Want to Feel Better About Your Bad Audition? The Tony Nominees Are Here to Help

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Sure, your audition may have gone poorly. But did you ever show up with the entirely wrong sides? What about stepping into the room with a fly that is not just unzipped, but broken? If not, then you’re in better shape than a few of this year’s Tony-nominated actors.

Here, “The Ferryman” star Laura Donnelly, “What the Constitution Means to Me” writer and star Heidi Schreck, “The Boys in the Band” star Robin De Jesús, and others share the harrowing audition tales that still keep them up at night with Backstage—but hey, look at them now!

Feeling brave? Check out Backstage’s theater audition listings!

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Casey Mink
Casey Mink is the senior staff writer at Backstage. When she's not writing about television, film, or theater, she is definitely somewhere watching it.
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