Brian Stokes Mitchell chats with Backstage about performing characters in the studio, the art of recording, and his five tips for acting success.
The Play Company and Por Piedad Teatro’s stage version of the 1977 Oscar-nominated film “A Special Day,” starring Sophia Loren and Marco Mastroianni, is just an acting exercise.
Known for his work as Dr. Perry Cox on "Scrubs," McGinley chatted with Backstage about his "dreamy" co-stars, how he prepared for the role, and his big break.
Directed too deliberately by its author, Athol Fugard’s 2009 play “The Train Driver,” getting its NYC premiere at Signature Theatre, is barely dramatic and too obviously symbolic.
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.
Regional meetings for Equity members will be held in January in New York, Chicago, and Hollywood, where nominating committees will be selected for the union’s 2013 elections.
The West Coast branch of the famed “way station for people with big dreams” opened its doors Feb. 26. Ryan O’Connor, its artistic director, resigned effective March 12.
For documentary filmmakers Elisabeth Sperling and Trish Dalton, their involvement lasted much longer. Their film of the 2009 edition, called "One Night Stand: Creating a Play in a Day," will be screened in select movie theaters on Wednesday.
Frank Boudreaux’s cleverly titled “Everything That Is the Case for Two Young Women on the Eve of the Great War Among Other Elegant Lies,” at Incubator Arts, is fun but too dense.
The Elevator Repair Service’s adaptation of “The Great Gatsby,” the Transport Group’s adaptation of a Jonathan Franzen essay, and For/Word Company’s adaptation of Anne Morrow Lindbergh’s writings reinvent adaptation.