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Mixed Blood Theater's Radical Hospitality Program

For those on a tight budget, the cost of theater tickets can be hard to swallow. That's one of the reasons that Mixed Blood Theater's Radical Hospitality initiative is so great. Since 2011, the theater has been offering free admission to its productions, making performances accessible to all. This has included shows like the puppet-themed Avenue Q, the brightly humorous Learn to Be Latina, and the ambitious, three-part Displaced Hindu Gods by Aditi Brennan Kapil. The theater has a strong history of exploring various cultures, and each season it offers an array of spectacular productions. This is one time where you don't get what you pay for — you get a lot more.

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