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The Only 'New' Thing About Cross-Cultural Casting Is Who's Getting The Roles

Dev Patel as a knight of the Round Table, Jodie Turner-Smith as Anne Boleyn, the mostly nonwhite casts of Bridgerton and Hamilton — all belong to a tradition that has its roots in live theater.

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The Only 'New' Thing About Cross-Cultural Casting Is Who's Getting The Roles

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O Detroit, Lift Up Your Weary Head! (Rebuild! Restore! Reconsider!) Sufjan Stevens
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Rodrigo Amarante And His Great Musical Tantrum

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Moving On Anna of the North

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