Broadway play Hamilton casting call controversy

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The Broadway hit musical Hamilton could be in trouble for posting a casting call.

The Broadway hit musical Hamilton could be in trouble for posting a casting call.

The notice said producers were specifically seeking "non-white" performers.


Lawyers say the ad may go against the strict New York City human rights laws.

The law states an employer cannot discriminate because of race.

A show rep says the Broadway union had approved the language in the notice.

In a second casting post, it stated "all ethnicities" can audition.

Many have cheered Hamilton for telling the nation's founding story by a multicultural cast.

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