Parade

The Secret Theatre
44-02 23rd St, New York, NY 11101
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Parade dramatizes the 1913 trial of Jewish factory manager, Leo Frank, who was falsely convicted of murdering a thirteen-year-old employee, Mary Phagan. The trial, fueled by political ambition and sensationalized by the media, aroused anti-Semitic tensions in Atlanta, Georgia. Filled with beautiful and evocative music, Parade is at once a riveting murder mystery, a gripping courtroom drama, a moving love story, a profile in courage and a searing social commentary. The Leo Frank trial and subsequent lynching gave rise to both the Ku Klux Klan (known at the time as the Knights of Mary Phagan), as well as the Anti- Defamation League.

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