Diane Paulus’ circus-inspired, beautifully buoyant, intoxicatingly sensual revival of Stephen Schwartz and Roger O. Hirson’s “Pippin” ends the Broadway season on a grand high.
New York City-based casting directors are struggling to hold auditions amid the aftermath of Sandy—but insist the show will go on.
Tara Rubin Casting is casting the pre-Broadway production of “Big Fish,” which will premiere in Chicago in 2013 starring Norbert Leo Butz.
The New York International Fringe Festival wrapped up its 25th year on Aug. 25, and we asked theater experts Linda Buchwald, Zachary Stewart, and Diep Tran to pick their favorite performances.
“How to Be a New Yorker,” the nonmusical revue of New York facts, sketches, and stereotypes playing at Sofia’s Downstairs Theater, mines obvious material in unimaginative ways.
Magnussen chatted with Backstage about his worst audition, his fitness regime, and how to get the roles you want.
“Motown: The Musical” is Berry Gordy’s show—he lived it, wrote it, and produced it—and the impresario has gambled that it’s all about the music, not the story; he’s probably right.
See what directors Michael Mayer, Tommy Kail, Michael Wilson and actors Lin-Manuel Miranda and Annabella Sciorra and more had to say about what they look for in actors.
The Royal Shakespeare Company’s musical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s “Matilda” rushes at you from the stage of the Shubert Theatre with the relentlessness of a high-speed rail train.
The casting director cut her teeth at New York's Ensemble Studio Theatre, with actor Mark Ruffalo, before becoming one of the top CDs in Hollywood.