Boston Globe: ‘Millie’ flap highlights how old plays are rife with stereotypes

racism in Thoroughly Modern Millie

Small wonder, then, that Asian-American audiences would object to the crude ethnic cartoons in “Millie,’’ and that, more broadly, they would consider the choice between invisibility and insult to be unacceptable in this day and age.   In the aftermath of the Newton North controversy, it’s worth remembering that high school productions are frequently the […]

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