re: Looks like the Miller estate won out (surprise)
Last Edit: AC126748 10:23 am EST 02/05/19
Posted by: AC126748 10:22 am EST 02/05/19
In reply to: Looks like the Miller estate won out (surprise) - wizrdofoz27 09:45 am EST 02/05/19

It's worth noting that Mosher originally wanted to cast both Deever siblings with actors of color, a choice the Miller estate rejected. Rebecca Miller said that having a romance between Chris (played by a white actor) and Ann (played by an actor of color) "was in danger of white-washing the racism of 1947 suburban Ohio." Yet both of the supporting couples in the play are cast as interracial couples. Wouldn't that also suggest a level of permissiveness that Rebecca Miller thought would be historically inaccurate?

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