Ralph spoke to Backstage about transitioning from understudy to leading man, his “weeping like a little girl,” and his similarities to Christian Borle.
Peter and the Starcatcher
Fresh off his most recent Tony nomination, Broadway’s codpiece-wearing rock star chats with Backstage about playing Shakespeare, his life-changing audition for Stanley Tucci, and his crush on a certain co-star.
What happens for actors when they transfer with a show to or from Broadway? Could there be salary raises or cuts? Could they be replaced by a “star”? Are they considered differently during awards season? The answer is yes.
Benjamin Walker, who will appear on Broadway in the upcoming revival of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," was seeing stars watching Christian Borle in "Peter and the Starcatcher."
The Tony-winning play will transfer to Off-Broadway's New World Stages this spring.