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Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Theater Preview

Sadly, it appears that race relations in the United States have changed little since playwright Rebecca Gilman’s controversial drama Spinning Into Butter debuted in Chicago in 1999. Almost a decade after its debut, Pink Banana Theatre Company presents the play at the Tenth Street Theatre on July 17. Kara Mulrooney plays Sarah Daniels, dean of students at Belmont College, a fictional liberal arts school in Vermont. Daniels is forced to deal with a series of hateful, racist notes being left for one of the school’s only black students.