Currently starring in South Coast Repertory’s production of The Siegel, the actor who launched his career with Broadway’s The Graduate pinpoints the moment when he discovered the kind of actor he could be.
In his second outing working on a giant television musical event, Tony-winning costume designer William Ivey Long does the time warp again, this time trading ’50s greasers for ’70s fettish and glam rock.
Immediately following the announcement that Maddie Baillio had been chosen from 1,000 hopefuls to star in NBC’s Hairspray Live!, we spoke with the newcomer about keeping her secret and landing her dream role.
Over 1,000 girls lined up in hopes to be television’s Tracy Turnblad. We spoke to the musical’s casting director and a few of the hopefuls about what it would be like to be the next Nicest Kid in Town.