He's played a French planter in the South Pacific and now he'll play the King of Siam in another Rodgers and Hammerstein hit. But is the "colour-blind casting" of Kiwi baritone Teddy Tahu Rhodes OK?
Newsweek is on the nose. And not just because it sits unloved on the auction block, an almost-extinct relic of new media. An essay on the venerable magazine’s website has caused a minor storm, at least in theatrical circles. Author Ramin Setoodeh asked — not unreasonably — whether gay actors could play straight, singling out […]