Michael Kostroff is an established stage and television actor best known for his five seasons on HBO’s The Wire, and for his appearances on The Good Wife, Law & Order: SVU, The Deuce, Billions, The Blacklist, etc. He’s toured as Thérnardier in Les Miserables and in The Producers, covering Max Bialystock, a role he’s since played in seven productions. Michael is the creator of Audition Psych 101—a workshop on the psychology of the audition process—which is now available in book form. He’s a director, writer, coach, teacher, and former advice columnist for Backstage. He’s currently filming The Plot Against America for HBO.