The Scottsboro Boys

News & Views
2:51 pm
Tue February 7, 2012

THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS: The Story Behind the Musical

WRTI'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.

 

Creatively Speaking
4:06 pm
Sat January 21, 2012

Conductor Herbert Blomstedt--The Story Behind The Scottsboro Boys Musical--Playwright Edward Albee

David Patrick Stearns profiles the veteran conductor Herbert Blomstedt - in town to conduct the Philadelphia Orchestra in an all-Beethoven program.

Susan Lewis looks at a story of injustice that became the basis for a critically acclaimed Broadway musical. The Scottsboro Boys opens in Philadelphia on January 20, 2012.

We listen back to an archive interview with playwright Edward Albee.

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