The Standbys

The Standbys
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Every night on Broadway, dozens of the best performers aren't on stage. They are backstage, standing by, ready to go on at a moment's notice. The unique and challenging lives of Broadway's Understudies and Standbys are revealed in this evocative and original behind-the-scenes documentary.
"The Standbys" follows a variety of...

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Starring

Ben Crawford, Alena Watters, Merwin Foard

Production Details

  • UK Certificate & Consumer Advice:
    N/A
  • Run Time:
    1 hr. 16 min.
  • Format(s):
    2D

Synopsis

Every night on Broadway, dozens of the best performers aren't on stage. They are backstage, standing by, ready to go on at a moment's notice. The unique and challenging lives of Broadway's Understudies and Standbys are revealed in this evocative and original behind-the-scenes documentary.
"The Standbys" follows a variety of undiscovered performers for several years through their ups and downs, struggles and triumphs, onstage performances and private lives. When these Standbys are finally given the chance of a lifetime, anything can - and does - happen. Never-before-heard stories from industry insiders and celebrities reveal the unimaginable struggles these under-appreciated performers endure as they wait in the wings for their shot at a dream that may never come true.

Production Details

  • Run Time
    1 hr. 16 min.
  • In Cinemas
    N/A
  • UK Certificate & Consumer Advice
    N/A
  • Genre
    Documentary
  • Producer(s)
    Stephanie Riggs, Blair Erickson
  • Director(s)
    Stephanie Riggs
  • Writer(s)
    N/A
  • Studio
    N/A
  • Format(s)
    2D

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Tuesday, 30 September
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