continued In all, 27 Liverpool High School students make up the cast, playing more than 60 individuals.
“It’s a really big group,” Spring said. “When it was originally done in New York City, they had a group of eight or nine.”
The play also has a 15-member crew, which designs and works on what Spring called a “modern, funky set” that changes as the attitudes in the play change.
The most important thing, she said, is that the play makes people think about its subject matter.
“I teach a theater class. We talk about how all of the arts, and about theater in particular, can be a strong resource or means of education for people, a voice for social change,” Spring said. “I just want the message to get through to them. That’s all I ask for.”