VSC's A Streetcar Named Desire and Immigration Ban

Posted by: victorb 1/30/2017 11:36 PM

VSC's A Streetcar Named Desire and Immigration Ban

Monday, January 30, 2017

The newly renovated Virginia Stage Company opened their production of "A Streetcar Named Desire" on January 17; the play runs through February 5. Today we'll talk with the lead actors of the show about VSC's artistic spin and the challenge of doing a Hollywood classic justice when adapting it from the screen to the stage. And later, we're considering how the immigration ban is impacting international students studying locally.

Today's Guests:
Jeff Barry – Plays Stanley in the Virginia Stage Company’s production of A Streetcar Named Desire
Jenny Strassburg – Plays Stella in Virginia Stage Company’s production of A Streetcar Named Desire
Congressman Bobby Scott – Represents Virginia’s Third congressional district
Charles Rasputin and Landon Shroder - Join us from AP Math Labs. Their latest film, Registration Day is sparking a social conversation that challenges the idea of having to register people because of their religion or place of birth. Their current film project centers on the struggles of Syrian refugees in Virginia.
Keith Jackson – Is the Director of Registration Day


 

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