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Tryouts, but no Pudding roles yet for women

Sep 13, 2015 - The Boston Globe

CAMBRIDGE — Liz Kantor, a Harvard sophomore, climbed the stairs to the third-floor studio at what the Hasty Pudding calls its "ancestral home" on Saturday afternoon and did something she loves: pour her heart into a rendition of "Joey is a Punk Rocker," a song from a musical about a high school garage band.

There was an accompanist and a room of people evaluating her, but Kantor wasn't quite sure what to call it. It was an audition but it was also an act of protest and a show of faith wi...