Interview

Sort by:

  • Interview

    It's Not a Drag

    It's not simply that Brian Bedford has worked steadily from the time he left acting school in the mid-1950s. The Yorkshire-born actor has been able to have "an English actor's career."

  • Interview

    Gentleman Jeremy

    Jeremy Irons is still too young and fortunately too busy to be termed a legend. So let's just call him a legend-in-waiting. He probably would never accede to the compliment, in any event. Instead, the British star of stage and film claims he understands little about acting, admits he ...

  • Interview

    Behavior Study

    In this final installment of our series on auditioning, the topic is general protocol—the kind of professional behavior that will show you off in the best possible light. Here's the breakdown.

  • Interview

    Strong 'Intent'

    Saffron Burrows has recently come on board "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" to play Detective Serena Stevens, an educated, upscale, single parent whose street savvy complements her intellect.

  • Interview

    Setting Up Camp

    With the exception of trying out for school plays, 17-year-old Robin De Jesus, a native of Norwalk, Conn., had never been on a full-fledged audition before he went to an open call for Camp, a low-budget independent film that opens in theatres this week and tells the refreshingly sweet story ...

  • Interview

    ACTOR'S ACTOR Jefferson Mays: On His Own

    In Tootsie, Michael Roberts (Dustin Hoffman), who masquerades as a woman, says he was more of a man as a woman than he ever had been as a man. When an actor plays a man in a dress, it can bring about epiphanies. In Doug Wright's Pulitzer- and Tony-winning ...

  • Interview

    Soap Club

    Our casting director has a memory like a steel trap," said actor Patrika Darbo of Days of Our Lives. "

  • Interview

    Remember Their Names

    Kevin Tancharoen wasn't alive when "Fame" came out. But the 25-year-old already had an extensive background in dance, music, and videos when he was approached to direct.

  • Interview

    VIDEO: Rob Ashford and 'Parade'

    Director and choreographer Rob Ashford talks to Backstage.com about the musical "Parade," currently running at the Mark Taper Forum.

  • Interview

    The Designated Artist

    He is not now, nor was he ever, a matinee idol. But Wallace Shawn has amassed an astonishing number of rich, varied credits—as an actor and as a writer.