The Oscar-nominated star of “12 Years a Slave” and the upcoming “Non-Stop” tells Backstage about her time at Yale School of Drama, the cross-country reads that nabbed the role of Patsey, and her approach to auditions.
In casting "12 Years a Slave," CD Francine Maisler challenged actors' types to deliver memorable performances.
Lupita Nyong’o graces our cover this week, and she chats with Backstage about her Oscar-nominated performance in "12 Years A Slave" and her time at Yale School of Drama.
The 2014 nominees for best supporting actress are so strong, it's really anybody's game.
A recap of the 2014 Spirit Awards hosted by Patton Oswalt.