Diane Paulus, the artistic director of the American Repertory Theater and director of the Broadway revival of “Pippin,” shares what she looks for in actors.
Thomas is thrilled to star in "Pippin," which is currently in previews on Broadway and officially opens April 25 at the Music Box Theater.
Broadway up-and-comers Jay Armstrong Johnson (“Hands on a Hardbody”), Valisia LeKae (“Motown: the Musical”), Matthew James Thomas (“Pippin”), and Betsy Wolfe (“The Last Five Years”) share their stories.
The American Repertory Theater makes stars by taking risks.
Matthew James Thomas, who will play Pippin on Broadway, talks about landing the role, preparing to take on a musical theater icon, and how he trained his dog to act.
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.