It's a Hard Act to Follow (2012)

Joining Elysa are Michael McKean, Lynne Meadow, Cynthia Nixon, Hunter Parrish and Blair Underwood. The panel took place at New York City's historic Sardi's restaurant on March 30, 2012.


Michael Stever


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Credited cast:
Elysa Gardner Elysa Gardner ... Herself
Isa Goldberg ... Herself
Michael McKean ... Himself
Lynne Meadow Lynne Meadow ... Herself
Cynthia Nixon ... Herself
Hunter Parish Hunter Parish ... Himself
Blair Underwood ... Himself


Created to educate the community on vital issues concerning the theater, Drama Desk was formed in 1949 by a small group of New York theatre critics, editors, reporters and publishers. Today more than 130 critics, reporters, writers and editors vote on the awards. Drama Desk president is Isa Goldberg and the chairperson of the nominating committee is Barbara Siegel. Michael Stever has worked in/around New York City as a full time filmmaker, camera man, editor and writer for over 20 years. He's thrilled to be working with the Drama Desk in creating this rare glimpse into the New York Theatre community. Written by anonymous

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Join Elysa Gardner as she moderates this fascinating Drama Desk panel discussion, "It's A Hard Act To Follow," featuring talented theatre professionals discussing the benefits, and pitfalls of playing some of theater's most notable roles.









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30 March 2012 (USA) See more »


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$15,000 (estimated)
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16:9 HD
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Drama Desk's mission has been to promote and support artistic excellence in the New York professional theater, in its multitude of forms and styles and on stages of various sizes and configurations. The organization accomplishes its goal by hosting an annual Drama Desk Awards celebration and presenting various educational forums and panel discussions to its members and the theater-going public. The Drama Desk Awards (began by New York Times theater reporter Sam Zolotow, The New Yorker's Edith Oliver, and The New York Post's Vernon Rice, among others) were established to fulfill the organization's mission. Drama Desk has opened its nominations for its annual awards to include theater productions by Off- and Off-Off Broadway artists, as well as that of Broadway producers. See more »

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