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teach1st Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-06-09 10:33 AM
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School embraces gay-themed musical
Source: Boston Globe

Peter Atlas always thought Concord-Carlisle Regional High School was open to diversity, but when he put out his casting call for the musical Falsettos he had doubts about the turnout.

How many teenagers would audition for a show about two homosexual couples, a straight couple, and a 12-year-old boy?

Dozens, he learned. When it came time to cast the seven-member ensemble, Atlas had his pick from among around 50 candidates from across the student body.

I cant begin to tell you how proud I am of our administration for supporting this show, said Atlas, a math teacher and sometime theatrical director. To say I was surprised would be to underestimate them, but I can tell you I was delighted.

Read more: http://www.boston.com/news/education/k_12/articles/2009...
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