Theater: Musicals


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White Plains Performing Arts Center Conservatory Theatre
Ariana Moses, dir. of education; Keith Levenson, dir.

Production Description

Casting "Parade," based on the true story of the trial and lynching of Leo Frank with book by Alfred Uhry, music & lyrics by Jason Robert Brown, and co-conceived & directed on Broadway by Harold Prince. Synopsis: In 1913, Leo Frank, a Brooklyn-raised Jew living in Georgia, is put on trial for the murder of 13-year-old Mary Phagan, a factory worker under his employ. Already guilty in the eyes of everyone around him, a sensationalist publisher and a janitor's false testimony seal Leo's fate. His only defenders are a governor with a conscience, and, eventually, his assimilated Southern wife who finds the strength and love to become his greatest champion. Director of Education states: "The White Plains Performing Arts Center Conservatory Theatre is beginning a new summer theater program that gives student actors the opportunity to work in a professional regional theater under the guidance of Broadway artists."

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Rehearses July 8-Aug. 1; tech begins Aug. 2; runs Aug. 8-10 in White Plains, NY.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

No pay. No transportation or housing provided.


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Company states: "Keith Levenson is best known for his work conducting Broadway and National Touring productions including The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (with Ann-Margret), Grease, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Who’s Tommy, Annie Warbucks, Big River, Chess, Peter Pan and the Tony and Grammy Award winning production of Dreamgirls. He is also an accomplished director with credits including the 4th National Tour of Annie for Nederlander Productions. As Associate Artistic Director of the Depot Theatre for 10 years, Keith’s directing credits include Big River, Forum, Man of La Mancha, Evita, A Little Night Music, Little Shop of Horrors, and the first production of Violet, among others. He has also directed many Off-Broadway and Regional productions, as well as for universities."