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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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In a time when facts are political, Amarante thinks "maybe theater, drama, can be remembered as a vehicle to reflect a truth." Jessica Pons for NPR hide caption

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Rodrigo Amarante And His Great Musical Tantrum

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