Summary: Making It on Broadway goes beyond the glitz and the glamour to show what really happens both on a Broadway stage and in the personal lives of Broadway actors. In their own words, Jason Alexander, Terrence Mann, Donna Murphy, Lea Salonga, and more than 150 of today's Broadway performers--including fifty-five Tony Award® winners and nominees--talk candidly about living and working in the new era of the mega-musical.
From first stepping foot in New York Ci ...show morety with only a suitcase and a dream, to stepping up to the podium and accepting a Tony Award®, the actors in this book discuss all aspects of their lives and careers. No matter how personal or controversial the topic, they tell it like it is, how it was, and how it's possibly going to be. Whether it's paying the rent, maintaining a family, performing eight times a week, or dealing with the ''Disneyfication'' of Broadway, the contributors to this book handle it all in the same way: with frankness and humor. ...show less
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