A controversial casting notice for the mega-hit Broadway show "Hamilton" has ignited a firestorm in the theater world. Has the show's nontraditional casting become reverse discrimination?

Dionne Warwick

Dionne Warwick stops by to reminisce about a WTTW "Soundstage" recording from 1980 – and what it's like to see an actress portray her on stage.

The doo-wop and soul will be going strong as the theater celebrates its 40th anniversary with some of its hit original shows featuring music from The Spaniels, The Chantels, The Supremes and Otis Redding.

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Jackie Taylor. Photo credit: Marzena Abrahamik, TimeOut Chicago

The genius of Jackie Wilson is resurrected at the new home of Black Ensemble Theater.  We hear from the founder of the theater about 35 years of performances -- and building for the future.