Backstage member Tara Battani is a SAG-AFTRA actor who earned her B.A. in theater from St. Edward’s University in Austin, Tex., and has since booked several roles as a result of reading Backstage.
“Fly Me to the Moon,” the new comedy by Marie Jones about the misadventures of two healthcare workers, at 59E59 Theaters in the 1st Irish Festival, is just plain fun.
“On the Future,” presented by the New York Neo-Futurists, adds up to some 80 minutes of lively, inspired frivolity—with serious underpinnings—riffing on the titular theme.
In its riveting U.S. premiere at Los Angeles’ Fountain Theatre, Athol Fugard’s “The Blue Iris” treads delicately across the landscape of the heart.
Returning to Broadway this fall in “The Performers,” Ari Graynor is consciously fighting her recent state of apprehension regarding stage work.
David Greig’s “Midsummer [a play with songs],” from Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre, wastes impressive theatrical resources on two losers slouching toward an uncertain relationship.
"Glee" cast members will perform L.A. students' scripts at The Biggest Show 2012, organized by the Young Storytellers Foundation.
Brian Stokes Mitchell chats with Backstage about performing characters in the studio, the art of recording, and his five tips for acting success.
“13 Things About Ed Carpolotti,” Barry Kleinbort’s musicalization of a monologue by Jeffrey Hatcher, starring Penny Fuller, is more illustrative of the text than necessary to it.
Traditional and original folksongs give gorgeous texture to “Dark Hollow,” a Fringe Festival adaptation by Elizabeth Chaney of Georg Büchner’s classic tragedy “Woyzeck.”