by The Associated Press Posted Feb 24 2019 11

first_img by The Associated Press Posted Feb 24, 2019 11:49 am PDT Women perform in Harvard theatre group for 1st time AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Emailcenter_img CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Women have begun performing alongside men for the first time in Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding theatre group.Six women and six men were cast in this year’s musical production by America’s oldest theatrical organization. The student-produced burlesque show began this month.The troupe has been putting on annual shows since 1844 but previously relied on all-male casts to play both male and female roles.Women have long participated behind the scenes, but last year the group announced it would begin casting women after facing pressure from students and alumni.In the current show, men have still been cast in some female roles while women have been cast in some male roles.The group is now performing its show in Cambridge before taking it to New York and Bermuda in March.The Associated Presslast_img

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