Stewart/Whitley Officially Expands Into TV and Film Casting

Film & TV News   Stewart/Whitley Officially Expands Into TV and Film Casting
 
The Chicago, Hadestown, and The Great Comet casting directors launch a new department.
Duncan Stewart and Benton Whitley
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After eight-and-a-half years of casting Broadway shows and theatre internationally, casting directors Duncan Stewart and Benton Whitley officially expand into film and television with the launch of a new department, according to Variety. Casting director Joey Montenarello will lead the new arm of the company at the New York-based Stewart/Whitley.

Initial TV projects include Netflix's Tiny Pretty Things and NBC's Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist.

READ: How Casting Directors Duncan Stewart and Benton Whitley Cast Broadway's Chicago

Stewart/Whitley recently won a Casting Society of America's Artios Award for its casting of the Tony-winning Hadestown. Other Broadway productions include Rock of Ages, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, On the Town, and Pippin.

Also newly announced is that Sam Yabrow has joined as a casting director for the Stewart/Whitley theatre department, and Luke Schaffer is the casting assistant.

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