How did contemporary casting practices come into being? Why do casting controversies figure so prominently in discussions about race, gender and sexuality in contemporary theatre? Audience questions will guide this lively and interactive discussion with Associate Professor of Theater Brian Herrera about his current book project on the material practices of casting in US popular performance.
Workshop presentation of a new musical by Professor R.N. Sandberg and Resident Composer/Music Director Vince Di Mura, that re-imagines Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream in 1961 as the first black student enrolls at the University of Georgia. Performed by Princeton students.