Photo Flash: First Look at Ben Dibble, Jennie Eisenhower and More in Arden Theatre's PARADE
Arden Theatre Company begins its 26th season of great stories with Parade, the musical with book by Alfred Uhry and music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown. Directed by Terrence J. Nolen and co-conceived with designer Jorge Cousineau, the production runs on the Arden's F. Otto Haas Stage from September 26 through November 3, 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look below!
Ben Dibble (A Little Night Music, Candide) leads the cast as Leo Frank alongside Jennie Eisenhower (Baby Case) as Lucille, his wife and only defender. With actors portraying multiple roles, Parade showcases many of Philadelphia's great musical theatre performers including Rachel Camp (Next to Normal), Jeffrey Coon (Sunday in the Park with George), Caroline Dooner (Sunday in the Park with George, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum),Sarah Gliko (Charlotte's Web), Scott Greer (The Threepenny Opera, Sunday in the Park with George), Alex Keiper (A Little Night Music), Anthony Lawton (The Threepenny Opera), and Michael Philip O'Brien (Sweeney Todd). New York-based performers Derrick Cobey (A Little Night Music) and Robert Hager (Next to Normal) return to the Arden for this production alongside newcomers Dennis Holland (The Music Man on Broadway), Kenita Miller (Xanadu and The Color Purple on Broadway), and Temple University student Kathryn Brunner as Mary Phagan, the young girl whose death begins the investigation and trial depicted in the play.
Parade previews begin on Thursday, September 26, 2013 Preview performances run September 26, 27, 28, 29, and October 1. Opening night is set for 7pm Wednesday, October 2. The final performance is scheduled for November 3, 2013. Single ticket prices are $36-$48, with discounts available for seniors, students, military and educators. Groups of 15+ enjoy significant discounts; please inquire about group rates. Mainstage Subscriptions are on sale for $84-$135. Call the Arden Box Office at 215.922.1122, order online at www.ardentheatre.org, or visit the box office at 40 N. 2nd Street in Old City, Philadelphia.
Photo Credit: Mark Garvin
Robert Hager and Kathryn Brunner