Ever performed eight shows a week, for weeks on end? The Tony Award-nominated stars in the Backstage exclusive video below sure have!
Whether it’s sugar-free cough drops or just a well-timed nap, every Broadway performer has different techniques for surviving such a grueling schedule in the spotlight. We asked this year’s Tony nominees Stephanie J. Block (“Falsettos”), Mary Beth Peil (“Anastasia”), Jayne Houdyshell (“A Doll’s House, Part 2”), Denée Benton (“Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812”), David Hyde Pierce (“Hello, Dolly!”), John Douglas Thompson (“August Wilson’s Jitney”), and Brandon Uranowitz (“Falsettos”) for their advice on snacking and drinking, vocal care, and what other secret weapons help them endure.
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