Who is Broadway for? Blair Underwood discusses race and theater (Video)

Posted on July 2, 2012 /Theater


Blair Underwood sat down for a video interview with MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry to discuss the influx of African-Americans in theater and the changing face of “The Great White Way.”

Promoting the last leg of his Broadway run as Stanley in A Streetcar Named Desire, the actor dished about the added racial dynamic between blacks and Louisiana Creoles in the retelling of Tennessee Williams‘ classic play.


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