The Fine Art of Casting Hits on Broadway
Photographs by Tony Cenicola/The New York Times
By PATRICK HEALY
Published: June 16, 2011
AN early step in creating a Broadway production — and one of the most critical — is the casting process. Directors and producers hire the actors, but it is usually the show’s casting director who first finds them to audition and consider: Hollywood celebrities, theater veterans, performers who might act better than they sing (or sing better than they act), onetime understudies who have grown into star material.
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