Parade by Jason Robert Brown & Alfred Uhry, Arden Theatre, 2013
The lynching of the Jewish factory manager Leo Frank in Georgia in 1913 was the most notorious incident of anti-Semitic violence in American history. When a local 13-year-old girl was found murdered in a warehouse, Frank was falsely accused and convicted of raping and killing her. A mob that …
Red Herring. A romantic comedy by Michael Hollinger. Harriet Power directed. Villanova Theatre, 2013.
Red Herring is Michael Hollinger’s most complex play. His script intricately juggles a spy drama, romance, a spoof of film noire and a critique of 1950s American politics. This unfolds with humor and a convincing amalgamation of all elements into a clever ending.