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L.A. Mark Taper Forum will open season with "pornish" Slave Play

Roger Friedman: "The pornographic and not very good Slave Play will open the season for the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles next winter. Playwright Jeremy O. Harris wanted the production pulled because

Center Theater Group, of which Mark Taper Forum is a part, didn’t have enough plays by women. He wanted gender parity.

Slave Play is a money maker for its producers for no other reason than there’s a lot of nudity and gratuitous sex talk. It did not win any Tony Awards, and for a good reason. It’s not at that level."

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