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Parade - 2007 - West End

The Tony Award-winning musical drama Parade features the true story of Leo Frank’s trial and lynching in early 20th-century Atlanta. Ostracized for his faith and Northern heritage, Jewish factory manager Leo Frank is accused of murdering a teenaged factory girl the day of the annual Confederate Memorial Day parade. Alfred Uhry’s award-winning book and Jason Robert Brown’s rousing, colorful and haunting score illuminate a circus of conflicting accounts, false testimony and mishandled evidence in a town reeling with social and racial tension. Isolated from the world, Leo develops a new and deeper love for his wife, who tirelessly crusades for his freedom. Stephen Rayne (The Heavens Are Hung In Black, Sabrina Fair) directs this compelling and provocative tale of justice miscarried, revealing a country at odds with its declarations of equality. Tony-Award nominee Euan Morton stars as Leo Frank. Parade is a co-production with Theater J and is presented in association with the Anti-Defamation League and Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington.


Donmar Warehouse

(London, )
41 Earlham Street
by Student Blogger: Alexandra Curnyn - May 6, 2021
“Ugh, that costume looks horrible on you. See, right around your stomach, you can’t hide anything! Take it off. It’s awful.” I stood in the middle of the theatre under the relentless, beaming stage lights during our tech week 'costume parade' and looked down at my shimmery dress (stomach pudge included, but not too prominent), which matched many of the other ensemble girls'. I began to process these verbal wounds to my teenage, fragile ego, and after a few moments, I wanted nothing more than to hide in the wings until closing night.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2021
Iris Theatre today announced participants for #start, a development scheme for those early in their theatre careers and those getting into theatre for the very first time. The scheme has two strands: #startDIRECTING and #startDESIGNING, offering aspiring practitioners a selection of workshops, online learning and practical placements.
by TV News Desk - May 5, 2021
Written and produced by Ainsworth in Toronto, New York and Los Angeles over many years, Sparkles & Debris reflects her usual composer’s mindset and instinct for idiosyncratic melodies and structures.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2021
Theatre Royal Bath Productions and Jonathan Church Theatre Productions will present COPENHAGEN by Michael Frayn, which will open at Theatre Royal Bath for three weeks from 9 June before touring to Southampton, Malvern, Cambridge, and Kingston-Upon-Thames.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2021
SpeakEasy Stage Company will proudly stream a benefit production of Jason Robert Brown's classic musical,
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2021
Bluegrass Pride, a Bay Area-based non-profit whose mission is to uplift LGBTQ+ musicians and creators in roots music, is proud to announce the second year of their immensely popular virtual festival and fundraising event, Porch Pride, which will take place all month long during June 2021.
by TV News Desk - Apr 9, 2021
Produced by Will Hicks (Ed Sheeran, Jamie Lawson), “Home” is one of fifty songs that Ava has written, and the first of ten already produced, to be released in the coming months.
by TV News Desk - Apr 9, 2021
“I write too many songs about men who break my heart, so my mom deserves a song because she is the one there through it all,” Catie said. “This is my Mother’s Day present to her and all the other incredible moms out there.”
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2021
She Loves You will have its world premiere in March 2022 at the Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, starring Danish singer and actress Maria Lucia (The Beauty and the Beast, The Sound of Music on stage and the Danish film dubbing of Disney's Frozen) leading a cast of 24 musical performers. This production with Danish dialogue and English-language songs, will transfer to the Musikhuset in Aarhus before launching a Scandinavian tour of Sweden, Norway and Iceland, with several worldwide productions still in the pipeline.
by TV News Desk - Apr 8, 2021
The track was co-written by Shaw, Nate Ferrero (Johnny Orlando, Bülow, Virginia to Vegas, Shawn Hook), Mike Sonier (The Weeknd, Julia Michaels, Noah Cyrus), and Alex ‘Pilz’ Vujic (a long-time collaborator of Shaw’s). 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2021
New York-based nonprofit performing and teaching organization Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company is presenting Dance With Us, an educational digital platform centered around the premiere of a series of new dance films. The resource launches from June 25-27, 2021 at 7pm ET.
by TV News Desk - Apr 7, 2021
On their new single, glimmers frontwoman Maggie Schneider shares with Alternative Press, “’By The Lips’ is our fourth episode of this story. At this point, our couple has reunited for the first time since their breakup.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2021
After a forced Covid year break from performing live on stage, International theater and concert star Isaac Sutton returns to the Israeli stages with 'Tonight A Musical'.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2021
Delaware Theatre Company announces tickets on sale Tuesday, April 6, 2021, for our 2020/21 Season-Take 2!, a new outdoor performance series that will showcase a variety of Hollywood, Broadway and regional performers.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2021
Lips, the ultimate in drag dining which was established more than 30 years ago before there was RuPaul's Drag Race, is back and more bodacious than ever! Lips is announcing its newest cast members – Tiffany Fantasia, Adriana Le Glam, Asheeria Pryce, Aaliyah Jae, Crystal Famouz and Karma Sutra.
by Núria Pedret - Apr 30, 2021
La adaptación fílmica dirigida por Tamra Davis ya tiene elenco y fecha de rodaje para inicios de verano
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2021
South Australian secondary school students will unite today and join global celebrations for UNESCO's International Jazz Day with performance workshops led by local jazz creatives Jo Lawry, Will Vinson, Kyrie Anderson and Lazaro Numa at Adelaide Festival Centre.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2021
Chance Theater presents Orange County premiere of Neil Bertram and Brian Hill’s musical, The Story of My Life will be the first show in our 23rd Anniversary Season. The musical is directed by Matthew McCray (The Other Place), with music direction by Robyn Manion (Ragtime). The show will have scheduled virtual performances through June 6, 2021. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2021
Playful People Productions, based in San Jose California, is introducing a new way to learn theatre and art skills: through online, On Demand classes recorded by professional artists.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2021
The Howard Gilman Foundation has awarded a $100,000 challenge grant to the Cultural Solidarity Fund (CSF), an initiative administered by the Indie Theater Fund with leadership by the arts collective LEIMAY and organized by a consortium of 20 NYC arts and cultural organizations, in support of not only artists but also cultural workers who are facing immediate challenges with rent, food insecurity, and medical, child, and elder care emergencies.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2021
On Site Opera is bringing music back to the streets of New York City with The Road We Came, a three-neighborhood musical walking tour that explores Black music history, May 1-July 31, 2021, in collaboration with Kenneth Overton, Kevin J. Miller, and Eric K. Washington.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2021
The Musical Theatre Program at Anderson University has announced the release of an audio-play podcast featuring AU students performing with Broadway actors Jill Abramovitz and Aaron Lazar. The podcast, titled The Show Must Go On: A Musical Mystery at Sea, is the first piece created under The Musical Theatre New Works and New Media Initiative.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2021
Celebration Theatre Company continues its fifth season with Rachel Sheinkin and William Finn's Tony Award-winning The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, running from April 30 - May 9, 2021 at the Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts' Alexis and Jim Pugh Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2021
Check out the full cast and touring schedule.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2021
We've rounded up some of the top productions on stage this summer! Find something near you to see using our comprehensive guide below!
by Gil Kaan - Apr 23, 2021
Leading up to the May 1st launch of his latest book (his seventh) Who’s Afraid of Michael Kearns?; multi-hyphenate Michael Kearns shares some behind-the-scenes of what revs up Michael Kearns. His Q&A, presented by Skylight Books, will be live Zoomed, along with a scene from BLOODBOUND performed by Maxwell Caulfield and Peter Frechette.
by TV News Desk - Apr 23, 2021
On Worlds Apart, the band shares, “This EP means a lot to all of us because it represents two years of hard work. It is a concept record, from the very first song to the last. Each of the five songs follows the progression of a relationship, as well as the stages of heartbreak: love, loss, denial, bargaining, hope, and acceptance.'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2021
At the opening night performance of Godspell on April 22, Artistic Director Joseph C. Walsh announced Garden Theatre’s upcoming 14th season. The 2021 - 2022 season will open with the classic musical Man of La Mancha, followed in October by Looped, a hilarious yet moving drama that peels back the layers of stage and screen diva Tallulah Bankhead. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2021
Two weekends in early autumn see the return of Inside Out Dorset when international and home-grown art animates and illuminates some of the county's finest landscapes. Festival producers Activate have curated an inventive programme with themes of sustainability, land use and lifecycles, human and environmental.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2021
The first ever UK tour of hit musical Dreamgirls, which was due to start in 2020, will now open at the Liverpool Empire Theatre this December before visiting cities right across the country throughout 2022 and into 2023.
by TV News Desk - Apr 21, 2021
Karissa Ella’s youthful, soulful style is a breath of fresh air in today’s world of country music, and she’s been recognized for it by Radio Disney Country, CMT and countless media outlets. Inspired by the likes of Shania Twain, Gretchen Wilson, Garth Brooks and Carrie Underwood, her music and writing is a reflection of those that came before her.
by TV News Desk - Apr 21, 2021
The album, which follows 2019’s acclaimed Phantom Forest and blends live drums, guitars and bass with Ainsworth’s signature vast electronic landscapes, is due May 21.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2021
Priscilla, Queen of the Desert The Musical will officially re-open at Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham on 23 June 2021 before touring to Leeds Grand Theatre, Hull New Theatre, Theatre Royal Bath, Royal & Derngate, Northampton, Glasgow King's Theatre, and more!
by Hayley Westwood - Apr 20, 2021
After 16 months waiting for opening night, the cast of THE MUSIC MAN sings louder than 76 trombones in a big parade.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2021
Ballydehob, against all the odds this year, are rolling out another outstanding festival programme featuring some of Ireland's finest contemporary Jazz artists.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2021
Coney Island USA has announced its Spring 2021 fundraiser, in partnership with musician Jesse Malin and his East Village club The Bowery Electric.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2021
MPAC continues with limited capacity concerts on stage in April with comedian Ben Bailey and the music of The Brit Pack, as well as a virtual National Geographic Live lecture by Andy Mann sponsored by BASF.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2021
Skylight Music Theatre announced Don't Rána on My Parade, a spring fundraiser in the park on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 6 p.m. hosted by longtime Skylight favorite Rána Roman.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2021
Singer Jill Corey, an overnight sensation in 1953, when she landed on the cover of Life Magazine, passed away from natural causes on April 3 at UPMC Sunnyside in Sunnyside, PA.  She was 85. 
by Shari Barrett - Apr 16, 2021
LEGENDS AND BRIDGE is a comedy imagining former, silver-screen legend Joan Crawford (matronly, washed-up, and pickled on spiked Pepsi) who invites Judy Garland (recently fired from her CBS TV show) and Bette Davis (bitter at no longer being the “Queen of Hollywood”) up to her Manhattan apartment in 1964 to live with her as they work on a “secret” film project. I find it difficult to believe anyone reading this does not already know about the three screen legends featured in the show. But just to be sure, I decided to interview the three actors portraying them to find out more about what it was like to portray such well-known personalities.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2021
Join Rob as they delve into the archives of their old home videos in attempt to recreate this parade and celebrate the joy that can be discovered when parents champion the creativity and absurdity of their child.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2021
Chance Theater has announced that the Orange County premiere of Neil Bertram and Brian Hill’s musical, The Story of My Life will be the first show in their 23rd Anniversary Season. The musical is directed by Matthew McCray (The Other Place), with music direction by Robyn Manion (Ragtime).
by Jim Munson - Apr 14, 2021
San Francisco’s revered 42nd Street Moon kicks off its 2021 “Moonbeams” season with Jason Graae in Perfect Hermany, a tribute to the late, great Jerry Herman, writer of such classic musicals as Hello, Dolly!, Mame and La Cage Aux Folles. The title Perfect Hermany is an unusually apt one as Graae is the perfect interpreter of Herman’s work, having starred in a much-lauded production Herman’s The Grand Tour in LA and toured for years with Herman in Hello, Jerry!, a revue of Herman’s work. Perfect Hermany is available for streaming on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through May 2, 2021. For additional information and to purchase tickets, visit Among his many credits, Graae has appeared on Broadway numerous times, toured extensively as The Wizard in Wicked, performed with major symphonies across the country, recorded dozens of musical theater albums and has enjoyed a long association with 42nd Street Moon. He is known for the improbable combination of his antic, go-for-broke comedic style and the impeccable musicianship of his soaring tenor. He is the type of performer who can make you bust a gut one moment, and then melt your heart the next.   BroadwayWorld caught up with Graae last week from his home base in LA soon after he had completed filming Perfect Hermany. We talked about his long association with both Herman and 42nd Street Moon, his favorite Herman songs, a couple of key roles that somehow got away from him and a few he still hopes to have a go at. Graae is always a blast to talk to. It seems the guy just is incapable of not being funny, but he is also thoughtful and kind, and sort of a walking treasure trove of theatrical lore. The following conversation has been condensed and edited for clarity.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2021
Speaking about the collaboration, PAYDAY reveals, 'Thank you to the legend Makonnen for having me on this track and his debut album. I heard the line 'I lost your hoe and now you know' and it spoke to my soul.'
by Chantal Kunst - Apr 13, 2021
Francis van Broekhuizen krijgt de rol van moeder-overste in de musical The Sound of Music. Producent Stage Entertainment brengt de musicalklassieker in een nieuwe, energieke en eigentijdse versie die vanaf 16 juni 2021 te zien is in het AFAS Circustheater Scheveningen. Hierna zal de voorstelling doorreizen langs de grote theaters in Nederland. De voorstelling kan – mocht dat in juni nodig zijn – coronaproof met een beperkte zaalbezetting spelen. De kaartverkoop voor The Sound of Music is vandaag gestart.
by TV News Desk - Apr 13, 2021
Johnson recorded the stand-up tracks on Elusive live in the fall of 2020 with executive producer and manager Samantha Murphy.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2021
Theatre Under The Stars will host the Leading Ladies Luncheon on Friday, April 16 at 11 a.m. at Houston’s renowned Tony’s on Richmond Ave. This annual event honors outstanding Houstonians who champion the performing arts and arts education.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2021
THE BLACK BOX will welcome back viral a cappella sensation T.3 as part of their Spring Arts Awakening Series on April 24.
by ETTORE FARRATTINI - Apr 10, 2021
Nel 1981, dopo solo 8 anni dal loro primo singolo gli ABBA misero fine alla loro carriera come gruppo.