[LESS INFO] 142 VIEWS | ADDED 21:15:00 10/24/06
Four performers noted for their performance in comedic roles—Mario Cantone ("Laugh Whore"), Julie Halston ("Hairspray"), Judy Kaye ("Souvenir") and Michael McKean ("A Second-Hand Memory")—talk about being funny on stage.
[LESS INFO] 65 VIEWS | ADDED 20:15:00 10/18/06
Four actors with long and varied careers on stage—Richard Easton, Robert Prosky, Marian Seldes and Frances Sternhagen—recall their own experiences starting out in the business and offer a few tips on how to sustain a life in the theatre.
[LESS INFO] 73 VIEWS | ADDED 18:15:00 10/13/06
Five off-Broadway artistic directors—Tisa Chang of Pan Asian Repertory, Loretta Greco of The Women's Project, Eduardo Machado of INTAR, James C. Nicola of New York Theatre Workshop and Neil Pepe of the Atlantic Theatre Company—join with Virginia Louloudes of ART/NY for a discussion of the state of Off-Broadway's institutional theatres.
[LESS INFO] 74 VIEWS | ADDED 15:40:00 10/05/06
Choreographer Rob Ashford, Director Chris Ashley, Director/Choreographer John Carrafa and Choreographer Gillian Lynne talk about making musical speak, move and sing.
[LESS INFO] 79 VIEWS | ADDED 16:30:00 09/26/06
A remarkable one-time-only meeting of cast members from two concurrent Williams revivals on Broadway—Natasha Richardson, John C. Reilly and Chris Bauer of "A Streetcar Named Desire" and Jessica Lange and Christian Slater of "The Glass Menagerie".
[LESS INFO] 73 VIEWS | ADDED 16:00:00 08/22/06
An in-depth look at the creation of the Broadway musical comedy with authors Jeffrey Lane and David Yazbek, director Jack O'Brien, choreographer Jerry Mitchell and actors Norbert Leo Butz and Sherie Rene Scott.
[LESS INFO] 119 VIEWS | ADDED 15:30:00 08/09/06
Far from the fabled days of summer stock, today's summer theatres are ambitious artistic institutions that aren't really just for summer anymore. A discussion with Sybil Christopher of the Bay Street Theatre, Alison Harris of Westport Country Playhouse, Kate Maguire of the Berkshire Theatre Festival, Jackie Maxwell of Canada's Shaw Festival and Max Mayer of New York Stage and Film.
[LESS INFO] 79 VIEWS | ADDED 14:00:00 07/21/06
How an audience can discern the often invisible hand of the director is the starting point for this discussion with Scott Elliott ("The Threepenny Opera"), Doug Hughes ("Doubt"), Joe Mantello ("Wicked"), John Rando ("The Wedding Singer") and Leigh Silverman ("Well").
[LESS INFO] 85 VIEWS | ADDED 16:00:00 07/07/06
The creation of new worlds on stage and the work of their creators is explored with lighting designer Peggy Eisenhauer ("Assassins"), costume designer Jess Goldstein ("Jersey Boys"), set designer David Korins ("Bridge and Tunnel"), set designer Derek McLane ("The Pajama Game") and costume designer Carrie Robbins ("White Christmas").
[LESS INFO] 77 VIEWS | ADDED 16:00:00 07/07/06
Experiences on stage in America and England are the core of this conversation with actors Eileen Atkins ("Doubt"), Richard Griffiths ("The History Boys"), Jonathan Pryce ("Dirty Rotten Scoundrels"), Lynn Redgrave ("The Importance of Being Earnest") and Zoë Wanamaker ("Awake and Sing").
[LESS INFO] 141 VIEWS | ADDED 16:00:00 07/07/06
Originally created as a skit for a bachelor party, "The Drowsy Chaperone" has traveled from Toronto to Los Angeles to Broadway, growing in size along the way without sacrificing its skewed view of classic musicals. The ATW Working in the Theatre seminar will explore Chaperone's journey from one-off entertainment into that rarest of musicals—one not based on a book, play or movie.
[LESS INFO] 81 VIEWS | ADDED 16:00:00 07/07/06
Some of the country's most read critics—Melissa Rose Bernardo of Entertainment Weekly, Michael Feingold of The Village Voice, Elysa Gardner of USA Today, Michael Kuchwara of the Associated Press and Jeremy McCarter of New York Magazine—share how they came to their current positions and what they look for when they go to a show.
[LESS INFO] 117 VIEWS | ADDED 16:00:00 07/07/06
A free-ranging conversation on the actors' life with Michael Cerveris ("Sweeney Todd"), Victoria Clark ("A Light in the Piazza"), Jill Clayburgh ("Naked Girl on the Appian Way"), George Grizzard ("Seascape") and Brían F. O'Byrne ("Doubt").
[LESS INFO] 91 VIEWS | ADDED 16:00:00 07/07/06
Five prolific commercial producers—Susan Gallin ("Woman Before a Glass"), Elizabeth McCann ("Well"), Kevin McCollum ("Avenue Q"), David Stone ("Wicked") and Tom Viertel ("Sweeney Todd")—explore the business of bringing shows to the stage.