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Actors have long played different genders in theater. A local play is causing a stir anyway

The trouble started with insects. Soon enough, a misunderstanding over the ancient theatrical tradition of actors playing characters of different genders landed one Houston theater company squarely on the culture wars’ front lines. In late April, Main Street Theater opened its production of “James and the Giant Peach,” British author Roald Dahl’s 1961 book about […]