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The Scottsboro Boys

The Scottsboro Boys

Speakeasy Stage Company

Direction: Paul Daigneault

Choreography: Ilyse Robbins

Musical direction: Matthew Stern

Set design: Eric Levenson

Lighting design: Daisy Long

Sound design: David Remedios

Costume design:

Miranda Kau Giurleo

Photo credits: Nile Hawver/Nile Scott Shots 

Named one of the Top Ten Shows of 2016 by the Boston Globe

Elliot Norton Award for Best Production at a Mid-size Theater, 2017

IRNE Award: Best Choreography at a Small Theater, 2017

"The choreography by Ilyse Robbins, dynamic throughout, is especially effective in a nightmare sequence that unfolds around an electric chair, the Scottsboro Boys in striped prison attire." - Don Aucoin, The Boston Globe


"The Scottsboro Boys is an effective and affecting piece of theater that is not only to the credit of creators, Kander, Ebb, and Thompson, but to Paul Daigneault's sharp-edged direction, Robbins' multistyled choreography, Matthew Stern's music direction, and the splendid cast as well. All of their forces combined result in a truthful and brave production of a show that feels like anything but a timepiece." - Iris Fanger,

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