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Ep100 – Rebuilding Broadway: With Erika Alexander, Karen Olivo, James Monroe Iglehart, Nik Walker, Adrianna Hicks & Brittney Mack

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In a special LIVE panel discussion, moderator Erika Alexander (Living Single, The Cosby Show, Get out, John Lewis: Good Trouble) will be guest hosting the 100th episode of The Theatre Podcast with Alan Seales, exclusively on the Broadway Podcast Network. This panel, composed of prominent BIPOC Broadway performers, will discuss how to move forward from where we are and create an equitable, anti-racist, and safe Broadway community. If the industry is torn down, there will be nowhere left to work. We must help create the world we want to live in.

Panelists: Tony-winner Karen Olivo (Moulin Rouge, West Side Story), Tony-winner James Monroe Iglehart (Freestyle Love Supreme, Aladdin, Hamilton), Nik Walker (Ain’t Too Proud, Motown, Hamilton), Adrianna Hicks (The Color Purple, SIX), & Brittney Mack (SIX).

Moderator: Erika Alexander (Living Single, The Cosby Show, Get out) who most recently produced the documentary John Lewis: Good Trouble.

A roundtable discussion designed to bring to light the inequality and racist behavior towards Black people and people of color in the theatre and wider entertainment industries, presented in a way that offers an open-discussion for BIPOC performers to discuss their experiences and their hopes for the future.

Watch the video of the event here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKVK-LmwZA0

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