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Musical ‘Parade’ set at Rockford College Nov. 19-22

Thursday, October 22, 2009  
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For immediate release – 10/22/09
Contact: Chuck Brown, 815-226-3374

“Parade,” a popular Broadway musical, will be performed at Rockford College November 19 – 22 in the college’s Maddox Theatre.

The musical is the tragic, true story of the trial and lynching of a man wrongly accused of murder in Georgia in 1913. The story is brought to emotional and theatrical life by acclaimed playwright Alfred Uhry (“Driving Miss Daisy”) and Jason Robert Brown, one of Broadway’s most promising young composers (“Songs For A New World”).

Performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursday – Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $10 for adults; $7 for students and seniors. For tickets and more information, call the Rockford College box office, 815-226-4100. See www.rockford.edu for other upcoming events.

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