Historical Drama The Knights of Mary Phagan
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The last date listed for The Knights of Mary Phagan was Sunday March 20, 2005 / 7:00pm.
Quotes & Highlights
Pick of the Week: “A riveting, tension-filled experience with a superb ensemble.” —L.A. Weekly
Critics Pick: “Gripping throughout…elevating the production to a don’t-miss status is a spellbinding ensemble.” —Backstage West
“A powerful, unfussy staging at Theatre 68.” —L.A. Times
“Gritty, thoughtful and provocative…an absorbing evening of theater.” —Hollywood Reporter
It was the trial that tore Atlanta apart, causing a resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan and the formation of the Anti-Defamation League. The Knights of Mary Phagan recounts the trial of Leo Frank, the Jewish factory manager falsely accused of murdering a 13 year-old girl in 1913. For an America still healing from a conflict that defined a nation, the Leo Frank case was the wake-up call that took 70 years to answer. Jesse Waldinger’s critically acclaimed stage play tells the riveting story surrounding the one-time office boy who came forward in 1983 to finally disclose what he saw on April 26th 1913.