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Students put their own spin on ‘Richard II’

While William Shakespeare’s “Richard II” might not be adept at handling finances — wrongfully taking money from his subjects to finance a war — Ohio State’s English department has managed to produce four sold-out performances of the play with a single donation. Last academic year, ...

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Columbus theater company lets its ‘Hair’ down

Wild hair, nude hippies and a slew of angst-filled political and social movements only begin to create the provocative tone for the colorful rock musical “Hair.” Columbus theater company Standing Room Only will bring the musical to the city beginning this weekend, featuring a cast ...

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Ohio State play a ‘cautionary tale’ on race

In the mid-1950s, playwright Alice Childress wrote a play about a play that tells a story of racism and one actress’s battle within herself to either conform or to take a stand for herself. “Trouble in Mind” is the story about a fictional African-American actress, ...

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