The Tony-nominated actor talks about how she prepared to play the music legend in Broadway’s “Beautiful”—and how to stay relatable to an audience.
FWD Theatre Project, a grass-roots initiative led by Amber Mak—with an inaugural concert featuring Jessie Mueller—aims to make Chicago a hotbed for new musicals.
Previous Drama Desk winners Judith Light and Jessie Mueller announced the 2014–15 Drama Desk nominees today at 54 Below.
A list of female stars of tomorrow including Jenn Harris of “Gayby,” Mamie Gummer, and more.
With 16 musicals and 23 plays opening on Broadway in the 2013-2014 season, the 68th Annual Tony Awards was one of the most prosperous and reassuring in recent theater history. Not to mention, as Tony presenter Judith Light announced, “We’ve just seen the highest-grossing, best-attended Memorial Day week” ever ...
The Tony-nominated McLane tells Backstage about his inspirations, challenges, and triumphs while designing the set for hit show “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.”
Second City workshops; a free screening of “Searching for Sugar Man”; the opening of Broadway’s “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical”; the “Actors’ Yearbook 2014”; and a live screening of “The Disinherited” are what we’re looking forward to this week!