The true story of convicted murderer Leo Frank, and his wife’s crusade for justice, brought musically to the Donmar stage.
In 1913 Atlanta, Frank, a Jewish man, was convicted of the murder of 13-year-old factory worker Mary Phagan. As the pres frenzy and public hatred surrounding the trial grew, Frank’s wife continued to campaign for justice. In a time of religious intolerance, political injustice and racial tension, the musical explores the endurance of love and hope against all the odds.
When Parade was premiered at the Lincoln Center in 1998 it received nine Tony nominations, winning the awards for Book and Score.
Rob Ashford, best known as a choreographer, makes his directorial debut with this production.
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