Throughout the 90-minute run time, songs by turn intimate and energizing explored everything from romance to religion. Although no discernible plot threaded all of this together, the production still cohered as a charismatic and captivating product, just as the best musicals always do.
For director Carla Troconis ’19, “The Submission” is an intriguing twist on an already provocative narrative. “Often when we talk about racism or homophobia, we talk about it between the majority and the minority,” she says. “This show explores what happens between two members of different marginalized groups and how they can be oppressive toward each other.”