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Full Parade Cast to Include Howard McGillin, Paul Alexander Nolan, Kelli Barrett, Alex Joseph Grayson

Jay Armstrong Johnson, Eddie Cooper, Manoel Felciano and more round-out the company of the musical, starring Ben Platt and Micaela Diamond.

Alex Joseph Grayson (center) and the cast of Parade at New York City Center
Alex Joseph Grayson (center) and the cast of Parade at New York City Center
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Full casting is set for the upcoming Broadway revival of Parade, starring Ben Platt and Micaela Diamond as Leo and Lucille Frank.

The 33-strong cast will include Alex Joseph Grayson as Jim Conley, Sean Allan Krill as Governor Slaton, Howard McGillin as Old Soldier/Judge Roan, Paul Alexander Nolan as Hugh Dorsey, Jay Armstrong Johnson as Britt Craig, Kelli Barrett as Mrs. Phagan, Courtnee Carter as Angela, Eddie Cooper as Newt Lee, Erin Rose Doyle as Mary Phagan, Manoel Felciano as Tom Watson, Danielle Lee Greaves as Minnie McKnight, Douglas Lyons as Riley, Jake Pederson as Frankie Epps, Florrie Bagel as Nurse, Stacie Bono as Sally Slaton, Max Chernin as Mr. Turner, Emily Rose DeMartino as Essie, Christopher Gurr as Luther Rosser/Mr. Peavy, Beth Kirkpatrick as Nina, Ashlyn Maddox as Monteen, Sophia Manicone as Iola, William Michals as Decetive Starnes, Jackson Teeley as Officer Ivey, and Charlie Webb as Young Soldier.

The swings are Harry Bouvy, Tanner Callicutt, Bailee Endebrock, Caroline Fairweather, Prentiss E. Mouton, and Aurelia Williams. Ryan Vona will be the standby for Leo Frank.

Parade is written by Jason Robert Brown and Alfred Uhry, and coconceived by Harold Prince. The Broadway revival, which originated last fall at New York City Center, is directed by Michael Arden, with Lauren Yalango-Grant & Christopher Cree Grant (choreography), Dane Laffrey (scenic design), Susan Hilferty (costume design), Heather Gilbert (lighting design), Jon Weston (sound design), Sven Ortel (projection design), Tom Watson (hair and wig design), Tom Murray (music director/conductor), and Kimberlee Wertz (music coordinator).

Parade will play Broadway's Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre) with previews starting Tuesday, February 21 ahead of a Thursday, March 16 official opening night. This strictly limited engagement will play through Sunday, August 6.

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Final performance: August 6, 2023