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BWW TV: Back to the Old Red Hills of Home- Meet the Company of PARADE- Jeremy Jordan, Laura Benanti, Andy Mientus, Joshua Henry & More!


Manhattan Concert Productions is bringing the Drama Desk and Tony Award-winning score of PARADE back to Lincoln Center, where it all began in 1998. This concert performance of PARADE will feature a chorus of over 200 singers from the across the United States; the enlarged forces of the New York City Chamber Orchestra; and a full professional Broadway cast. The company just met the press, and below, BroadwayWorld brings you interviews with the full company as well as a few performance clips, including "This Is Not Over Yet" and "The Old Red Hills of Home."

With a book by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Alfred Uhry, a score by Brown, and co-conceived by Tony Award winner Harold Prince, PARADE tells a controversial story of the 1913 trial of Jewish factory manager Leo Frank (Jordan), who was accused and convicted of raping and murdering a 13-year-old employee, Mary Phagan, in Atlanta, GA. PARADE was Brown's first Broadway production.

The Tony Award-winning score from PARADE will be brought to life for one night only at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center on February 16, 2015. Three-time Tony Award winner and original composer Brown will conduct a star-studded cast and full chorus, joined by Olivier Award nominee Gary Griffin as director, and Tom Murray as music supervisor.

The cast will feature: JEREMY JORDAN, as Leo Frank; LAURA BENANTI, as Lucille Frank; KATIE ROSE CLARKE, as Mrs. Phagan; JOHN ELLISON CONLEE, as Hugh Dorsey; CHARLIE FRANKLIN, as Young Soldier / Frankie Epps; DAVIS GAINES, as Old Soldier / Judge Roan; JOSHUA HENRY, as Jim Conley; CAITLIN HOULAHAN, as Iola Stover; ANDREA JONES-SOJOLA, as Minnie McKnight / Angela / Nina Formby; RAMIN KARIMLOO, as Tom Watson; ANDY MIENTUS, as Britt Craig; NATHANIEL STAMPLEY, as Newt Lee / Riley; and EMERSON STEELE, as Mary Phagan.

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