As two groundbreaking TV shows come to a close, Jonathan Groff chats with Backstage about his role onstage as King George III in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s revolutionary new musical.
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The Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright talks about developing a play at the Public Theater, connecting past and present, and what she appreciates in an actor.
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.
Sally Murphy chatted with Backstage about creating the character, memorizing her lines, and her tips for young actors.
Socha, who plays middle Alison in "Fun Home" at the Public Theater, shares advice on how to have variety in your acting career.
"Love's Labour's Lost" star Rebecca Naomi Jones talks about working hard, networking, and getting typed as an actor.
Patton Oswalt at the Fake Gallery; “The Comedy of Errors” at Shakespeare in the Park; the La Jolla Playhouse production of “Tribes”; the centennial of the Rehearsal Club; and Sherie Rene Scott’s “Piece of Meat” are what we’re looking forward to this week.
Haaz Sleiman has come a long way from Lebanon, and yet he feels an inherent connection to "Venice," a new musical loosely inspired by Shakespeare's "Othello" and currently playing at TNew York's the Public Theater.
“Detroit ’67,” Dominique Morisseau’s new play about the Detroit race riots that’s part of the Public Theater’s Public Lab program, is appealing but lacking in tension and conflict.
“Neva,” at the Public Theater, attempts to satirize the work and life of Anton Chekhov, but writer-director Guillermo Calderón’s dark, moody concept isn’t appropriate to the task.