On Inclusion in the Theater Community in Donald Trump's America
By Brookelynn Mason
On the eve of Donald Trump's ban on immigration from some Muslim countries, we talked with Luis Crespo, Lin-Manuel Miranda's brother-in-law and manager of his merchandising company TeeRico at BroadwayCon 2017. We discussed Hamilton's message of inclusion and acceptance and the importance of the arts in communities and how to enact change in our own backyards, not knowing that these ideas would need to be thrusted to the forefront and translated into action the very next day. Check out the video interview here.
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