The Battle of ‘Miss Saigon’: Yellowface, Art and Opportunity – The New York Times

Cover Photo A Broadway opening-night picket of “Miss Saigon” in 1991. Credit Corky Lee The Battle of ‘Miss Saigon’: Yellowface, Art and Opportunity The musical — a love story set during the Vietnam War — ignited a fierce debate over the casting of a white actor in a Eurasian role. Now, it’s back on Broadway. […]

Were the stories about Japanese internment during World War II unbalanced? Two letter writers think so – LA Times

Note to readers: Two letters published in the L.A. Times Travel section in print on Sunday, Dec. 11, and here online did not meet editorial standards. Our Readers’ Representative will address this issue shortly. Japanese internment I see that writer Carolina A. Miranda has attached herself to the “I feel-good” contingent that feels sorry for the […]