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Archive for December, 2009

Performing in Simultaneous Shows

By • Dec 16th, 2009 • Category: An Actor's Advice

The actress Cynthia Nixon made history in 1984 by being one of the few known people to be in two Broadway shows at the same time. Both directed by Mike Nichols, the shows The Real Thing and Hurlyburly appeared just two blocks from one another, allowing Nixon to walk back and forth as needed between […]

Be an Actor Not a Performer

By • Dec 2nd, 2009 • Category: An Actor's Advice

Irony alert: audiences do not enjoy theatricality when they come to the theatre. People come to see a story. And in order to enjoy that story, they must be willing and able to ignore the fact that you are an actor performing a role. This cannot be done if with every step, word, expression and […]