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Between 2 Chairs

Photo gallery of Valerie Rae Smith's one-woman show

photos by Lenora (Wright) Riley '08

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Smith portrays her father onstage

"Playing my father is the most difficult," Smith says, when asked to describe the challenges of writing and acting in such a personally revealing one-woman play. " I feel caught between presenting him as authentically as possible and transposing him for the particular requirements of the stage. . . with my father I am constantly critiquing whether or not I am being true to his nature and spirit.  It’s an enormous responsibility to remember—on stage—who my father was ."

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