The Daily Northwestern

Students challenge Arts Alliance callbacks, demand ‘racially respectful’ casting

Maddie Burakoff, Assistant Campus Editor

September 29, 2017

After Arts Alliance released the callback list for its fall mainstage show “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” two students penned an open letter claiming the list was “racially irresponsible” and lacked Asian American representation. The controversy centers on ...