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Subject: Re: Politically Incorrect "Nixon" - HGO response
From: Jon Goldberg <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Jon Goldberg <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Thu, 26 Jan 2017 01:00:16 -0500
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The Gershwin estate actually forbids it. That's the only such example I'm aware of. 


On Wed, 25 Jan 2017 19:31:00 -0500, Richard Maynard Wilson <[log in to unmask]> 
wrote:

>And how about white singers cast in the roles of Porgy and Bess - unthinkable?
>
>On Wed, 25 Jan 2017 17:08:08 -0500, Jon Goldberg <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>>Ah - but if this discussion were instead about casting an African American
>baritone as Nixon 
>>(or similarly a black singer as Pat - or maybe even a Chinese singer in
>either of those roles), 
>>would the responses be different? I bet for some people that would be a
>huge problem. Just 
>>sayin'...
>>
>>
>>
>>On Wed, 25 Jan 2017 13:24:10 -0700, Donald Levine <[log in to unmask]> 
wrote:
>>
>>>Race doesn't or should not matter.  Period.
>
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