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Divercity Festival Celebrates Artists That Don’t Always Get To Be Center Stage

As she made her way through college and community theater, actress and playwright Tekki Lomnicki noticed there weren’t many people who looked like her on the stage. 

Lomnicki is a little person, so she joined forces with friends and others in the local theater scene to create Tellin’ Tales Theatre, featuring personal stories from people living with disabilities. This weekend, they present Divercity at Prop Thtr. We talk to Lomnicki about what audiences can expect.

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