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Meet the Seven Breakout Stars of Stereophonic on Broadway

Theatre Mania

Want to see lighting in a bottle? Go to the Golden Theatre, where David Adjmi’s sprawling drama Stereophonic has taken up residence after a sold-out run at Playwrights Horizons. Epic in length (three hours and 15 minutes) and scope (it follows a year in the life of a rock band as they record their new album), Stereophonic is one of those plays that people have been talking about for months, thanks to its infectious music (provided by Will Butler of Arcade Fire) and tight seven-member ensemble.

All but one actor in Daniel Aukin’s production are making their Broadway debuts. That’s Will Brill, last seen in Daniel Fish’s sexy Oklahoma! as Ali Hakim. The six others — Andrew R. Butler, Juliana Canfield, Eli Gelb, Tom Pecinka, Sarah Pidgeon, and Chris Stack — have long stage and screen resumes, but this is their first time on the main stem. That they’re doing it in this play, which they all recognize is special, is icing on the cake...READ MORE



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