We both thought that the inversion would confirm our liberal assumption—that no one would have accepted Trump’s behavior from a woman, and that the male Clinton would seem like the much stronger candidate [when an actress played Trump's part in a debate and an actor played Clinton's part]. But we kept checking in with each other and realized that this disruption—a major change in perception—was happening. I had an unsettled feeling the whole way through. We heard a lot of 'now I understand how this happened'—meaning how Trump won the election.

Joe Salvatore, reflecting on results of the production “Her Opponent,” on which he collaborated with Maria Guadalupe

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