Kent State University cancels West Side Story production after white students landed lead roles
Students pointed, not to talent, but rather diversity and inclusion as their main focus.
“Something we would like to continue to push for is have a person of color in that room all the time – auditions, callbacks, cast lists being made – because we should have someone on our side in that room,” Martinez told KentWired.com.
Cuz, as we all know, audience members don't want or expect to be entertained at the theater! Amirite?