Thursday, January 12, 2017
Is it OK to cast a cisgender actor in a trans role? A D.C. theater just changed its mind.
The Washington Post: Though the casting change was news to Duquesne, the reasons for it had been building for months. It all began in the spring, when acclaimed D.C. actor KenYatta Rogers auditioned for the lead role in “Charm,” which tells the story of a 60-something transgender lady called Mama who starts a charm school for homeless transgender youth.