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Mar 31·edited Mar 31Liked by Stephen Robinson

This is awesome and such creative casting. I did theatre at (NC) Raleigh Little Theatre in my early 20’s mid-1980. Every year, there was incredible excitement for the annual version of Cinderella. The wicked stepmother and the step-sisters were played by me. LARGE men, some of whom didn’t bother shaving their mustaches and beards. Not exactly Shakespeare or old theatre casting where they chose slight men who could be the beauty. It was a riot and always a highlight of the season. Now we could complain that a play consisting mostly of women lost their jobs but times were lighter then. No one complained about men in dresses. To see an all female cast play 1776 would be a joy to experience. Heck, I’d venture to say that if Haskell Fitzsimmons (rest his soul) were still the director he’d welcome it.

FTR I know the former artistic director at Theatre In The Park in Raleigh who’d probably be happy to have Jasmine’s group play there.

In the end it’s a great evening of entertainment “ Because if we can fix it in the room, that’s the fun, that’s exciting.”

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