Black Members Of Broadway Community Want To See Change When Curtain Rises Again

Daniel J. Watts made a big splash on Broadway playing “Ike Turner” in “Tina: the Musical.” But then the music stopped when the pandemic forced theaters to go dark last March.

“We were on a nice run, and it came to a screeching halt,” Watts says.  

Nearly one year later, the actor says when theaters reopen, he wants to see a different landscape.

“Diversity is not equality. And it starts there. I don’t want to see any more diversity,” he says. “I think it’s a word that gets thrown around — you know, it’s like, diversity, and we have only one person of color in a

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