Tag Archives: David Thompson

Monday Meditation: I’ll Never Get Over (Trying to Understand) Michael John LaChiusa

Is there any theatremaker working in musical theatre today who is as divisive as Michael John LaChiusa? Some people think his work is amazing, diverse and complex while others think he writes musicals that are unmemorable, one-note and pretentious. I’m in the former category. Continue reading

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Musical Theatre Haiku Month: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS

The Scottsboro Boys The truth of the past Revealed by Bones and Tambo; The future unclear Want to write your own The Scottsboro Boys haiku? Head to the comment box and give it a try!

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Musical Notes: 20 May 2010

The Scottsboro Boys Sets Broadway Dates The Scottsboro Boys, the new John Kander-Fred Ebb-David Thompson musical based on the infamous Scottsboro case in the 1930s, will open on Broadway at the Lyceum theatre on 31st October 2010, following a preview … Continue reading

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NEWSFLASH: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Recording

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 … Continue reading

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THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS on Broadway Next Season

There may be two theatres opening up on Broadway next next week – the Circle in the Square Theater and the Henry Miller’s Theater – but Off-Broadway’s The Scottsboro Boys won’t make the transfer to the Great White Way this … Continue reading

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PHOTOS: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS

With the show having opened Off-Broadway last night, it’s time for us to see what The Scottsboro Boys looks like for ourselves. Here’s a gallery of photographs by Carol Rosegg and Richard Termine. With a book by David Thompson, The … Continue reading

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NEWSFLASH: Previews start for THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS

The new Kander and Ebb musical (with book by David Thompson), The Scottsboro Boys, begins previews today Off-Broadway in the Vineyard Theatre. The show deals with the famous “Scottsboro” case of the 1930s, in which a group of young African … Continue reading

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