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.
Roundabout Theatre Company
Backstage kicks off the 2014–2015 season with info on nine plays—and one unusual musical—to check out Off-Broadway this fall!
All aboard! The Tony- and Emmy-winning actor-singer-diva tells Backstage about her dream role as glamorous Lily Garland (née Mildred Plotka) in Comden and Green’s madcap musical.
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.
Six-time Tony nominee Scott Ellis discusses the five-month turnaround of “You Can’t Take It With You” and the challenges in casting the comedy’s ensemble of eccentric roles.
Erich Bergen and Rachel York display triple-threat musical comedy skills in the national tour of Roundabout Theatre’s Tony Award–winning revival of Cole Porter’s “Anything Goes.”
Roundabout has revived Rupert Holmes’ 1985 musical of Charles Dickens’ “The Mystery of Edwin Drood” in director Scott Ellis’ brisk and bright, strikingly handsome production.
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.
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.
Betsy Wolfe discusses how she's learned to trust her instincts in Roundabout Theatre Company's revival of "The Mystery of Edwin Drood."