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Making It on Broadway: Actors' Tales of Climbing to the Top

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Publisher Comments:

Countering the misperceptions about Broadway performers leading glamorous lives, the words of more than 150 Broadway stars provide unprecedented insight into their struggle for stardom. With an introduction by Jason Alexander and candid interviews with today's most celebrated Broadway stars, this book offers stories to entertain and astonish theater lovers, as well as serve as a sobering reality check for those considering careers on the stage. This book shares firsthand accounts of professional actors' difficult yet fulfilling journeys to Broadway: moving to New York, finding survival jobs, auditioning, landing roles, avoiding pitfalls, forging a family life, and much more. Interviews Include These Award-Winning Actors: • Jason Alexander • Daisy Eagan • Heather Headley • Wilson Heredia • Randy Graff • Donna McKechnie • Donna Murphy • John Rubinstein • Lea Salonga • Scott Wise • Chita Rivera

Book News Annotation:

Entertainment lawyer Wienir and Broadway actress Langel arrange excerpts of interviews with some 150 Broadway actors and actresses, including a significant number of Tony award nominees and winners, in order to provide a portrait of the career path of "making it on Broadway." The anecdotal proceedings provide insights into life on Broadway and reflections on different eras of the Broadway stage.
Annotation 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

The words of more than 140 Broadway stars provide unprecedented insight into the struggle for stardom and beyond. NYC Broadway theater launch event.

About the Author

David Wienir is an entertainment lawyer and the author of The Diversity Hoax and Last Time: Labour's Lessons from the Sixties. He lives in New York City. Jodie Langel began her acting career in Les Misérables on Broadway and went on to star in the national tours of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Cats. She lives in Los Angeles.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781581153460
Subtitle:
Actors' Tales of Climbing to the Top
Foreword:
Alexander, Jason
Foreword by:
Alexander, Jason
Foreword:
Alexander, Jason
Author:
Alexander, Jason
Author:
Langel, Jodie
Author:
Wienir, David
Publisher:
Allworth Press
Location:
New York, N.Y.
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Theater - General
Subject:
Theater
Subject:
Acting & Auditioning
Subject:
Broadway & Musical Revue
Subject:
Actors
Subject:
Theater - Broadway & Musical Revue
Subject:
Drama-Acting
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
PRB 02-32E
Publication Date:
20040401
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 6 in 14 oz

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