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This week on South Florida stages: Pushing buttons and crossing borders

This week on South Florida stages: Pushing buttons and crossing borders

This is what’s going on in the South Florida theater scene this week.

Oleanna

Evening Star Productions is staging this two-character drama by David Mamet about a university professor who is accused of sexual harassment by a student. The play premiered in 1992, not long after the contentious confirmation hearings of Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court. “Every time I have seen ‘Oleanna,’ the audience members are arguing about it in the lobby after the show,” Rosalie Grant, Evening Star’s founder, artistic director and the director of the production, says in a press release. “It really pushes some buttons. It's hard to believe that in 2017 a story about sexual...

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