Scottsboro Boys. Porchlight Theater.
Set Design by Andrei Onegin.
2017 Equity Jeff Award winner as Best Midsize Musical Production.
…Andrei Onegin has created an interactive set design The cast is able to climb on the rafters sitting on different levels at different script moments. A moving train car in the background serves as a constant reminder of how the boys got mixed up in this situation. Meanwhile projections on the back screen complement the story…
Picture This Post. Alexis Bugajsky.
…The set design by Andrei Onegin is unique in that it allows us to focus on the story, but the feeling of where each scene is supposed to be is easy to follow. We are on a train, in a depot, in a prison, in a courtroom and only some boxes are used to make these scene changes. Clever and precise!…
Around The Town Chicago.
…In addition, it would not be an exaggeration to say that the entire cast of “The Scottsboro Boys” is brilliant, and together with the vivid direction of Samuel G. Roberson Jr., galvanic choreography by Florence Walker-Harris, fine music direction by Doug Peck, and splendid design (by Andrei Onegin, Richard Norwood and Samantha Jones), this show easily could hold its own alongside “Hamilton.”…
Chicago Sun Times. Hedy Weiss.