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Family Reunion: Showcase Talents and Playbill Bio

family reunion: That's certainly reflected in the 15-member cast list for this Caribbean-flavoured musical rehash of the Romeo/Juliet story, according to Vancouver Observer. Performers range from septuagenarian Vancouver William S. Taylor to 13-year-old sparkplug Arta Negahban. The company aims to showcase talents of all races, ages, genders and abilities. Current and recent drama school enrolees predominate; many, in their playbill bio's, stress their ethnic or hapa roots. Jang, the director, did double-duty as a quondam usher, personally presiding over the seating in the half-moon arena of Granville Island's Red Gate Revue Stage, like the host at a family reunion. This eclecticism was reflected in the opening night audience yesterday, many of whom appeared to be relatives of the cast and crew. ( As reported in the news.