NBC News: Tony nominee Lindsay Mendez among Latinos making a mark on Broadway this season

Latinos are underrepresented among Broadway performers and audiences. According to the theatrical union Actors' Equity, during the 2016-2017 season Hispanics comprised 2.9 percent of active membership. A January report from The Broadway League found that Broadway audiences are 77 percent white, with Latinos accounting for 7.1 percent of theatergoers. READ MORE