Welcome back to “Smash,” our fellow gluttons for punishment, hate-watchers, and Jeremy Jordan obsessers. Season 2 begins in Boston, where “Bombshell’s” pre-Broadway tryout is ending and everyone is going home.
Telsey + Company is holding auditions for Equity and nonunion male dancers in Philadelphia, Boston, Denver, Louisville, Santa Clara, N.J., N.C., Atlanta, and Phoenix for “Newsies.”
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.
The second annual event at New World Stages on Monday asked speakers to answer the question, “What is the best that Broadway can be?”
Backstage member Bart Shatto is an Equity and SAG-AFTRA actor who is represented by Bret Adams Ltd. He’ll soon be on Broadway in the new musical “Hands on a Hardbody,” opening March 2013.
“Tuck Everlasting,” “Aladdin,” “and “Jekyll & Hyde” are premiering out of town on their way to Broadway.
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.
“Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” opens on Broadway, National Theatre Live presents “The Magistrate” with John Lithgow, 92Y talks to “Relevant Octogenarians” Barbara Cook and Joel Grey, Beatlemania takes the L.A. stage in “Backbeat,” and the TIPA Project celebrates MLK Day this week.
Benjamin Walker returns to Broadway in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," opposite Scarlett Johannson, and discusses how he approaches the role and how he feels about being a sex symbol.
The 70th Golden Globe Awards, Cathy Rigby in “Peter Pan” at the Pantages, opening night of “The Other Place” on Broadway, Adult Swim’s “Newsreaders” at NerdMelt, and Valerie Harper’s memoir “I, Rhoda” are what we’re looking forward to this week.