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Amparo Garcia-Crow is an American writer, director and actress.
- …Historically, musical theatre is a genre that doesn’t have a wide palette; its subjects have been very white. Thank God for Hamilton, (and In the Heights before that) for breaking down some of those doors! Before them, Zoot Suit got slaughtered when it moved to Broadway because it was too sophisticated and ahead of its time. The critics were condescendingly saying: “Don’t these people know that this is not a musical?” Actually, no one said it was a musical; it is a play with music!...
- On musical theatre and the lack of minority themes in “Cafecito: Amparo Garcia-Crow” (HOWLROUND THEATRE COMMONS; 2015 Oct 10)
- As I mature as an artist and human being, what wants to “express” itself through any of the areas I love: acting, directing, writing, singing, teaching and storytelling—all of it has a mind and heart of its own now! My task now is to stay out of the way and let it have its way with me! It’s a “beginner’s mind” with every encounter!
- On maturing as an artist in “Amparo Garcia-Crow” (50 Playwrights; 2016 May 12)