Scottsboro Boys Opening Night in LA

Paula Abdul, Angela Bassett, Regina King and Others Join the Cast and Center Theatre Group VIPs at Opening Night for The Scottsboro Boys 

 

The Hollywood crowd joined Center Theatre Group VIPs at Opening Night for The Scottsboro Boys at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles.

To read my Los Angeles Times story about Opening Night festivities, including a party at the historic Figueroa Hotel, click here. 

To see a sampling of those who came, check out the photo gallery below by Capture Imaging.

Actors pictured are Paula Abdul, Angela Bassett, Jason George of “Grey’s Anatomy,” Dawnn Lewis of “A Different World,” Calvin Sykes of “Funny People,” Kearran Giovanni of “Major Crimes,” Kiki Shepard of “Miss Evers’ Boys,” singer Kenny Lattimore and cast members John Henry, Hal Linden, David Bazemore, Trent Armand Kendall, Christian Dante White, Deandre Sevon and Ayanna Berkshire.

Also shown are Judie Stein, a sponsor of the play; U.S. Congress Representative Maxine Waters; City Council Member Jan Perry; Centre Theatre Group managing director Edward Rada; and Center Theatre Group Producing Director Douglas Baker. 

 

Top Photo: Cast member David Bazemore with Paula Abdul at the Center Theatre Group’s Ahmanson Theatre at The Scottsboro Boys Opening Night in LA (Photo by Ryan Miller/ Capture Imaging)

Second photo: Judie Stein, a sponsor of the production, at the after-party with cast member Hal Linden on Opening Night in LA at the Center Theatre Group’s Ahmanson Theatre (Photo by Ryan Miller/ Capture Imaging) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Third photo: Angela Bassett meets the play’s Tony-nominated star Joshua Henry at The Scottsboro Boys Opening Night in LA at the Center Theatre Group’s Ahmanson Theatre (Photo by Ryan Miller/ Capture Imaging) 

Fourth photo: The cast members take their bows to a standing ovation at The Scottsboro Boys Opening Night in LA (Photo by Ryan Miller/ Capture Imaging) 

 

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Scottsboro Boys Opening Night in LA 

Published June 1, 2013 – Ellen Olivier, Society News LA