Conversations on Broadway: 'Back to The Future'


New York

Conversations on Broadway: 'Back to The Future'

Director John Rando, and actors Roger Bart, Casey Likes, Liana Hunt, Hugh Coles, and Jelani Remy

Thursday, April 4, 2024

Begins at 2:00 PM EDT
Check-in begins at: 1:30 PM EDT

1 Hour

Wednesday, April 03, 2024

Join us for a Conversation with  Tony Award winner Director John Rando, Tony Award winner Roger Bart (Doc Brown), Casey Likes (Marty McFly), Liana Hunt (Lorraine Baines), Olivier Award nominee Hugh Coles (George McFly), and Jelani Remy (Goldie Wilson/Marvin Berry) of 'Back to The Future.' Moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge, of "Backstage with Richard Ridge."

SAG-AFTRA Foundation and BroadwayWorld have partnered for a filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen.


Marty McFly is a rock ‘n’ roll teenager who is accidentally transported back to 1955 in a time-travelling DeLorean invented by his friend, Dr. Emmett Brown. But before he can return to 1985, Marty must make sure his high school-aged parents fall in love in order to save his own existence.


CASEY LIKES(Marty McFly) is honored to join BTTF after his critically acclaimed leading performance as William in Broadway’sAlmost Famous. Performer (since age 3), acclaimed director, writer and producer. Recently the leading role in MGM’s filmDark Harvestand Kiss legend Gene Simmons inSpinning Gold. Jimmy Awards finalist. Film:Everything Must Go. TV: “The Birch,” “Acts of Crime” (dir. Sam Esmail), “American Blackout.” Regional:A Christmas Carol. Thanks to his family, team, AZ and Michael J Fox. @justcaseylikes.

ROGER BART(Doc Brown). Originated the role of Doc Brown (London). Broadway:The Producers(Tony, Drama Desk nominations);Young Frankenstein; You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown(Tony, Drama Desk Awards);The Frogs; Disaster!; Triumph of Love; Big River. Film:Trumbo, American Gangster, The Stepford Wives, The Producers, Hostel Part II, singing voice of Disney’sHercules“Go the Distance.” Television: “Desperate Housewives,” “Revenge,” “Good Trouble,” “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” “How I Met Your Mother.”

HUGH COLES(George McFly). Broadway debut. Rising British star who originated the role of George McFly inBack to the Future(2022), earning him Olivier and Stage Debut nominations whilst winning a WhatsOnStage Award. TV: “Baby Reindeer,” “Atlanta,” “Dreamland,” “Defending the Guilty,” “Death in Paradise,” “Doc Martin,” “The Mysterious Disappearance of Agatha Christie,” “The Odds,” “Juice.” Film:What Remains of Us, The Festival. Training: LAMDA.

LIANA HUNT(Lorraine Baines). Broadway: Katherine inNewsiesand Sophie inMamma Mia!National tours:Wicked(Nessarose),Bright Star(Margo),Mamma Mia! (Sophie). World premieres:The Devil Wears Pradaand Clint Black’sLooking for Christmas. Regional: Rose inMeet Me in St. Louis, Sybil inPrivate Livesand Éponine inLes Misérables. TV/film: HBO’s “The Undoing,” “Ghosts of Christmas Always” (Hallmark),Stag(independent feature). BFA: NYU. @lianamariehunt

JELANI REMY(Goldie Wilson/Marvin Berry). MSU Alum. Broadway:Ain’t Too Proud, The Lion King. Past shows:High School Musical, Smokey Joe’s Café, Apple Boys, Oscar Michaeux Suite, Love Around the Block, Cabaret, Mozart: Her Story. Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star and Chita Rivera Award recipient. BCEFA NextGen Advocate. Thanks to God, BTTF fam, Donald Fullilove, Harry Waters Jr, The Remys, CG, DannyLou, Tara Rubin, DGRW. @itsjelaniremy

JOHN RANDO(Director). London:Back to the Future. Broadway:Urinetown(Tony Award),Mr. Saturday Night, On the Town(Tony nomination),A Christmas Story, The Wedding Singer, Penn & Teller, The Dinner Party. City Center Encores!:The New Yorkers, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Damn Yankees, Face the Music, The Pajama Game. New York Philharmonic:Carousel. Off-Broadway:The Heir Apparent(SDCF Callaway Award),All in the Timing(Obie Award). China:The Secret, Spirit of LifeandThe Island

Run Time: 60 minutes

Masks are recommended, but not required.

SAG-AFTRA members and guests invited to events will behave in a professional and courteous manner. Any violation of the rules or transgression of decorum will be subject to review by the programming team, which has authority to remove the member from present and future SAG-AFTRA Foundation programs.