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No, The 'Hamilton' Casting Call For 'Non-White' Actors Is Not Reverse Racism

No, The 'Hamilton' Casting Call For 'Non-White' Actors Is Not Reverse Racism
NEW YORK, NY – FEBRUARY 15: Actor Leslie Odom, Jr. (L) and actor, composer Lin-Manuel Miranda (R) perform on stage during “Hamilton” GRAMMY performance for The 58th GRAMMY Awards at Richard Rodgers Theater on February 15, 2016 in New …
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Broadway Union Takes Issue With 'Hamilton' Casting Call For 'Non-White' Performers

Broadway Union Takes Issue With 'Hamilton' Casting Call For 'Non-White' Performers
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The hottest show on Broadway has won praise for its groundbreaking casting of black and Latino performers, but now, “Hamilton” may have run afoul of the strict New York City Human Rights Law. As CBS2's Tony Aiello …
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'Hamilton' casting call for nonwhite actors gives diversity a shot

'Hamilton' casting call for nonwhite actors gives diversity a shot
… 80 percent filled with a multiracial cast — that is until I came across “Hamilton.” Yet, there has been controversy regarding the open casting call notice for “Hamilton,” which called for “nonwhite” actors in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New …
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'Hamilton' Producers Will Change Job Posting, but Not Commitment to Diverse

'Hamilton' Producers Will Change Job Posting, but Not Commitment to Diverse
But a casting call seeking “nonwhite men and women” to audition for the show drew criticism from the union representing theater actors, prompting “Hamilton” to say Wednesday that it will amend its language to make clear that anyone is welcome to try …
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Open Casting Call for 'Hamilton' Posted Online: Looking For Rappers & Singers

Open Casting Call for 'Hamilton' Posted Online: Looking For Rappers & Singers
Casting directors Telsey + Company are ready to bring in new blood to the show — not that it's in need of a transfusion though. With dense lyrics and unique history lesson, Hamilton is the top contender at the Tony Awards next year. Think you're up …
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