• Spinning into Butter

  • By: Rebecca Gilman
  • Narrated by: full cast
  • Length: 1 hr and 37 mins
  • 4.3 out of 5 stars (24 ratings)

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Spinning into Butter

By: Rebecca Gilman
Narrated by: full cast
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Publisher's Summary

What happens when conflicting emotions inhabit the same space? When a new vocabulary is devised to disguise the same old thoughts? In this barbed satire of political correctness, Rebecca Gilman's provocative characters spin a web of their own, revealing the latent racism that may lurk beneath the porcelain veneer of a liberated conscience.

Starring (in alphabetical order):

Jordan Baker as Sara Daniels
Daniel Chacon as Patrick Chibas
Michael Cotter as Greg Sullivan
Patricia Fraser as Dean Catherine Kennedy
Kevin Kilner as Ross Collins
Charles Kimbrough as Dean Burton Strauss
Stuart Pankin as Mr. Meyers

(P)2005 L.A. Theatre Works. All Rights Reserved.

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Absolutely terrific!

Don't miss this one. Undoubtedly one of the strongest of the LA Theaterworks productions. A gripping, well-written play about the tangled issues of modern life and political correctness. The cast is first rate as well. You will enjoy it, and it will make you think. Everything a play should do. Please try it!

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Honest

Love that the story tells us some things we don't often want to admit about racism: that even white liberals feel it and they are as clueless as the rest of us about how to get rid of it. Honest writing.

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I fell short of my expectations.