A local theatre group in Southern Maine found themselves in a bit of hotel water with local residents after promoting an upcoming musical revue show titled "Oh Susanna" which would be a celebration of the Confederacy.
The show would have featured performances of songs including “Old Black Joe,” “Dixie,” “Ol’ Man River” and “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot".
Obviously, there were many in the community who found both the theme of the show and advertisements offensive and voiced their concerns with the Nasson Community Center where the show would have been performed. After discussions regarding the response to the show, the theatre decided to cancel the production.
Some in the area were thrilled with the decision, others were not.Read More