First black ‘Phantom of the Opera’: Still a ‘glass ceiling’ for black performers

June 19, 2014   // 0 Comments

    by Chris Witherspoon        -TheGrio Actor Norm Lewis made history last month, becoming the first African-American to ever star as the Phantom in the Broadway’s long-running musical The Phantom of the Opera. However, the 51-year-old Tony nominee says there is still a glass ceiling for black actors on Broadway. “You don’t ever see African-American men being the rom...

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