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Debating ‘Otello,’ Blackface and Casting Trends

Debating ‘Otello,’ Blackface and Casting Trends | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Ben Brantley and Anthony Tommasini weigh in on the debate set off by the Metropolitan Opera’s decision to forgo darkening makeup in its latest production.
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Dance Transcends Fashion at Rick Owens

Rick Owens recruited dancers from four American college step teams — the Soul Steppers, Washington Divas, Zetas and Momentums — to perform at his Spring/Summer 14 show entitled Vicious.
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The Pervading Influence of Uncle Tom's Cabin in Pop Culture

The Pervading Influence of Uncle Tom's Cabin in Pop Culture | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Orange Is the New Black's Crazy Eyes and Miley Cyrus's VMA performance recall the Harriet Beecher Stowe classic, even if their creators didn't intend to.
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Difficult truths to face as theater leaders talk diversity, economics

Difficult truths to face as theater leaders talk diversity, economics | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
In 21st century America, there is one subject even more difficult to discuss honestly in public than race: money.
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South Africa's 'theatre of struggle' appoints first black artistic director

South Africa's 'theatre of struggle' appoints first black artistic director | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
James Ngcobo lands leading role at Market Theatre, which staged protest plays during apartheid era
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