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Rep Stage season looks at complex personalities, issues
Rep Stage season looks at complex personalities, issues

The races and the sexes will get an intense look during Rep Stage's 2011-2012 season, the company's 19th. Michael Stebbins, producing artistic director of the Equity theater in residence at Howard Community College, will guide the season-opening production of "Or," by Liz Duffy Adams. This work, which enjoyed a success Off Broadway in 2009, fuses 1960s sensibilities to a 1660s story about real-life playwright Aphra Behn and the Restoration in England, when theaters were re-opened and restrictions on female actors were removed. The cast will include Jason Odell Williams and Christine Demuth. The production opens Aug. 31. Rep Stage will close the season with another...

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