The Ensemblist is thrilled to announce its new mini-series, “Spotlight On,” which will highlight various behind-the-scenes Broadway careers that are rarely seen by fans.
You know us for our peek behind the curtain into what-and who- makes a Broadway show. You’ve listened as we’ve interviewed ensemblists from every walk of life about every aspect of being onstage and living that Broadway dream night after night. But who keeps those ensemblists in line? Who is responsible for making sure that everyone, onstage and off, gets to their spots on time and does their jobs the same way every show?
Today on The Ensemblist, we’re going to peel that curtain back even farther- and talk to the real center of each Broadway engine- the Stage Manager. Our three guests have a wealth of experience keeping these shows up and running- from keeping their casts and crews organized to filling out tons of paperwork to teaching new cast members where to go and what to do- it is no easy task, and that’s just the beginning.
Zac Chandler (West Side Story, The Addams Family, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Cinderella)
Mary Macleod (Deuce, A Little Night Music, Sister Act, Flash Dance, Motown, Smokey Joe’s Cafe)
Cody Renard Richard (Lysistrata Jones, Ghost, Cyrano de Bergerac, Motown, After Midnight)