The Scottsboro Boys at the Garrick Theatre
Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0HH
The Young Vic’s sold-out production of The Scottsboro Boys hits the West End’s Garrick Theatre starring Brandon Victor Dixon.
Following a wildly successful, sold out run at the Young Vic, Kander and Ebb’s exhilarating, dazzling and provocative musical The Scottsboro Boys is transferring to the West End this Autumn.
This critically acclaimed production was nominated for 6 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical and won the Critics’ Circle Best Musical Award 2013. It was nominated for an extraordinary 12 Tony Awards on Broadway.
The Socttsboro Boys brings to life the extraordinary true story of nine young men in a case that changed history forever.
The cast includes Broadway star Brandon Victor Dixon – the original Haywood Patterson in the US cast of the show, and Young Vic cast members Colman Domingo, Forrest McClendon, James T Lane and Julian Glover.
Directed by 5-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman, this sensational musical is written by legendary composing duo Kander and Ebb (Chicago, Cabaret).
Don’t miss this all-singing, all-dancing, exhilarating and bold new musical.
1931. Nine black teenagers board a train in Scottsboro, Alabama, in search of a new life. By the end of their journey, their lives – and those of every American – would be changed forever.
Accused of an unspeakable crime, their trial would divide a nation. But behind the screaming headlines was the devastating story of nine young men, desperate to prove to the world that they mattered.
Broadway star Brandon Victor Dixon returns to the role of Haywood Patterson following a triumphant Broadway run. He is joined by Colman Domingo as Mr Bones, Forrest McClendon as Mr Tambo, James T Lane as Ozie Powell, and Julian Glover as The Interlocutor, plus Dawn Hope, Dex Lee, Rohan Pinnock-Hamilton, Richard Pitt, Emile Ruddock and Carl Spencer.
Reviews for the Garrick Theatre transfer:
★★★★★ “This is a hurtling journey into hell; I urge you to buy a ticket… irresistibly entertaining” The Times
★★★★★ “Audacious and troubling” FT
★★★★ “This is a show that boasts a brilliant ensemble, but Brandon Victor Dixon shines particularly as Hayward Patterson” Guardian
From the Young Vic production:
★★★★★ “A shocking, gripping, superbly staged, fabulously well-performed show” Mail On Sunday
★★★★★ “Extraordinary and unforgettable” Metro