Monday, July 31, 2017

Mandy Patinkin leaves cast of Broadway musical after learning the producers fired a black actor to make way for him

By Daily Mail, July 29, 2017

Social media users erupted in outrage this week when it came to light that a black performer was released from the production of a Broadway show to make room for white actor Mandy Patinkin.

Producers for the musical 'Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812,' based on Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy's epic 'War and Peace,' decided to cut actor Okieriete 'Oak' Onaodowan’s run short as it invited Patinkin into the cast.
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1 comment:

  1. Who is Mandy Patinkin and why should we care about this? I thought Mandy was a girl's name.


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