I'm afraid now there is no other answer. That plague source, television, must be abolished. Otherwise I see no hope of making the Roundabout change its casting policy. Despite the good things that have occasionally happened at this questionable institution—most often in its smaller Off-Broadway venues—it never learns. Its nonprofit status and the public funds it receives somehow can't dissuade it from prostituting itself to the money machine, with no more than a threadbare commitment to the art it's supposed to be serving. Its few artistic successes don't come anywhere near justifying the inexplicable degree of forbearance it receives, year upon year, mishap after mishap, from critics and audiences alike. Its... More >>>