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    THE GREEN ROOM – Where College Students Make It Off-Broadway

    “The Green Room” is a new off-Broadway musical about college students who overcome their respective holdbacks and reach out for their dreams on their journey to put up an off-Broadway show in New York. The audience is invited to a green room inside a college theatre where the show’s four protagonists sing, dance, study and love their way through their college years. John is played by Corbin Williams, Anna is played by Sami Staitman, Cliff is played by Eli LaCroix and Divonne is played by Ariana Valdes.  A green room is where actors and actresses get ready to be onstage, so it certainly is where our characters belong to ─…

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    Slave Play: A Stunning Eyeopener of a Show

    Have you ever imagined what it really feels like to be a person of color in this country and how it feels like when you connect with another person with a different color of skin in a physical and sexual way? This one thought has become clear to me after seeing the provocative and stunning new play, Slave Play, now playing at the Golden Theatre for a limited and now-just-extended run until January 19th.               The play takes place in the MacGregor Plantation and involves three interracial couples. The first couple is black slave-worker Kaneisha (Joaquina Kalukango) and her master, white-bred Jim (Paul Alexander Nolan). The next couple is southern belle Alana…