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Theater Review: "The Scottsboro Boys" Triumphs

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

The true story is as unlikely a choice for a Broadway show as you can imagine: nine young black men aged 13 to 19 were arrested on trumped up rape charges in 1931 Alabama and became a national cause celeb.

They Are Women, Hear Them Roar

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

I was intrigued by Symmetry Theatre's claim that fewer good roles are written for women, I found myself wondering if people might not be aware of the variety of plays that do indeed have meaty roles for female characters.

Stage Door: The Scottsboro Boys, The Addams Family

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Fern Siegel

The Scottsboro Boys is an astounding production. In the guise of a minstrel show, it tells the tragic story of nine black boys falsely charged with raping two white women in Alabama in 1931.