Queerty is better as a member
And this is what’s wrong with the state of our Musical Theatre:
“Broadway darling Raúl Esparza would have been phenomenal, but isn’t a big enough name for a mainstream crowds.”
There is more concern for a brand than securing real talent or an actor suited to the role. Unfortunately, name recognigition is the only thing that kept this bland production of Evita alive as long as it has been.
Even still, Raúl Esparza would deliver head-and-shoulders above Ricky Martin’s flat, tepid, emotionless performance. For example: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=05v6gKxORf4
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