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“Allegiance: A New American Musical” Aims for Broadway

“Allegiance: A New American Musical” Aims for Broadway

The man standing on stage looks like George Takei, but when he speaks, it’s not with the mellifluous, warm voice of a famous actor and advocate. His voice is coarse, ragged and grizzled. Instead of a golden Starfleet uniform, he is wearing a drab olive green World War II uniform, with old insignia and medals scattered across his chest. His name is Sam Kimura, and he is a Japanese Americ...
The Mortal Interview: Cassandra Clare on Diversity

The Mortal Interview: Cassandra Clare on Diversity

Cassandra Clare is the product of an adventurous literary family. Born in Tehran, Iran, she is the daughter of respected American author Professor Richard Rumelt. Her grandfather Max Rosenberg produced the first horror film in color, The Curse of Frankenstein, in 1957 and is perhaps most noted as the producer of the Doctor Who films in the 1960’s. While she was still a toddler, her father spent...

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