Pomona production of ‘Red Velvet’ shares African American actor Ira Aldridge’s story

“Red Velvet,” a play based on African American historical figure Ira Aldridge, hit the stage in November at Pomona College’s Allen Theatre.

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Q&A: “The Government Inspector” cast and crew reflect on their upcoming performance

In a conversation with TSL, the cast of Pomona College’s production “The Government Inspector” discussed the hidden truths that the play unveils. The recluse Russian town where the story takes place represents many challenges students face today, including misogyny, code-switching, and finding one’s voice. Hear what director Giovanni Ortega and

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