North Shore Controversy Flares Over Evita Casting

North Shore Theater is mounting a production of Evita without any LatinX actors. After a year of outrage about whitewashing and cultural mis-appropriation, the producers seem to be tone deaf to the discussion happening around them.  Granted, Patti Lupone and Mandy Patinkin kicked off the “white actor playing brown character in this musical” decades ago, but it wasn’t nearly the as controversial as it has become since people have become sensitized to issue. For most of us, this has always been a problem.  At least now it’s getting more ink as we start looking at this practice more closely.  Check out the story from