BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- ONCE's New 'Guy' & 'Girl'- Arthur Darvill & Joanna Christie!
Welcome to BWW's exclusive talk show, BACKSTAGE WITH Richard Ridge. Follow Richard as he visits the theater's best and brightest in their dressing rooms, on their stages and favorite hang outs to talk about their lives, careers and all of the things you don't know, but want to know. In the special interview below, Once's newest 'Guy' and 'Girl' Arthur Darvill and Joanna Christie chat about their recent trip to the Tony Awards, their whirlwind audition process and so much more! Click below to check out the full interview!
Darvill is known to fans around the world of the long-running BBC-TV show "Doctor Who" in which he played Rory Williams. A British actor and musician, his recent London stage appearances include Our Boys, Dr Faustus (Shakespeare's Globe), Swimming with Sharks, Marine Parade, Stacy and Terre Haute. His films include Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll, Pelican Blood, and Robin Hood. Other television includes "Little Dorrit", "The Paradise" and "Broadchurch." Arthur has written songs for The Shakespeare's Globe production of The Lightning Child which will be presented this Summer and can next be seen as 'Buckingham' in the BBC/Starz adaptation of the Philippa Gregory novels, The White Queen.
Christie appeared in the recent West End production of Peter Shaffer's Equus opposite Daniel Radcliff. She is a member of the National Youth Theatre. Her television appearances includes: "Mr. Selfridge," "Starlings," "Misfits 3," "Inspector Lewis Series II," "Small Dark Places," "No Angels," and "Holby City." Other theatre credits include The 24 Hour Plays, Be My Baby, The Ramshackle Heart at The Public Theatre NY and The Old Vic, School For Scandal, Dr Faustus, Bloody Poetry, Immaculate Conceit and One Night In November.
Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, Once tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who's about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs. As the chemistry between them grows, his music soars to powerful new heights... but their unlikely connection turns out to be deeper and more complex than your everyday romance.
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