Southwest and Southside are generally outside America’s immigrant experience, both then and now. Why?
In The Heights
Why the casting of a white actress for a Latina role is a big deal
Some haven’t understood why the move was considered controversial. Here’s why.
Five minutes after applying, emergency director got the call
Roanoke’s Mill Mountain Theatre had to replace creative team for Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘In The Heights’ after a white actress was cast for a Latina role. Here’s how the replacement director got tapped to take over the show.
Casting of white actress in Latina role roils Mill Mountain Theatre
Roanoke venue cancels Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘In The Heights,’ then changes mind after cast revolt, unfavorable publicity in New York. Role has been recast.