Parade 1998

Ages: 16+
Opened: December 17, 1998
Closing: February 28, 1999

Parade - 1998 - Broadway History , Info & More

Vivian Beaumont Theatre (Broadway)
150 West 65th St. at Broadway New York, NY 10023

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.

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What productions of Parade have there been?
Parade has had 4 productions including Broadway which opened in 1998, Broadway which opened in 1998, US Tour which opened in 2000 and West End which opened in 2007.
What Tony Awards has Parade been nominated for?
Best Book of a Musical for Alfred Uhry.
What Tony Awards has Parade won?
Best Book of a Musical for Alfred Uhry, .
What awards has Parade been nominated for?
Parade has been nominated for the Outstanding Broadway Musical award at the Outer Critics Circle Awards.