Victoria Clark to Host Backstage at Encores! Series
The series will being with An Evening with Rob Berman (Monday, Oct. 17 at 6:30pm), in which musical director Rob Berman will offer behind-the-scenes insight into the process of mounting the entire Encores! season. In addition, special guest artists will perform selections from this season's three upcoming productions, Merrily We Roll Along (February 8-19), Pipe Dream (March 28-April 1), and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (May 9-13).
Up next will be God, I Hope I Get It! (Monday, Dec. 5 at 6:30pm), in which casting director Jay Binder shares a sneak peek into the behind-the-table discussions that take place when an actor leaves the audition room and hosts mock auditions to demonstrate casting techniques.
The series will conclude with What's the Buzz? (Monday, Feb. 6 at 6:30pm), in which a panel of today's brightest young composers and writers discuss the changes in styles and trends of musical theater and try to predict how musicals will change in the decades ahead.