NEWSFLASH: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Recording

THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS

To purchase the Original Cast Recording of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS, click on the image above.

The original cast recording of John Kander and Fred Ebb’s newest musical, The Scottsboro Boys, was recorded today for Jay Records. With a book by David Thompson, the show deals with the infamous Scottsboro case from the 1930s, in which a group of innocent African-American teenagers were falsely accused of a terrible crime and ultimately provoked a national outrage that sparked the American Civil Rights movement. Noted in its recent Off-Broadway run for its deconstruction of minstrel show traditions, the show is hopefully headed to Broadway next season. It’s a good thing too: this is the kind of musical that is sorely needed to lend some long-lost artistic credibility to the Great White Way.

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