BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge - SAG Foundation Conversations Series with Tony Nominee Keith Carradine!
Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for an inaugural filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent event was a two hour career conversation with 2013 Tony nominee Keith Carradine moderated by Broadway World's own Richard Ridge, and you can check out highlights from the discussion below!
Keith Carradine has starred in over sixty feature films, five Broadway shows and released two LP Albums of his music. Among his best-known films are Robert Altman's "Nashville" and "Thieves Like Us", Louis Malle's "Pretty Baby", Alan Rudolph's "Choose Me" and "The Moderns", Ridley Scott's "The Duellists", and Walter Hill's "The Longriders" and "Southern Comfort". He created the role of Will Rogers in the original Broadway production of "The Will Rogers Follies" for which he received a Tony nomination. His song "I'm Easy" from "Nashville" won the Academy and Golden Globe Awards for best song and was a Billboard Top Ten single.
His most notable recent appearances were in HBO's "Deadwood" as Wild Bill Hickock, Showtime's "Dexter" as Special Agent Frank Lundy, and "Crash" with Dennis Hopper. He recently completed the independent feature "Ain't Them Bodies Saints" with Rooney Mara and Casey Afleck and directed by David Lowery. The film was celebrated at Sundance and is a selection at this year's Cannes Film Festival. It is scheduled for release this summer by IFC Films. Other recent films include "Cowboys And Aliens" directed by Jon Favreau, "Peacock" with Cillian Murphy and Ellen Page and "Family Tree", a dark comedy with Dermot Mulroney, Selma Blair and Hope Davis.
Recent theater includes a limited off-Broadway run in The Soho Playhouse production of Anthony Horowitz' "Mindgame" directed by the legendary Ken Russell as well as The New Group's off-Broadway revival of Sam Shepard's "A Lie Of The Mind" directed by Ethan Hawke. He just completed the Broadway run of the new musical "Hands On A Hardbody" for which he received his second Tony nomination, this time for "Performance by an Actor in a featured role in a musical".
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