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Regina theatre group rids racism from classic tale – Global

by NationTalk on March 23, 2015177 Views

March 22, 2015

REGINA – A Scottish accent is not something you would expect to find in Peter Pan, but then again, this is not your traditional story.

Do it with Class is performing a version of the classic that will not include traditional First Nations characters.

“There’s some stuff in there (the original) that’s not entirely acceptable, in fact not at all acceptable,” explained artistic director Rob Ursan.

In fact, the colonial descriptions of Aboriginal people caused him to rewrite the entire script, adding his own Scottish touches.

Read More: http://globalnews.ca/news/1896936/regina-theatre-group-removes-racism-from-classic-tale/

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