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Connections: Brian Quijada, star of "Where Did We Sit on the Bus?"

During a lesson on the civil rights movement and Rosa Parks, a young Latino boy asks, "Where did we sit on the bus?" His teacher couldn't answer the...
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Fri, 02/26/2021 - 9:36am
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Connections: Previewing Geva Theatre Center's "Recognition Radio" productions

Geva Theatre Center is kicking off its new season with what it's calling an innovative and unconventional production. "Recognition Radio" is a series of...
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Mon, 11/02/2020 - 9:19am
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Connections: Lessons from "Blues for Mister Charlie"

A powerful play at the Multi-Use Community Cultural Center is generating conversations about race. “Blues for Mister Charlie” is an award-winning work...
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Fri, 02/14/2020 - 9:26am
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Connections: Discussing the JCC play, "Division Street"

A new play on stage at the JCC CenterStage is generating conversations about race in America. “Division Street” is the latest project by playwright...
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Thu, 11/07/2019 - 9:18am
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Connections: How "intimacy choreography" is changing performances on stage and on screen

How have intimate scenes on stage, on television, and in film changed in the era of #MeToo and #TimesUp? "Intimacy choreography" is on the rise. The...
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Tue, 05/07/2019 - 10:22am
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Connections: Previewing NTID's production of "Fences"

We preview a historic production of the August Wilson play, “Fences,” in Rochester. Members of the cast and crew of NTID’s production join us to discuss...
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Fri, 04/12/2019 - 7:27am
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Connections: Discussing sexual health and the new play, "Becoming Dr. Ruth," at the JCC

A new play at the JCC CenterStage Theatre explores the life and work of Dr. Ruth Westheimer. The radio and television sex therapist has helped change...
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Fri, 10/05/2018 - 10:40am
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Connections: 11th annual Sankofa Theatre Festival

11 th annual Sankofa Theatre Festival celebrates the bicentennial observance of Frederick Douglass’ birthday. We discuss an upcoming play based on his...
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Tue, 08/21/2018 - 11:44am
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Connections: Debating the standing ovation

When's the last time you gave someone a standing ovation? We have a little debate over when to stand, and when to stay seated. The critics say that we...
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Fri, 05/18/2018 - 10:48am
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Connections: Reexamining "The Taming of the Shrew" in the era of #MeToo

Throughout its history, Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew has been analyzed in different ways. Is the play misogynistic? Satirical? Empowering...
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Mon, 04/02/2018 - 10:40am
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