There’s no denying it: “Hamilton” is a hit.
Its second national tour, which kicked off at Seattle’s Paramount Theatre in February, is selling tickets like hot cakes. This is great news for an amazingly talented cast — and notably, a diverse one.
Diana Huey found herself in the middle of a controversy she didn’t anticipate when she was cast as the lead in a national touring production of “The Little Mermaid”.
Huey, a Japanese-American actress, beat out 50 other potential mermaids for the lead role of Disney’s beloved classic, “The Little Mermaid”. “She was a good actress, she was the right age, she sings it like nobody else,” said director Glenn Casale. “We probably saw 50 Ariels, and Diana really sang it the best.”