The feature documentary “STAGEDOOR” brings an insightful look into the world of five teenage aspiring artists attending the camp, that some have dubbed “a haven for adolescent self-proclaimed “theater geeks.” The film follows: Maddy, 15 — a quintessential chorus girl who knows her limitations; Nicole, 14 — an awkward young comedienne — and the self-proclaimed “least popular girl in school”; Taylor, 14 — small for his age, often teased for his size and suffering from ADD and ADHD finds himself totally at home in the theatrical world; Robert, 15 — from the worst part of Newark, New Jersey, he played Simba in The Lion King on Broadway for 8 months until his voice changed and now seeks his place on stage; and Randi, 17 — wearing the crown as Stagedoor’s Queen Bee, Randi is a Stagedoor lifer, as she’s has been coming to the camp for 9 years. “STAGEDOOR” offers a compassionate look into their inner lives, as they use theater to navigate adolescence and figure out who they are and who they want to be.
”"Charming! Riveting"— The New Yorker
”"Impressive . . . Comical and Compassionate!"— Variety
”"There's a star born every minute in the footlighted dreamworld of Stagedoor."— Time Out NY