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The Scottsboro Boys | CHICAGO


The thrilling, final collaboration by the creators of Cabaret and Chicago, The Scottsboro Boys has been hailed as one of the most visionary and controversial musicals to grace the stages of Broadway and London. Nominated for 12 Tony Awards, and presented in the style of the notorious “minstrel show”, this true-life story of nine African American teenagers accused and put on trial in Memphis for a crime they did not commit is one America’s most notorious episodes of injustice; inaugurating a wave of social changes leading up to the modern Civil Rights Movement.

*There will be no 7:30pm performance February 9 and the March 2 performance will instead be at 1:30pm

**There will be no 4pm performance February 11


The performance lasts 1 hour and 50 minutes with no intermission.

*Please note that gunshots, strobe lights, talcum powder (alergy alert) and adult language and situations are used in this production.

The Scottsboro Boys satirically portrays a variety of racially insensitive stereotypes as a component of the production’s storytelling style including minstrel traditions that some audience members may find disturbing.


>Tickets can be purchased through the Stage 773 Box Office at 773.327.5252, online at http://porchlightmusictheatre.org/the-scottsboro-boys/

>Senior Tickets are available for anyone 65+

>Student Tickets can be purchased by calling the box office – valid school i.d. must be shown upon pickup


>Seating is GENERAL ADMISSION unless you are a Porchlight Music Theatre subscriber

>Doors open 30 minutes before curtain

>If you have specific seating needs, please inform a box office or Porchlight Music Theatre employee and they can make the necessary accommodations


>Stage 773 provides valet parking for $10

*There is no valet parking on Thursday, March 2nd at 1:30pm

>Additional parking options include the Public Parking Garage in the Northwestern Medical Building (Belmont & Lakewood) for $12 or metered street parking


Porchlight Music Theatre will be offering special Open Captioned performances of The Scottsboro Boys on Saturday, March 4th at 4pm & 8pm.

If you would like more information on this performance, please contact Dana Mroczek at dana@porchlightmusictheatre.org


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