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Unconventional casting in ‘Twilight’ confuses audience

Standout Monologues: Junior Shawntell Livingston (left) depicts the lively “Maria” — a ju- ror on the civil trial of Rodney King. Senior Lauren Oaks (right) sits solemnly as a tortured anonymous juror. Senior Alisa Aistrup (below) sips her drink as philosopher Cornel West.

Alex Bussey, Opinion Editor

December 13, 2019

“Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992” is a series of monologues focusing on the beating of Rodney King and subsequent Los Angeles Race Riots in 1992.  Bear Creek Theater director Cassie Champeau adapted this production, originally a one-woman show performed by Anna Deveare Smith, to fit her cast of 17 ...

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