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Cast set for Windy City Playhouse's 'Becky Shaw'

Casting is complete for Windy City Playhouse's production of Gina Gionfriddo's "Becky Shaw," the Irving Park company announced Tuesday. Theo Allyn will star in the title role with Michael Doonan, Suzanne Petri, artistic director Amy Rubenstein and Joseph Sultani. As previously announced, Scott...

Audition for B’way’s ‘The Portuguese Kid’ Starring Jason Alexander

Welcome back to our guide for what’s casting in New York City! As usual, we’ve scoured the landscape to bring you information on all the best projects in film, theater, and television, sourced with information from the most reliable sources. Show More Summary

Now Casting: ‘We Are New York’ Lead + 3 More Gigs

There are few international communities as great as the one in NYC, and today’s casting roundup has an opportunity to help build that even further! The Emmy Award-winning series “We Are New York,” created to help immigrants practice their English, is looking for actors to fill several roles. Show More Summary

L.A. Now Casting: ‘Tribes’ Seeks Its Lead + More Gigs

A Drama Desk award-winning play about the importance of community is looking for actors for a West Coast production this fall. “Tribes,” written by Nina Raine, is about Billy, the only deaf child in a hearing family who is introduced to the deaf community by Sylvia, a young woman on the brink of losing her hearing. Show More Summary

Your Official 2017 Emmy Awards Calendar

Is it ever too early to get ready for a big awards show? Don’t be silly—of course not! Although the Television Academy won’t present its 69th annual Emmy Awards until September, contenders for the small screen’s biggest prize have already...Show More Summary

Ben Platt Hosts 9th Jimmy Awards, Honoring the Best in High School Theater

The National High School Musical Theatre Awards, affectionately nicknamed the Jimmy Awards after producer James M. Nederlander, returned to New York City’s Minskoff Theatre for its ninth annual ceremony on June 26, honoring the brightest...Show More Summary

Review: Pass Over (Steppenwolf Theatre)

Steppenwolf's world premiere Pass Over is the rare drama that will keep you utterly rapt from start to finish, while also spinning an unforgettable commentary on the problems that plague 21st century America. There’s nothing preachy about it, even as it makes its points with stunning force. Show More Summary

2 Netflix Projects Begin Casting for Supporting Roles

Stay in the loop on industry and casting news with our write-up on who’s been slated for recent film and television roles! “The Happytime Murders”Melissa McCarthy may have proved a difficult officer to work with in “The Heat,” but the...Show More Summary

5 Projects Looking for Actors Around the U.K.

Hello and welcome back to our weekly roundup of what’s casting! As usual, we try to bring you the biggest and best castings from around the U.K, from theatre to feature film with some telly thrown in for good measure. We do our best the source this information from the most reliable places and, what’s more, to confirm it for ourselves. Show More Summary

Growing up with the Millers in O'Neill's comedy 'Ah, Wilderness!'

If there is a practicing alcoholic or addict in your family when you're a kid, you're better off when the boozer is your uncle rather than your dad or mom. If it's your drunk uncle, he can be fun. If it's your mom or dad, fun generally is not the first emotion recalled in your memoirs. That might...

Lively wit and tangled love interests in 'London Assurance'

City Lit Theater's current staging of 1841's "London Assurance" marks the first local production of Dion Boucicault's comedy in 120 years. Felicitously, it opens just a month ahead of Definition Theatre Company's staging of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' celebrated "An Octoroon," a bold deconstruction...

‘In the Envelope’ Podcast Episode 6: Freida Pinto, Amy Brenneman, and Jay Duplass

“In the Envelope: An Awards Podcast” features interviews with award-winning actors and other creatives. Join host and Awards Editor Jack Smart for a front row seat to the industry’s biggest awards races! Brought to you by HBO. Emmy nomination...Show More Summary

Now Casting: Share Your Story For a Snack Brand Video + More

If you consider yourself “an optimist who lives a vibrant, active lifestyle,” today’s casting roundup has a big opportunity for you! A major snack brand is seeking health enthusiasts, travelers, and more for a series of lifestyle web videos. Show More Summary

Atlanta Now Casting: ‘The Cornell Case’ Day Player + More Paying Gigs

Casting is underway for “The Cornell Case,” an upcoming footage horror film by Shadow 9 Productions. Described as a fresh take on the genre, the feature follows the Cornells, a newlywed couple, as “strange, inexplicable things begin to happen” after they move into their perfect home. A female actor ages 18–24 is needed to fill a day player role. Show More Summary

SAG-AFTRA Moves Toward Strike as Negotiations With Studios Fail

Leaders of SAG-AFTRA, the union representing onscreen performers, unanimously voted on June 25 to send strike authorization ballots to its members unless a new deal is reached by Friday, June 30, when the current contract expires. The...Show More Summary

Swim the City + More London Events This Week 6/26-7/2

It is hot in the city, hot in the city tonight—and actually, all week—so why not give yourself a break and kick back a little? Acting can be a tough business, you deserve a little RnR in the sunshine. From x to x, London has gone summery...Show More Summary

Edinburgh is Under Way + More U.K. Entertainment News

Hello and welcome back to our roundup of news stories from theatre, film, and television. FILM Glastonbury has barely begun but already the bands have been overshadowed by Johnny Depp’s mention of an assassination attempt on U.S. President Donald Trump. Show More Summary

'Lonesome Losers': From Jacques Brel, powerful songs that prefigure the likes of Bowie

The Belgian singer-songwriter known as Jacques Brel does not get nearly enough credit for his influence on the popular music of the latter half of the 20th century and beyond. I'd argue that's because many of the singers who have covered his material over the years have been distracted by the sticky...

Laura Michelle Kelly sings from 'The King and I'

This week's Showcase features a song from the touring production of Bartlett Sher's 2015 Lincoln Center revival of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II's "The King and I," now playing in Chicago. In the video, Laura Michelle Kelly, who stars as the British schoolteacher Anna Leonowens in the...

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