Gracious and soft-spoken in interviews, Cave's offstage persona is the opposite of his electrifying stage self.
These two characters have, one feels, an offstage life during which they rely on each other's support for the next vicissitude that is to befall them.
You can talk to someone on set from offstage or cue an actor who forgot his lines.
It is also the third current play in which an offstage dog is loudly audible.
He says their offstage relationship bears an uncanny similarity to their roles in the play.
And worse, he resolves his crisis mostly offstage during the opening scenes of the second act.
Even when she was not present on the stage, the chilling scream, which came from offstage , reminded the audience of her.
Stars of the musical theatre (of which I am one) channel their offstage misery into on stage triumph.
There is little offstage divide, as the actors are mostly in view and chat with the audience during the interval, and before and after the show.
And what about the glimpses we're provided of the actors' offstage lives?