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This edition: Top Casting Directors Explain It All

Episode Details

Original tape date: February 1, 2013.

First aired: February 23, 2013.

We are joined by Broadway casting directors James Calleri, Tara Rubin and Bernie Telsey, who discuss their important profession as gatekeepers for actors to get parts in theater, television and films. They talk about working with directors and performers to populate the worlds of the varied productions that they represent, and share uplifting casting success stories. They also offer encouragement for aspiring performers, and reveal the number one secret to eventually becoming a working actor.

Guest List

James Calleri Casting Director, Calleri Casting

Tara Rubin Casting Director, Tara Ruben Casting

Bernard Telsey Casting Director, Telsey & Company

  • "The Lion King" 20th Anniversary / "M. Butterfly"
  • Saturday, November 25 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, November 26 - 7:00am
  • Monday, November 27 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
  • Creating "Dear Evan Hansen"
  • Monday, November 27 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, December 2 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, December 3 - 7:00am
  • Monday, December 4 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
  • "Junk" / "20th Century Blues"
  • Monday, December 4 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, December 9 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, December 10 - 7:00am
  • Monday, December 11 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
  • "The Band's Visit"
  • Monday, December 11 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, December 16 - 8:30pm
  • Sunday, December 17 - 7:00am
  • Monday, December 18 - 7:30am, 1:30pm
  • tba
  • Monday, December 18 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday, December 23 - 8:30pm