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Below is the archived schedule from BroadwayCon 2016. Please note that it may not accurately reflect everything that took place, as we made on-the-fly changes due to the blizzard.

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Saturday, January 23 • 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Your Fave is Problematic

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It can be tough to realize that some of our favorite shows could be considered problematic by today’s standards. Join our panel for a frank conversation about how we can be fans of shows while acknowledging their troublesome histories, and how we can encourage more inclusive theatre in the future. 

Moderators
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Stacy Wolf

Professor of Theater, Princeton University
Stacy Wolf is Professor of Theater and Director of the Princeton Arts Fellows in the Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University, where she teaches classes in musical theatre history (including a seminar on the musicals of Stephen Sondheim), performance studies, and gender and... Read More →

Speakers
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Ty Jones

Ty Jones is the Producing Artistic Director of the Classical Theatre of Harlem. Under this NAACP Award winner's leadership, CTH artistic programming has grown in both in scope and recognition. Mr. Jones initiated the acclaimed Uptown Meets Downtown program – comprising strategic... Read More →
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Celia Keenan-Bolger

Broadway: The Glass Menagerie (Tony Award Nomination, Drama Desk Award, Dorothy Loudon Award), Peter And The Starcatcher, (Tony Nom, Drama Desk Nom, Drama League Nom), Les Miserables (Drama Desk nom.), The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Tony Nom, Drama Desk Award for Best... Read More →
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Maggie Keenan-Bolger

Maggie Keenan-Bolger is the co-founder of Honest Accomplice Theatre, a company dedicated to generating dialogue and stimulating change by focusing on topics that are often silenced or portrayed as one-dimensional, specifically through the lens of the women and trans experience (www.honest... Read More →
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Roberta Pereira

Roberta Pereira is an Olivier Award-winning, Tony Award-nominated theater producer. She is currently the Producing Director of The Playwrights Realm, a nonprofit theater company dedicated to emerging playwrights. She is also Co-Founder and Managing Editor of Dress Circle Publishing... Read More →
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Anthony Rapp

Broadway: If/Then; Rent; ; Six Degrees of Separation; Precious Sons (Outer Critics Circle Award, Drama Desk nomination). Off-Broadway: Raised in Captivity, Sophistry, The Destiny of Me, Some Americans Abroad, among others. Film: Adventures in Babysitting, School Ties, Dazed... Read More →
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Rachel Sussman

Rachel Sussman is the Director of Programming and Artist Services for the New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) as well as a co-founder of The MITTEN Lab, an emerging theatre artist residency in her native state of Michigan. Upcoming: The Woodsman (New World Stages), The Rug... Read More →


Saturday January 23, 2016 1:00pm - 1:50pm
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