Backstage kicks off the 2014–2015 season with info on nine plays—and one unusual musical—to check out Off-Broadway this fall!
Roundabout Theatre Company
Tony nominated for his role as Flick opposite Sutton Foster, Henry struggled with the emotional nakedness required by Leigh Silverman’s stripped-down production—until he triumphed
Skip the beach and spend your summer networking at high-profile theater companies such as NYC’s Roundabout, L.A.’s Center Theatre Group, and Chicago’s Steppenwolf.
Rebecca Hall graces our cover this week, and she chats with Backstage about her Broadway debut in "Machinal" at the Roundabout Theatre Company.
Joshua Harmon’s “Bad Jews” is playing at Roundabout Theater through Dec. 29. Harmon’s work has been developed at Williamstown Theatre Festival and the O’Neill. He is currently enrolled in the Juilliard Playwrights Program.
Cannavale takes the stage in Roundabout Theatre Company’s revival of Clifford Odets’ “The Big Knife” as Charlie Castle, a role he’s been waiting 15 years to play.
Here's a sneak peak of the story, which will be on newsstands and online tomorrow. Cannavale shares his first stage experiences and what he learned from them.
In Doug Hughes’ tough-minded production for Roundabout starring Bobby Cannavale, “The Big Knife,” Clifford Odets’ gimlet-eyed look at selling out, wreaks harrowing emotional devastation.
The brilliant Danny Burstein and Sarah Paulson are entrancing in “Talley’s Folly,” Lanford Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize–winning 1979 play being revived by Roundabout Theatre Company.
William Inge’s 1953 Pulitzer Prize–winning “Picnic” requires careful orchestration, but it’s not getting it in director Sam Gold’s tin-eared take for Roundabout Theatre Company.