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Monday, July 2, 2012

Actors Discuss Bringing 'The Exorcist' From Screen to Stage by Jenelle Riley

Harry Groener, Manoel Felciano, and Roslyn Ruff on bringing William Peter Blatty's best-selling horror classic to the stage at the Geffen Playhouse.

SOURCE: Backstage at 02:00AM
Monday, June 4, 2012

Jonathan Pryce Revisits 'The Caretaker' and Plays Doctor in 'Hysteria' by Jenelle Riley

Acclaimed actor Jonathan Pryce now on stage in Harold Pinter's classic and on movie screens in period comedy.

SOURCE: Backstage at 04:47AM
Monday, May 28, 2012

'Mike and Molly' Creator Mark Roberts Returns to His Theater Roots by Jenelle Riley

Mark Roberts, writer-producer of the Emmy-winning "Mike and Molly," hits the stage with three plays.

SOURCE: Backstage at 05:00AM
Thursday, May 17, 2012

Tony Nominee Danny Burstein Brings Sondheim's 'Follies' to L.A. by Jenelle Riley

Reprising his role from New York and D.C., Danny Burstein stars in "Follies" at the Ahmanson Theatre.

SOURCE: Backstage at 12:00PM
Thursday, May 3, 2012

‘Follies’’ Danny Burstein on His Tony Nomination by Jenelle Riley

Back Stage spoke with Danny Burstein about his Tony nomination for ‘Follies’ from his dressing room at the Ahmanson Theater.

SOURCE: Backstage at 12:03PM
Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Kevin Kline and Lawrence Kasdan Go to the Dogs in 'Darling Companion' by Jenelle Riley

Kevin Kline and Lawrence Kasdan reteam for their sixth collaboration, "Darling Companion."

SOURCE: Backstage at 03:00AM
Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Fran Kranz's Long Journey to 'Cabin in the Woods' by Jenelle Riley

The actor on Joss Whedon's delayed "Cabin in the Woods" and making his Broadway debut in "Death of a Salesman."

SOURCE: Backstage at 10:00AM
Monday, April 9, 2012

David Lindsay-Abaire Writes Strong Roles for Women in 'Good People' by Jenelle Riley

Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire brings "Good People" to the Geffen Playhouse.

SOURCE: Backstage at 10:00AM
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Jennifer Westfeldt Steps Behind The Camera for 'Friends With Kids' by Jenelle Riley

Westfeldt brings her Toronto Film Festival hit, "Friends With Kids," starring Kristen Wiig, Adam Scott, Jon Hamm, and Maya Rudolph, to theater March 9.

SOURCE: Backstage at 05:17AM
Thursday, February 2, 2012

Daniel Radcliffe Leaves Harry Potter Behind for 'The Woman in Black' by Jenelle Riley

After seeing Radcliffe play The Boy Who Lived for eight films, audiences are used to watching him suffer onscreen. But "The Woman in Black" marks a notable leap for the actor.

SOURCE: Backstage at 01:43AM
Wednesday, December 14, 2011

An Evening With…'War Horse' by Jenelle Riley

Steven Spielberg's latest epic, "War Horse," was screened for an audience of Back Stage readers and SAG members at the Pacific Design Center on Dec. 11.

SOURCE: Backstage at 04:17AM
Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman Embrace Love and Laughter On Screen and Off by Jenelle Riley

The two met in 2000 when cast in a production of "The Berlin Circle," by Charles Mee, at the Evidence Room theater in Los Angeles.

SOURCE: Backstage at 07:54AM
Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Ginnifer Goodwin Brings Snow White to Life in 'Once Upon a Time' by Jenelle Riley

Ginnifer Goodwin has made a career of playing likable ladies—women the audience is willing to follow on a journey even when their actions are questionable.

SOURCE: Backstage at 04:00AM
Thursday, June 2, 2011

Stuart Gordon 'Re-Animator: The Musical' Interview by Jenelle Riley

The good people over at Zurvived have an interview with Stuart Gordon, who wrote and directed the musical, based on his 1985 cult film of the same name (minus "The Musical" part, of course…

SOURCE: Backstage at 06:45AM
Monday, May 30, 2011

Michelle Forbes Makes a 'Killing' as a Character Actor by Jenelle Riley

In her varied career, Michelle Forbes has played her share of authority figures. Asked why she's never cast in such parts, Forbes says with a laugh, "I think it's the eyebrows."

SOURCE: Backstage at 11:00AM
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Philip Baker Hall 'Sings' Again on Stage by Jenelle Riley

Consummate character actor Philip Baker Hall returns to the stage in "I Never Sang for My Father," his first play since his turn in 2002's "The Guys."

SOURCE: Backstage at 03:00AM

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