At its best, “Giant,” Sybille Pearson and Michael John LaChiusa’s adaptation of Edna Ferber’s sweeping 1952 novel of Texas, at the Public Theater, is compelling musical theater.
Actors are always looking for more ways to challenge themselves. Check out stage stars like Linda Lavin, Lily Rabe, and Patti LuPone are tackling off-stage and on your television screen--and garnering some Emmy buzz in the process!
Casting directors came out from behind the curtain to be honored by their peers last night at the 25th Annual Artios Awards.
MFA thesis productions from Columbia University School of the Arts’ Theatre Program will be moving to new off-campus venues, including 3LD Art and Technology Center, the Connelly Theater, and La MaMato, to be closer to the heart of Off-Broadway.
Adam Szymkowicz’s busy new comedy “The Why Overhead,” from Zootopia Theatre Co., employs a dozen fine actors to portray the lives, loves, and terrors at a customer call center.
The award-winning actor chats with Backstage about coming full circle in “The Real Thing” on Broadway, opening Oct. 30.
A gaggle of well-meaning quacks surrounds a most interesting love triangle in George Bernard Shaw’s “The Doctor’s Dilemma,” and A Noise Within’s revival is a thing of beauty.
Kirsten Greenidge’s time-spanning “Luck of the Irish,” from LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater, is an astute play about race and class in 20th-century America with top-notch performances.
Lauren Molina who stars in "Nobody Loves You" at Second Stage chats about the differences between revivals and new work, crazy auditions, and taking off her clothes onstage.
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.