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    Posted by alyssa-silva on December 6, 2021 at 11:41 am

    Did anyone hear that the beloved broadway show, Wicked, is turning into a movie next year? What’s even better is that the producers are currently holding casting calls for an authentic wheelchair user to play Elphaba’s sister. Just when I thought I could not possibly love Wicked more, this tiny shift towards disability representation in the media made my heart so full. Casting calls are taking place in the UK if you’re interested! Too bad I live directly across the pond…

    deann-r replied 2 years, 5 months ago 2 Members · 1 Reply
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  • deann-r

    December 7, 2021 at 9:13 am

    I hadn’t heard that, but I have seen more commercials with wheelchair users. Whether or not they’re actually individuals who use wheelchairs I don’t know, but it is nice to see. Bravo Wicked! I’m sure they’ll find a vast pool of untapped talented actors for the role.

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