Parade Casting Announced at White Plains Performing Arts Center
The historical musical features a Tony-winning book and score by Alfred Uhry and Jason Robert Brown.
The cast will be headed by Jim Roumeles and Betsy Simpson as Leo and Lucille Frank, with Danielle Altieri Valdes, Emily Ann Banks, Shirin Clark, Jada Crump, Ruby Day, Ben DeMarco, Ross DeMarco, Victoria Dieck, Joseph Doino, Aiden Dreskin, Nashard Gales, Peter Green, Maiysha Jones-DeFreitas, Victoria Kulak, Brent McGee, Brian McNally, Casey O'Donnell, Jeremy Quinn, Larry Reina, Steven C. Rich, Jillian Marie Sayegh, Lisa Spielman, William Strong, Rrita Toka, Christopher Traina, Katharine Vaccaro, Matthew Walters-Bowens, and Ashley Wool.
Parade, which premiered on Broadway in 1998, dramatizes the 1913 trial of Jewish factory manager Leo Frank, who was accused and convicted of raping and murdering a 13-year-old employee, Mary Phagan. The musical features a Tony-winning score by Jason Robert Brown (The Bridges of Madison County) and a Tony-winning book by Alfred Uhry (Driving Miss Daisy).
Keith Levenson will direct the production with musical direction by Brent McGee and choreography by M.K. Lawson.