Lynching of Leo Frank, The

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Opened Apr 13, 2000
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Robert Myers, The Lynching of Leo Frank will make its New York premiere at the Medicine Show Theatre. The story follows the trial of Leo Frank, a payroll clerk at the National Pencil Factory in Atlanta, Georgia; the murder of Mary Phagan, a 14-year old factory worker; Frank's murder trial and its disturbing aftermath. In May 1999, the play was awarded the Joseph Jefferson Award for "Best New Work" in the Chicago area during the 1998-1999 season.