TheaterMania Logo

Theater Gone Wrong: Reed Birney on the Fortitude of (Wet) Actors

The show must go on…even when the audience can't see it. logo

"Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these actors from the swift completion of their appointed lines," is basically what Tony nominee Reed Birney is saying in this video about the various onstage mishaps he's experienced throughout his enviable career. According to the Humans star, actors can get away with pretty much anything, no matter the environment, if they pretend it's part of the play. Unfortunately, there is one limiting factor.