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Cut & Paste: Theater couple professes more delight than drama in managing marriage and kids

Aug 17, 2017

This has been a super-crazy week for St. Louis theater professional and mom Christina Rios.

One of her three younger children started kindergarten. Her teenager entered her junior year of high school. And her theater company R-S Theatrics geared up to open its largest-ever production: “In the Heights.”

In our latest Cut & Paste podcast, we talk with Rios and her husband, Mark Kelley — who’s an actor with a day job at Washington University — about how they make it all work.

They come from very different backgrounds. She was a child with Mexican roots who grew in a poor St. Louis family. He came from a middle-class west county home. But it was the very different paths they took as young adults that almost derailed their early relationship.

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