Parade 2023 Broadway revival poster

Parade is a powerful and evocative musical dramatizing the 1913 trial of Jewish factory manager Leo Frank.

What is the story behind the Parade musical?

The story delves into the themes of justice, prejudice, and social tensions in the early 20th century American South. It focuses on the true story of Leo Frank, who was accused and convicted of raping and murdering a thirteen-year-old employee, Mary Phagan, in Atlanta, Georgia.

It portrays the media frenzy and public outrage surrounding the case, as well as the personal struggles of Leo and his wife, Lucille, as they seek to clear his name in the face of overwhelming odds.

The musical is a poignant exploration of love, loss, and endurance in times of injustice.

About the show

Songs from Parade

  1. The Old Red Hills of Home
  2. The Dream of Atlanta
  3. How Can I Call This Home
  4. The Picture Show
  5. Leo at Work / What Am I Waiting For?
  6. I Am Trying to Remember…
  7. Big News!
  8. There is a Fountain / It Don’t Make Sense
  9. Real Big News
  10. You Don’t Know This Man
  11. Hammer of Justice
  12. Twenty Miles from Marietta
  13. Frankie’s Testimony
  14. The Factory Girls / Come Up to My Office
  15. My Child Will Forgive Me
  16. That’s What He Said
  17. It’s Hard to Speak My Heart
  18. Summation and Cakewalk
  19. A Rumblin’ and a Rollin’
  20. Do it Alone
  21. Pretty Music
  22. Letter to the Governor
  23. This is Not Over Yet
  24. Feel the Rain Fall
  25. Where Will You Stand When the Flood Comes?
  26. All the Wasted Time
  27. Sh’ma
  28. Finale

Cast Albums