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Posted by: pcot 11:23 am EDT 08/13/21
In reply to: Shaw Festival pulls Stephen Sondheim’s Assassins from lineup after rights holders object to removal of racial slur - UpstateGuy 11:39 am EDT 08/10/21

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when I directed a university production too many years ago, we cast a black actor as jwb. allowed the moment to land, but distanced the audience (rural south) from the mimetic identification. seemed to work well, but i suppose that i'm a bit biased in the matter.

~pcot
Link Shaw Festival pulls Stephen Sondheim’s Assassins from lineup after rights holders object to removal of racial slur [Globe & Mail]
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