{{movieDetails.Name}}

{{defaultDate | amCalendar:refDate}}
{{movieDetails.RunTime | runtimeNoTBD}}

{{movieDetails.Name}}

{{defaultDate | amCalendar:refDate}}

{{movieDetails.RunTime | runtimeNoTBD}}

Ooops looks like something went wrong on our end.

Theaters & Showtimes

Aw, crap. There are no showtimes for this movie. Check out what’s now playing at a theater near you!

Browse Theaters

Videos & Photos

Photo Gallery

Show More Photos

Movie Details


The Standbys

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.

Release Date

{{getLocalizedReleaseDate(details)}}

MPAA Rating

Runtime

{{movieDetails.RunTime | runtime}}

Genre

{{genre.attributes.Name}}, {{genre.attributes.Name}}

Formats Available

{{movieDetails.AvailableFormats}}

Studio

{{studio.attributes.Name}}

The Cast

Merwin Foard
Ben Crawford
Alena Watters

…and the Crew

Director
Stephanie Riggs
Producer
Blair Erickson
Executive Producer