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Excerpt from the article:
Marci J. Duncan, who played Atwater and was on the receiving end of harsh words, found the process even more challenging.
“I’m not going to lie, the first times hearing Rus saying those words—one time in particular—I wanted to cry,” she said. “Everything that C.P. has to be, and those words coming at me—all of a sudden you’re like, ‘Whoa!’”
After a week of rehearsals, the exchanges were still emotionally charged, but the discomfort had largely dissipated. The settling-in not only gave the rehearsal room a genial vibe in between scene work; it also freed up the actors to find the tenderness in later scenes when the characters inch closer to reconciliation.
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