Episode 59: Diverse Topics

Patty & Emily talk about Encores! production of 1776, which leads into a discussion about the Hamilton casting controversy that happened this week. They also talk about the week’s news: Beth Leavel in The Prom, Lortel nominations, and Falsettos casting. And they get to some listener feedback!

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  1. I was on vacation and I still heard about the Hamilton nonsense. Have several seats, people who are wrong. Speaking of people who don’t deserve theatre, I once sat near an actress at a play who was exactly the kind of privileged person who would be on the wrong side of this debate. She actually complained that she wasn’t getting cast because too many roles were being given to actors of color for the sake of diversity because “America hates white people right now.” She just went on and on. I can’t sometimes…

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