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June 8, 2000 | HILARY E. MacGREGOR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Japanese American National Museum has severed its ties with a theater company whose director deliberately chose a racial slur as the acronym for his acting troupe, officials said this week. The nonprofit Japanese American Players, or JAP, had planned to donate all proceeds from its bilingual production of "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde"--which is set to open Friday at the Gene Bua Theater for Life in Burbank--to the museum in downtown's Little Tokyo.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 8, 2000 | HILARY E. MacGREGOR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Japanese American National Museum has severed its ties with a theater company whose director deliberately chose a racial slur as the acronym for his acting troupe, officials said this week. The nonprofit Japanese American Players, or JAP, had planned to donate all proceeds from its bilingual production of "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde"--which is set to open Friday at the Gene Bua Theater for Life in Burbank--to the museum in downtown's Little Tokyo.
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