It is the revival of Jason Robert Brown (writer of the score) and Alfred Uhry(book writer)'s Parade first launch in year 1998 by Broadway. It won awards like Tony Award for Best Score and Tony Award for Best Bookst Book
This musical dramatizes historical events in Atlanta in year 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 investigation and trial aroused anti-Semitic tensions in Atlanta which later led emerge of two rival groups – revival of defunct KKK and birth of Jewish Civil Rights Organizations, the “Anti Defamation League”
Parade, the musical’s story concludes that factory janitor Jim Conley who was the key witness against Frank during trial was the most likely killer. Musical emphasises the evolving relationship of Frank and his wife.
Ben Platt won Tony Award in year 2017 as an Lead Actor-Musical for “Dear Evan Hansen”. Micaela will perform as Lucille Frank. She is best known for her performance as babe in Broadway’s “The Cher Show”.