Actors are often asked to play a character whose accent is different from their own, which can be daunting. However, these are just some of those who fully put on the character and surprise us when they take it off again.
The Tony winner returns to Broadway in “Cabaret” opposite Michelle Williams, bringing with him a sense of play and aftershow cocktail parties (and a sponsored bar!) in his dressing room.
A stunningly versatile Alan Cumming leads us into dark corridors of the human mind in this near-solo staging of Shakespeare’s “Macbeth, from the National Theatre of Scotland.
Alan Cumming graces our cover this week, and he chats with Backstage about reviving his Tony Award-winning performance in "Cabaret."
Cumming gives a tour de force performance as a gay man battling for custody of his adopted son in “Any Day Now.”
This shattering period drama’s Movie-of-the-Week feel is elevated by Cumming’s powerful performance and a compelling social commentary.