Schiappa chatted with Backstage about how he prepared to tackle the play a second time – after a 2011 Off-Broadway run at MCC Theater – and what he loves about new writing voices onstage.
The Other Place
Laurie Metcalf is devastating in Sharr White’s penetrating dementia drama “The Other Place,” originally from MCC Theater and now on Broadway courtesy of Manhattan Theatre Club.
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.