadway productions, including the original productions of Sweeney Todd, Chicago, and The Drowsy Chaperone. He has been nominated for the Tony Award for Best Lighting Design 21 times, winning three times for his ... read more
Beowulf Boritt Scenic Designer
25 Broadway shows including: Act One (Tony Award), The Scottsboro Boys (Tony Nomination), Therese Raquin (Tony Nomination), Come From Away, Flying Over Sunset, Freestyle Love Supreme, The New One, Meteor Shower, A Bronx Tale, Prince Of Broadway, Hand To God, Sondheim On Sondheim, …Spelling Bee , LoveMusik, Grace. 100 Off- Broadway shows including The Last Five Years, Fiddler On The Roof (in Yiddish), Sleepwalk With Me, and Miss Julie. 2007 OBIE Award for sustained excellence. ... read more
Josh Breckenridge Dance Captain
Broadway: Come From Away, The Scottsboro Boys; The Ritz. Off-Broadway: The Scottsboro Boys; Saved. Nat'l Tour: The Book of Mormon. Reg'l: Sunday...George (Huntington), The Whipping Man (KC Rep), Tales of the City (ACT), TSB (Guthrie), Hairspray (Marriott Lincolnshire), Smokey Joe’s Cafe (Cape Playhouse), HSM2 (NCT), Memphis (La Jolla/5th Ave), Dreamgirls (NCT) Film: Finding Me: Truth. BFA: CCM. ... read more
Boneau / Bryan-Brown General Press Representative
Tamar Climan General Manager: Richards / Climan, Inc.
Tamar Climan, founder of Climan Producing LLC (CPL), is a Tony Award®-winning theatre producer with almost three decades of experience producing and general managing on Broadway. Currently, Tamar is producing the national tour of A Soldier’s Play along with Roundabout Theatre Company. She is on the producing team of 1776 for the American Repertory Theater and serves as the Consulting Producer for the Tony Award® and Grammy-winning Jagged Little Pill on the West End and for its North American and Australian tours as well as the North American tour of the Tony Award®-winning revival of Oklahoma!. Previous producing credits ... read more
Ernie Collins Upright Bass/Tuba
John Demous Associate Lighting Designer
Alexis Distler Assistant Scenic Designer
Bruce Doctor Music Arranger
(Additional drum and percussion arrangements)
Wayne duMaine Trumpet/Cornet/Flugel Horn
Brett England Associate Producer
Charles Gordon Tenor Trombone
Orchestra Contractor
Joshua Halperin Production Stage Manager
Larry Hochman Orchestrator
Hochman has worked on 18 Broadway shows including The Prom, Hello, Dolly! (Outer Critics Circle), Book of Mormon (Tony Award, Drama Desk), She Loves Me (Drama Desk), Something Rotten!, Addams Family, Pippin, Scottsboro Boys, Spamalot. 7 Tony nominations, 7 Drama Desk nominations, MSM Distinguished Alumni. Hochman's television work includes Nickelodeon's Wonder Pets! (Five Emmys as composer), 18 Films including Marvin Hamlisch's The Informant! Recordings, as well as concerts for Paul McCartney, Eric Idle, Audra McDonald, Barry Manilow, Boston Pops, and NY Philharmonic. ... read more
Peter Hylenski Sound Designer
Peter Hylenski received a Drama Desk Award and an Outer Critics Circle Award Honour for his work on Moulin Rouge! The Musical. A Grammy, Olivier, and seven-time Tony nominee, his selected design credits include Frozen, Anastasia, Beetlejuice, Once on This Island, Something Rotten, King Kong, Rock of Ages, After Midnight, Motown, The Scottsboro Boys, Side Show, Rocky, Bullets Over Broadway, Shrek the Musical, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, Lend Me a Tenor, Elf, Wonderland, Cry-Baby, The Times They Are a-Changin’, The Wedding Singer, Sweet Charity, Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me. ... read more
SPOTCo, Inc. Website Designer/Online Marketing Strategy
The Nederlander Organization is a company prominent for three generations in the ownership of theatres and the production of distinguished theatrical and concert presentations. Founded in 1912 by David T. Nederlander in Detroit, Michigan, the company is one of the largest and most experienced managers of legitimate venues and entertainment properties in America today. ... read more
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Toni-Leslie James Costume Designer
Broadway: Bernhardt/Hamlet; Come From Away; August Wilson’s Jitney; Amazing Grace; Lucky Guy; The Scottsboro Boys; Finian’s Rainbow; Chita Rivera: The Dancer’s Life; Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom; King Hedley II; One Mo’ Time; The Wild Party; Marie Christine; Footloose; The Tempest; Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992; Angels in America: Millennium Approaches & Perestroika; Chronicle of a Death Foretold; and Jelly’s Last Jam. Off-Broadway: The Public Theater, Playwrights Horizons, Second Stage, Soho Rep, Lincoln Center Theater, New York Theatre Workshop, Manhattan Theatre Club, and the Roundabout Theatre, among others. Regional: Berkeley Repertory Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, Steppenwolf, Hartford Stage, Long Wharf Theatre, the ... read more
Glen Kelly Music Arranger
Music supervisor and arranger for Broadway's The Producers. Other Broadway credits include The Book of Mormon, Spamalot, The Drowsy Chaperone, Beauty and the Beast, The Frogs, High Society, Steel Pier, Dance a Little Closer and A Christmas Carol. For New York City Ballet, he arranged the music and co-wrote the libretto (with Susan Stroman) for Double Feature. Other ballet credits include Thou Swell (for NYCB) and But Not for Me for the Martha Graham Company. ... read more
Stephen Kopel Casting
David Loud Vocal Music Arranger
Musical Director
Paul Masse Piano
James Milkey Assistant Lighting Designer
John Monaco Musical Coordinator
Kaye-Houston Music Music Copyist
Alecia Parker Executive Producer
Ms. Parker serves as executive producer of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert: The Musical, La Cage aux Folles, The Scottsboro Boys, worldwide productions of Chicago and international productions of Rock of Ages. Other credits, spanning over 30 years include: Executive Producer of Sweet Charity, Wonderful Town, Seussical; Associate Producer of Annie Get Your Gun, My Thing of Love, Grease, My Fair Lady, Falsettos, Fiddler on the Roof, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Cabaret; Zorba starring Anthony Quinn; General Manager for Othello, Medea, Your Arms Too Short to Box With God, the international tours of My One and Only, Gypsy, ... read more
Wendy Parson Hair, Wig & Make-up Designer
Vineyard Playhouse Producer
Aurora Productions Production Manager
Credits: Once, The Book of Mormon, The Addams Family (Broadway and National Tour), Sister Act, Peter Pan (threesixty entertainment), The Mountaintop, Relatively Speaking, Man and Boy, Sons of the Prophet, An Evening with Patti and Mandy, and Stick Fly. Past projects include over 150 Broadway shows and their tours. Aurora Productions is Gene O'Donovan and Ben Heller with Stephanie Sherline, Jarid Sumner, Liza Luxenberg, Anita Shah, Rebecca Zuber, Steven Dalton, Eugenio Saenz Flores, Isaac Katzanek & Melissa Mazdra. ... read more
Eric Santagata Assistant Director
Assistant Choreographer
Eric Santagata returns to The Vineyard as Associate Director, having held the same title on Colman Domingo’s DOT. He was most recently seen on Broadway in PRINCE OF BROADWAY at Manhattan Theatre Club. Prior to that, he Associate Directed the Broadway revival of FALSETTOS and will resume that position for the national tour in the coming year. He was on the original creative team of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS and worked on all productions in the US and UK. Broadway performing credits include THE APPLE TREE, BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, and CHAPLIN. Eric is board member of the Broadway Method Academy, Westport ... read more Additional producing credits: Next Fall 2010 Scottsboro Boys 2011 Desperate Writers (Off-Broadway) Union Square Theater 2011 Stick Fly 2011-2012 The King's Speech (2012) UK ... read more
Justin Smith Violin
Cherene Snow Assistant Stage Manager
Rick Sordelet Fight Director
Rick Sordelet - Fight Director - Rick and his son and partner, Christian Kelly-Sordelet, created SORDELET INC, with 73 Broadway credits that include Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, and Wolf Hall. Also staged the fights for the opera Cyrano de Bergerac starring Placido Domingo at the Metropolitan Opera, The Royal Opera House, and the LaScala in Milan, Italy; and for over 65 productions on five continents including Ben Hur Live European Tour and sit down in Rome. Film: Ben is Back starring Julia Roberts and Lucas Hedges, The Game Plan starring Dwayne Johnson; Dan in ... read more
Andrew Sterman Clarinet/Bass Clarinet/Flute/Piccolo
Susan Stroman Choreographer
A five-time Tony Award winning director and choreographer most known for Crazy For You, Contact, The Scottsboro Boys, and The Producers. Her work has been honored with Olivier, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Lucille Lortel and a record six Astaire Awards. She directed and choreographed The Producers, winner of a record-making 12 Tony Awards including Best Direction and Best Choreography. She co-created, directed and choreographed the Tony Award winning musical Contact for Lincoln Center Theater, which was honored with a 2003 Emmy Award for “Live from Lincoln Center”. She directed and choreographed the critically acclaimed musical The Scottsboro Boys on Broadway and in ... read more
Vineyard Theatre Producer
Nicky Tobolski Associate Costume Designer
Credits include: A Civil War Christmas 2012 - Associate Costume Designer- New York Theatre Workshop (NY,NY) A Boy and His Soul 2009 - Assistant Costume Designer -Vineyard Theatre (NY, NY) Cotton Club Parade 2011 ... read more
Greg Utzig Banjo/Guitar/Mandolin/Ukulele/Harmonica
Alex Lyu Volckhausen Stage Manager
Robin S. Walker Assistant Stage Manager
Jeff Whiting Associate Choreographer
Associate Director
Jo Winiarski Associate Scenic Designer
Mark Zimmerman Producer
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