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Emily Havea will take on the traditionally male role of Curly in ‘Oklahoma!’

Emily Havea will take on the traditionally male role of Curly in ‘Oklahoma!’

Black Swan State Theatre Company of WA have announced that actor Emily Havea (Wentworth, Harrow, The Secrets She Keeps) has been cast as cowperson Curly McLain in their forthcoming production of the musical Oklahoma! The comedic role has traditionally been played by a male actor, but in a gender-blind cast move Black Swan are mixing […]

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Josh Thomas under fire for comments about casting people of colour

Josh Thomas under fire for comments about casting people of colour

Comedian Josh Thomas has been criticised for comments he made in 2016 about casting people of colour in television programs. Back in 2016 Thomas appeared on a panel at Bingefest at the Sydney Opera House. The discussion hosted by Gretel Killeen saw him joining Celia Pacquola and Luke McGregor from the ABC show Rosehaven¬†and American […]

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