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"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.

Guests:

Ben Crawford, Stephanie Riggs and Alena Watters
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