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Part artistic endeavor, part social experiment, part intercultural icebreaker ... Lake Superior Community Theatre announces plans to produce Fences, August Wilson's  Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning play about the black cultural experience in America.

Director Paul Deaner on why "somebody has to start the ball rolling somewhere here," informational drop-in sessions rather than auditions, how he expects to learn and be taught along the way by his cast and his hopes to begin discussions about getting more shows by and for people of color here in the Northland.

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Christine Seitz of the Duluth Playhouse talks about the theater's interesting approach to auditions in a smallish town: where even though there are a lot of actors, there are also a lot of shows.