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Captured: ‘Anna in the Tropics’ performance highlights diverse cast

May 12, 2016

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In the upcoming production “Anna in the Tropics,” director and Communication Prof. Henry Godinez aimed to feature a diverse cast to explore the ideas of tradition, culture and family embodied in the play.

The show, which opens this Friday in the Louis Theater at The Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts, depicts a Cuban-American family that operates a cigar factory in Ybor City, Florida, in 1929.

“I have always felt it was important to offer the Wirtz Center ideas for productions I think provide some opportunities for diversity on our campus — cultural diversity, all kinds of diversity,” he said. “It’s beautiful that most of (the members of) this cast are Latino, African American, mixed race or Asian. It’s a beautiful array of diversity on the stage that we’re very proud of.”

 

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