The calling to a life in the theater hits in different ways.
With some, it begins early in childhood with amateur skits at home. For others, it may begin later when cast in a school play or musical. Whatever the reason, when the acting bug hits, it hits hard -- as the want of a stage and an audience becomes as natural as breathing.
So who are these magicians who make us suspend disbelief for up to hours at time - on a live stage - to involve us so thoroughly in make believe?
They are the professional stage actors and actresses of the theater.
Just up ahead, the spotlight is on the best sites for finding biographies and
images of the men and women who tread the boards worldwide; along with histories of famous movie actors and actresses who once upon a time launched their careers on stage ...