David J. Diamond interviews actor/director Austin Pendleton about his long and varied career. Currently appearing in Young Jean Lee's STRAIGHT WHITE MEN at the Public Theater in New York City, Austin never seems to be out of work. From his early Broadway appearance in the original production of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, he has created some iconic characters on stage, film and television. He has also directed critically-acclaimed plays (including Elizabeth Taylor in The Little Foxes for which he got a Tony Nomination for Best Director) and written such hit plays as ORSON'S SHADOW and BOOTH. He has appeared in over 100 films and television programs. He teaches both acting and directing at HB Studios and The New School.
How does one sustain a career like Austin's? Find out how he has done it, what he loves about theatre, what's up next for him and hear his best advice for actors and directors today.
David J. Diamond is a theatre professional, life and career coach for artists. For podcasts of previous broadcasts and more information: www.davidjdiamond.com