Introduce Yourself(ie): 10 Questions with If I Forget’s Young Star Seth Steinberg

Scroll on to get to know seth a bit better as he talks about his personal connection to the play, the Tony-winning musical that made him want to act, and why Chicago pizza beats NYC. The first time I read If I Forget, I thought:“Oh my god, I get to say this onstage!?” Having had grandparents that survived the Holocaust informed my relationship to the material in that:It really shaped my view on Michael’s book in the play, since he’s arguing that we should stop fixating on a tragedy that deeply affected my family and me. What Michael’s argument ignores […]

Actors Training Center Student Lands Role in The Roundabout Theatre’s Production of IF I FORGET

by BWW News Desk Jan. 11, 2017 Actors Training Center – the acting school in residence at the Wilmette Theatre – is pleased to announce that one of their acting students, Seth Steinberg, has landed a role in If I Forget, playing at the nation’s most influental nonprofit theatre company, The Roundabout Theatre ( in New York. Steinberg has worked alongside ATC Founder and Creative Director Carole Dibo to help land this role and joins the ranks of fellow ATC alumni who have gone on to pursue successful acting careers including Rachel Brosnahan, who is currently Off Broadway with Daniel […]

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“…Seth Steinberg [was] very funny and moving on opening night.” Chicagoland Musical Theatre “The promising Seth Steinberg plays Jerry’s son, Nathan. Looking like a post- “Stand By Me” Jerry O’Connell, Seth demonstrates a precocious understanding of the material.” Edge Media Network

Evanston freshman makes his professional theatre debut

Seth Steinberg only began performing in musical theater two years ago but he’s already been cast in a professional production. Pretty impressive for a 15-year-old. The Evanston Township High School freshman plays Nathan Lukowski in Kokandy Productions’ “The Full Monty.” Nathan is the son of the main character, Jerry Lukowski. “He’s sort of a dad in a lot of ways — 12 going on 40,” Seth said. “In a lot of ways, he’s voice of reason for his dad.” Seth hasn’t seen a production of the show but he watched the movie before he auditioned. “I got a general idea […]

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[Theatre at the Center] productions are top quality, the same caliber that you find at Drury Lane or Marriott Lincolnshire. Ericka Mac directs an outstanding cast. Around the Town Chicago The Pazinski family, like most families, is a complicated one… The complexity of the story requires complex performances from the actors, who dive into the religious and familial nuances with a mighty effort. The Lansing Journal Tom Dudzick’s semi-autobiographical play not only has a strong script, but Theatre at the Center gives this production some extra oomph by putting forth an all-around excellent cast. Buzz Center Stage