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The double Tony Award-winning Parade (Best Book and Best Score) is based on a true historical incident, which gave rise to the Anti-Defamation League, so outrageous was the miscarriage of justice in the urgency to find a scapegoat.”

“Parade highlights the role of yellow journalism, the sensationalistic ginning up of popular sentiment even as it ignores the truth.”

“Anaheim’s Chance Theater gave this show a stunning, innovative production (scenic design by Fred Kinney) on bare wooden planks in a staging involving little more than tables and chairs in constant motion. ”

“The singing and acting are completely engaging, proving, as many companies are coming around to appreciate today, that glitz and lots of stage furniture do not necessarily a musical make.”

“The inspired score sheds a bright though tragic light on a dark corner of history with all too much contemporary meaning.”

 

 

Read the full article at people’sworld.org

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