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St. Petersburg theatre is first in Florida to be led by a person of color

The American Stage Theatre Company has named Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj as its new producing artistic director, making him the first person of color to ever lead a regional theatre company in Florida. The playwright, director and activist has already had stints, both on and off Broadway, in Milwaukee, Philadelphia and Brooklyn. He recently was the assistant director for "Fire Shut Up in My Bones" at the Metropolitan Opera, which was streamed live in movie theatres across the country over the weekend. For more: ►Subscribe: ►Website: ►Facebook: ►Twitter:
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