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Sebastian Arcelus and Stephanie J. Block Sing Jason Robert Brown's Parade

The pair took to the stage to celebrate Brown's Tony-winning musical.

Stephanie J. Block and Sebastian Arcelus play Lucille and Leo Frank in a concert of Parade.
(© Melanie Einzig/Museum of Jewish Heritage)

The Museum of Jewish Heritage and the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene presented a concert production of Jason Robert Brown and Alfred Uhry's Tony-winning musical Parade on March 7.

Jason Robert Brown serves as conductor of his score.
(© Melanie Einzig/Museum of Jewish Heritage)

The evening featured songwriter Brown conducting a cast led by married couple Sebastian Arcelus and Stephanie J. Block as Leo and Lucille Frank. They were joined by Broadway's Jesse Warren-Nager, Caitlin Houlihan, Caitlin Kinnunen, and Allie Trimm who rounded out the evening of performers.

Sebastian Arcelus sings the role of Leo Frank.
(© Melanie Einzig/Museum of Jewish Heritage)

Set to the backdrop of the controversial 1915 Leo Frank murder trial, which ended with an innocent Frank lynched by a mob, Parade received the Best Book and Best Original Musical Score Tony Awards in 1999 upon its Broadway premiere.

Caitlin Kinnunen, Allie Trimm, and Caitlin Houlihan take part in the concert.
(© Melanie Einzig/Museum of Jewish Heritage)
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