"The Standbys," a Documentary about Broadway Understudies

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Stephanie Riggs, the director of the new documentary "The Standbys," discusses her film, a behind-the-scenes look at the lives of Broadway understudies who are rarely seen by audiences. These performers, known as "standbys," remain backstage, prepared to go on at a moment's notice.  She will be joined by Ben Crawford and Alena Watters, who are featured in the film. "The Standbys" opens at the Quad Cinemas on February 21.


Ben Crawford, Stephanie Riggs and Alena Watters

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