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The Brazilian production of The Lion King, the greatest musical production ever brought to São Paulo opens on March 28th

Shows budgeted at 50 million dollars debuts on Thursday (28) that has the ambition to be seen by more than 350,000 viewers   Director John Stefaniuk instructs Thiago Barbosa who plays … Continue reading

March 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Brazilian production of The Lion King requests black kids for lead parts; finalists in auditions are artificially tanned white kids

On the right, gospel singer Jotta A. (Originally posted on December 26, 2012; updated on July 11, 2013) On the heels of our recent post on a white female character of … Continue reading

December 26, 2012 · 8 Comments