Backstage Episode 18 - Appropriate Casting
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Ben Platt playing a teenager in "Dear Evan Hanson", Rachel Brosnahan playing a Jewish woman on "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel", Jonathan Pryce playing the Engineer in "Miss Saigon".... In your opinion, when is it acting, and when is it inappropriate for an actor to play a character that is a different age, religion, gender, race, sexual orientation, or ability? Ellen and Benita read our listeners' comments. Plus, Andy O'Rourke and Carol Durant join us to talk about an exciting fundraising opportunity for theaters in the Capital District!
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