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The RSC’s Afrofuturistic Much Ado About Nothing faces backlash

15th February 2022

Artistic director Erica Whyman speaks up on the racist comments after the performance’s cast was announced. The Royal Shakespeare Company’s upcoming production of Much Ado About Nothing, the bard’s classic comedy of love and divided loyalties, will take on an Afrofuturist style, and star an all-black cast. This has led to some backlash, and comments ...