The Scottsboro Boys http://wrti.org en THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS: The Story Behind the Musical http://wrti.org/post/scottsboro-boys-story-behind-musical <p>WRTI&#39;s Susan Lewis looks at THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS - a story of injustice that became the basis for a critically acclaimed Broadway musical. The show sparked controversy and earned 12 Tony nominations in 2010. A new production featuring many from the original Broadway show is now being presented by the Philadelphia Theatre Company through February 19th.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Tue, 07 Feb 2012 19:51:06 +0000 Susan Lewis 3409 at http://wrti.org THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS: The Story Behind the Musical Conductor Herbert Blomstedt--The Story Behind The Scottsboro Boys Musical--Playwright Edward Albee http://wrti.org/post/conductor-herbert-blomstedt-story-behind-scottsboro-boys-musical-playwright-edward-albee <p>David Patrick Stearns profiles the veteran conductor Herbert Blomstedt - in town to conduct the Philadelphia Orchestra in an all-Beethoven program.</p> <p>Susan Lewis looks at a story of injustice that became the basis for a critically acclaimed Broadway musical. <i>The Scottsboro Boys</i> opens in Philadelphia on January 20, 2012.</p> <p>We listen back to an archive interview with playwright Edward Albee.</p> Sat, 21 Jan 2012 21:06:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns 2774 at http://wrti.org Conductor Herbert Blomstedt--The Story Behind The Scottsboro Boys Musical--Playwright Edward Albee