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

byJodie Langel, David WienirIntroduction byJason Alexander

Paperback | April 1, 2004

Making It On Broadway: Actors' Tales of Climbing to the Top by Jodie Langel
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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

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Jodie Langel began her Broadway career starring as Cosette in Les Misérables on Broadway while still pursuing her B.F.A. from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, and has subsequently played the role of Eponine as well. Jodie starred as the Narrator in the national tour of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat, and i...
Title:Making It On Broadway: Actors' Tales of Climbing to the TopFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:288 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.9 inShipping dimensions:288 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.9 inPublished:April 1, 2004Publisher:AllworthLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1581153465

ISBN - 13:9781581153460

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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