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I Hope I Get It: Stories From the Audition Room With Ethan Hawke

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In TheaterMania’s new video series, “I Hope I Get It: Stories From the Audition Room,” your favorite Broadway performers divulge horrifying audition secrets and share their hard-earned insights.

Ethan Hawke currently stars in Macbeth on Broadway. He's been successful not only on stage but in acclaimed movies like Reality Bites. As a writer, Hawke has been nominated for Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for Before Sunset and as an actor for Training Day. But even this successful Hollywood star had an awkward teenage phase. In this video, he tells the story of an early screen-test gone awry.


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