The Scottsboro Boys

Lyceum Theatre

Previews Began: October 7, 2010

Opening Night: October 31, 2010

Closing Night: December 12, 2010

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Music: Fred Ebb

John Kander

Lyrics: Fred Ebb

John Kander

Book: David Thompson

A stirring new musical that explores the infamous 1930s Scottsboro Case in which a group of African-American teenagers is falsely accused of a terrible crime — ultimately provoking national outrage that sparked the American Civil Rights movement.

Minstrel March………………………………………Orchestra
Hey, Hey, Hey, Hey!…………………………………Company
Commencing in Chattanooga………….Scottsboro Boys,
                                                       Haywood Patterson
Alabama Ladies……………….Ruby Bates, Victoria Price
Nothin’……………………………………..Haywood Patterson
Electric Chair……………….Guards, Electrified Charlie,
                               Electrified Isaac, Eugene Williams
Go Back Home……Scottsboro Boys, Eugene Williams,
                              Haywood Patterson
Shout!……………………………………………Scottsboro Boys
Make Friends With the Truth…………Scottsboro Boys,
                                                       Haywood Patterson
That’s Not the Way We Do
Things…………………………………………Samuel Leibowitz
Never Too Late……………Scottsboro Boys, Ruby Bates
Financial Advice…………………………..Attorney General
Southern Days………………………………..Scottsboro Boys
Chain Gang……………………………………Scottsboro Boys
Alabama Ladies (Reprise)……………………Victoria Price
Zat So?………………………………….Governor of Alabama,
                                                      Haywood Patterson,
                                                          Samuel Leibowitz
You Can’t Do Me……………………………Scottsboro Boys,
                                                       Haywood Patterson
The Scottsboro Boys……………………….Scottsboro Boys
Minstrel March (Reprise)………………………..Orchestra