What one of the few White ‘Hamilton’ cast members learned about race

Besides transforming Broadway and delivering maybe the most memorable history lesson ever, “Hamilton” also broke ground by being intentional about diversity in its casting. What creator Lin-Manuel Miranda pulled off in reimagining the Founding Fathers as men of color is a fabulous retort to the myth of a “pipeline problem.” What’s that like, though, for…Continue Reading

‘The Crown’ will get a 6th season, Netflix confirms

“The Crown” series creator Peter Morgan had announced season 5 would be its last. Turns out, he had a change of heart. Netflix revealed Thursday that its hit series, which focuses on the British royal family, has been renewed for a sixth and final season. “As we started to discuss the story lines for Series…Continue Reading

‘The Wonder Years’ is getting a reboot with a Black family

“The Wonder Years” is returning with a twist. Famed director Lee Daniels will executive produce and Fred Savage, the star of the original series, will direct a reboot of the hit program — this time built around a Black family, ABC announced Wednesday. The half-hour comedy will focus on how a Black middle-class family in…Continue Reading

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