I am done bitching in bars. I am pushing my stakes on the table publicly, here and now, and I encourage my colleagues in theatre to do the same. Our stock-in-trade is dialogue. Let's employ its power to discover the way forward towards a world class theatre in Seattle.
People, especially "White" people get all bent out of shape when I refuse to identify as "White"; but genomics genius and entrepreneur J. Craig Venter put it best: "Race is a social concept, not a scientific one." I'd rather stick with science, if it's all the same to you.