In the past I’ve ranted about Whitewashing of Asian (and other) characters and stories in Hollywood, but here is a very good post about how things are playing out in the world of theatre. La Jolla Playhouse intends to produce a new musical called The Nightingale, based on a Hans Christian Anderson fable about an Emperor of China. Somehow, none of the cast is Chinese…

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The Fairy Princess would like to talk a moment about Diversity in Casting.

Yes, it seems odd, given that this blog tends to be about Women who love Gay Men who love them back just as much, but one must have outside interests, and I did state at the beginning, that I would perhaps sound off on this issue.

To give a brief background on my particular tiara and wings, my heritage is Chinese, Irish, and Welsh and I am a dual citizen of the United States and Australia. I am married to a (straight) man who was born in Korea and came to the USA when he was 8 years old. I have traveled to countries that include Turkey, Greece, Australia, Ireland, Canada, China, Japan and I plan to add Europe in general when my son is a bit older. My point is, I’m well aware of what the…

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