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Owen Elphick

Beacon Correspondent

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Color conscious casting shakes up the classics

Emerson Shakespeare Society began the spring semester with a new and timely initiative—to not accept any productions for their spring semester season that did not include actors of color.

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Elma Lewis Center asks “What America Will Be”

All of the panelists expressed hope in the future and the ability of the American people—particularly younger generations—to enact change.

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Becket Comes to Life at Robert J. Orchard Stage

“It really is an ensemble piece,” Lovett said. “Nobody is doing more than anyone else, if you like.”

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ArtsEmerson opens new season with opera trilogy

Hanging around backstage at the Cutler Majestic Theatre on Saturday, one could not help but hear, “Happy Ouroboros Day!” on the lips of the cast and crew.