Director Nataki Garrett remembers studying the script of Dion Boucicault’s 1859 antebellum melodrama The Octoroon in college. While working with playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins on Neighbors in 2010, she learned he had workshopped an updated version of the play in New York.
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Actors train to get into character, but how do they get out of it? What happens at the end of a night’s intense performance, or at the conclusion of a run?