A documentary revealing the under-appreciated, highly demanding world of Broadway Understudies and Standbys. Three undiscovered performers at various points in their careers get the chance of a lifetime. Their struggle is put into perspective through never-before-heard stories from celebrities who themselves were once Understudies or Standbys.
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Waiting With Bittersweet Anxiety for Their Moment
The director Stephanie Riggs follows the tribulations of three actors who are on call to step in for a star in a stage show.