THE PROM's Brooks Ashmanskas on Being Yourself
By Benjamin Lindsay
November 15, 2018
Given his Broadway résumé (“Something Rotten!,” “Bullets Over Broadway,” and many more), it’s surprising to hear Tony nominee Brooks Ashmanskas admit that he’s “not often asked to do things” without auditioning. That’s what makes his starring role in “The Prom” so special: Director and choreographer Casey Nicholaw knew no one else could get the job done. “It’s an honor that they would think of me,” the actor tells Backstage.