FOF #2506 – When the Reviewer Gets Reviewed

Jul 18, 2017 · 17146 views

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With the success of Hamilton, theater companies are embracing diversity in stories, plays and casting, but some reviewers aren’t liking it – Chicago Sun Times theater critic Hedy Weiss reportedly said at a panel in 2011 “there are so many plays about race and gender that it’s sickening.”

Today actor Jerome Beck joins us to take a look at the conservative backlash on diversity in theater and the role of theater critics in the age of social media and the internet.

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  1. colaboy29 says:

    Fausto, you didn’t hear what happened recently? Whoopi Goldberg was inducted as a Disney Legend. The first thing she did was to tell Disney to stop hiding their history and release Song of the South.

    https://www.themarysue.com/whoopi-goldberg-encourage-disneys-to-not-hide-song-of-the-south/

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