Colleges are reporting record numbers of applicants for theatre and most especially for musical theatre. Some have told me
Robin Hood never shot an arrow like this.
Impressive. Most impressive.
McKinley Freeman likes to laugh a lot. It's contagious! Really - try conducting an interview with laughing tears coming out of your eyes. Plus he talks a lot, which I love.
Grammy Night Of course, the show itself is spectacular and entertaining, but for me, the behind-the-scenes preparation that
You know how we tend to follow actors we enjoy? That's what happened with Olga Fonda. You'll recognize her as Nadia, daughter of Katherine (played by Nina Dobrev), in The Vampire Diaries. Olga was just so damn good. It's no wonder TNT scooped her up!
'My audition for Shameless was one of my worst auditions! I remember calling my manager right after and apologizing in advance if she got really bad feedback from the casting directors.'
On the whole, it seems that actors spend more time looking for their next gig than actually working on one. It's one of the
I haven't auditioned in over 70 years, so doing an audition at this time in my life is not exactly the norm. Doing a simple audition with sides is one thing, but performing as a 'yenta' a gossipy Jewish lady with a heavy Yiddish accent is entirely another venue. Not entirely impossible, just challenging.
Johnny Whitworth made my job real easy because really, how does one write an intro for a guy who plays an un-named mysterious character on NBC's new series Blindspot?
We tackled some heavy and fun stuff in Part II of my interview with Austin Basis. Now for Part II.
September is here! The back to school vibe is high in the air and your dance year is about to begin! It is an exciting time and now is the perfect time to figure out your goals for this dancing season.
Christine Pedi earned her nickname, "The Lady of 1,000 Voices," from her ability to mimic celebrities -- in speech and song -- as shown in her current role in "NEWSical the Musical" and in her long run in the off-Broadway parody revue "Forbidden Broadway."
"There was a period there in the early '80s when I didn't get any work."