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Community and Social Justice in Spoken Word
Metro, Arts

Community and Social Justice in Spoken Word

“I felt like I had entered a secret world where there are tons of cool, awkward teenagers, all into literature, all writing something from the depths of their being,” said Porsha Olayiwola, Boston’s new poet laureate, about the first time she heard spoken word performed.

‘Spamilton’ Challenges Miranda, Broadway
Metro, Arts, Theatre

‘Spamilton’ Challenges Miranda, Broadway

In Spamilton, Hamilton works best as a vehicle to take stock of contemporary Broadway theatre and culture. It reminds the audience of theatre dorks that though Miranda might write like it’s “going out of style,” Broadway’s never been hotter and is only getting more extravagant.

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