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From left, Derrick Cobey, Julius Thomas III, Brandon Victor Dixon and Josh Breckenridge perform a scene from "The Scottsboro Boys," a tale of 1930s injustice framed as a minstrel show, at off-Broadway's Vineyard Theatre in New York. It earned 12 Tony nominations.

Associated Press photographs From left, Derrick Cobey, Julius Thomas III, Brandon Victor Dixon and Josh Breckenridge perform a scene from "The Scottsboro Boys," a tale of 1930s injustice framed as a minstrel show, at off-Broadway's Vineyard Theatre in New York. It earned 12 Tony nominations.