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Bringing Down The Curtain On Yellowface

Bringing Down The Curtain On Yellowface

From1A


Bringing Down The Curtain On Yellowface

From1A

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Length:
36 minutes
Released:
Dec 22, 2018
Format:
Podcast Episode

Description

It wouldn't be Christmas without "The Nutcracker." But would it be "The Nutcracker" without yellowface?Some ballet companies have made changes to the ballet in recent years, updating the choreography, costuming and makeup to eliminate Asian stereotypes or caricatures. How should we present classic ballets and musicals with offensive or racist caricatures to today's diverse audiences? Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to our podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1a.
Released:
Dec 22, 2018
Format:
Podcast Episode