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For the Love of Actors – Interview with Theresa Rebeck

Posted on: August 21st, 2009 by John Istel

 

Playwright Theresa Rebeck offers a funny
Valentine to dramatic art with The Understudy.

Theresa Rebeck photo: Monique Carboni

Theresa Rebeck photo: Monique Carboni

"The show must go on...." Few theatregoers realize what it takes to make that old cliché come true. One thing that makes many a show go on when it really shouldn't is a well-rehearsed understudy. When a lead performer can't take the stage, another actor boldly steps in. It's all kind of heroic, actually. Theresa Rebeck’s newest play, The Understudy, set during a Broadway understudy rehearsal for a fictional play based on the writings of Franz Kafka, displays her affection for actors' willingness to shed emotional blood for our benefit.
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2009-2010 Season, Front & Center, The Understudy


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NEW CASTING ANNOUNCED!

Posted on: August 5th, 2009 by Todd Haimes

 

I am thrilled to announce some fantastic casting news for this season’s production of The Understudy.

Mark-Paul Gosselaar

Mark-Paul Gosselaar

Justin Kirk

Justin Kirk

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2009-2010 Season, The Understudy


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