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Eddie Cruz and Clancey Watkins in a scene from <i>Spinning into Butter</i> (photo: Tara Freeman)
Eddie Cruz and Clancey Watkins in a scene from Spinning into Butter (photo: Tara Freeman)

Preview: Spinning into Butter

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The play Spinning into Butter opens at St. Lawrence University tonight. Theatre is often considered a great place to probe private feelings and public behavior, as audience members share a live experience with the actors. Spinning into Butter, by Rebecca Gilman, explores not only hidden racism but the political correctness that prevents dialogue. Director Ann Marie Halstead told Todd Moe that the show is based on a racist incident that occurred at a predominantly white college in Vermont.

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