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12 Broadway Shows We Can’t Wait to See This Spring

With screen-to-stage adaptations, boundary-pushing dramas, and revivals galore, the 2017 spring Broadway season promises to be star-studded, nostalgic, and exhilarating. Here are some of the shows we can’t wait to get in line to see. “Sunday in the Park With George” (opens Feb. Show More Summary

Start Your Career in Acting With the Blue Genie Voice Acting Scholarship

Applications are now open for the Blue Genie Voice Acting Scholarship, named as an homage to Robin Williams and his iconic character in “Aladdin.” Launched by English voiceover actor and coach Jay Britton, the scholarship benefits fledgling...Show More Summary

'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner' in Court Theatre's 63rd season

Court Theatre announced its 63rd season Wednesday, featuring a five-show lineup of family dramas, a musical tribute and looks into the lives of Emily Dickinson and Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. The 2017-18 season opens with "Five Guys Names Moe," Clarke Peters' blues musical featuring the songs...

Review: Fast feet in 'My Brother's Keeper,' but story can't keep up

When you're basing a show around the Nicholas Brothers, who created what Fred Astaire called the greatest dance sequence ever filmed — well, brother, those are some big tap shoes to fill. (Astaire was talking about the "Jumpin' Jive" number from 1943's "Stormy Weather." It's on YouTube. Check it...

Joffrey Ballet announces 2017-18 season

The Joffrey Ballet has announced its 2017-18 season, including a world premiere by Joffrey ballet master Nicolas Blanc and Alexander Ekman's "Midsummer Night’s Dream." Beginning the company's 62nd season is Lola de Avila’s ghostly romance "Giselle" (Oct. 18-29), set to composer Adolphe Adam’s original...

Review: Captain Blood (First Folio Theatre)

Swarthy pirates, saucy wenches and ridiculously coiffed villains - all-in-all there’s much to applaud in Captain Blood. David Rice’s adaptation of Rafael Sabatini’s 1922 adventure novel is a fine romp over land and sea, and an equally excellent antidote to the mid-winter blues. Show More Summary

Review: Bootycandy (Windy City Playhouse)

At times funny, at others disturbing and increasingly intriguing the deeper you get into the two-hour production, Windy City Playhouse's Bootycandy sneaks up on you, drawing you into the characters’ lives as they unfold in a series of moments that don’t always have obvious links. The end result is a production that’s powerful both visually and emotionally.

3 Network Pilots Gear Up for Production

Stay in the loop on industry and casting news with our weekly write-up on who’s been slated for recent film and television roles! “Valor”The CW will follow the military’s golden rule and leave no man behind in its new pilot pickup. The project will follow a team of Army pilots on a mission to save a pair of captured comrades. Show More Summary

L.A. Now Casting: Honda Accessories Photo Shoot and More

Today in Los Angeles notices, you can earn up to $600 for a single day of work! Honda seeks models, two females and a male, all ages 22–34, to depict surfers in an upcoming accessories lifestyle photo shoot. Hired talent will be paid $600/10 hours of production. Show More Summary

'Monster' the story of a teen filmmaker caught up in a crime

Before he died in 2014, the fine young-adult novelist Walter Dean Myers wrote an opinion piece in the New York Times; the essay was a reaction to a University of Wisconsin study that found that of the 3,200 children's books published in 2013, only 93 were about black people. After articulating...

Graham, Gunderson in Northlight Theatre's 43rd season

Northlight Theatre announced its 43rd season Tuesday, featuring a slate of five productions by playwrights familiar to the North Shore company's audience. The world premiere of Bruce Graham’s "Sanctions," helmed by artistic director BJ Jones, will open the season. Featuring Mary Beth Fisher, Graham's...

Cast set for Porchlight's 'Marry Me a Little'

Casting is complete for "Marry Me a Little," Porchlight Music Theatre's final mainstage production in its 2016-17 season, the company announced Tuesday. Featuring a collection of Stephen Sondheim songs, the musical set on a lonely Saturday night shared between two singles living one floor apart...

Now Casting: Background Spot on Fox’s ‘Empire’ + More Jobs

Get to know the Lyon family in an upcoming shoot for “Empire,” earn $400/day in a trailer for a forthcoming book, and other paying gigs across the country in today’s casting roundup! “EMPIRE”Fox’s hit hip-hop drama “Empire” seeks talent for background in an upcoming shoot. Show More Summary

'Bog of Cats': A spurned daughter comes back in angry Irish take on 'Medea'

The narrative terrain in Irish playwright Marina Carr's work bursts with ghosts. But we're far away from, say, Conor McPherson's "The Weir," where a newly arrived transplant from Dublin finds comfort amid the supernatural stories traded around the fire in a country pub. "By the Bog of Cats," perhaps...

‘Moonlight,’ ‘Atlanta’ Win 2017 Writers Guild Awards

Writers in both New York City and Los Angeles were crowned Feb. 19 in recognition of their achievements in film, television, new media, and more. The 2017 Writers Guild Awards celebrated the best screenwriters in the biz, including Barry...Show More Summary

'Unseen': Play about conflict photographer can miss the bigger picture

If one seeks a personalized metaphor for the tortured morality of being a Western superpower, look no further than conflict photographers. They run around war zones — many of those places either ignited or ignored by the U.S. and other wealthy nations — profiting off the pain of others under cover...

That Long Damn Dark

“Dennis Baker is well-cast and brings a really nice reality to this intriguing play.” – GIA ON THE MOVE “Dennis Baker does an excellent job turning his character into complex, fleshed-out human beings during the tight 90 minutes, and tension… No related posts.

Now Casting: Prynt Promotional Video Spot + More Paying Gigs

In today’s roundup of casting notices, we have five on-camera gigs, all of which are paid! A commercial spot shooting in San Francisco is casting, as are projects shooting in L.A., New York City, and elsewhere. See if there’s a roleShow More Summary

Atlanta Now Casting: Background in ‘Pitch Perfect 3’ and More Gigs

Today’s Atlanta opportunities are aca-amazing. “Pitch Perfect 3,” the third installment in the mega-successful musical franchise, is casting talent for background roles. The film, from Universal Pictures, seeks male and female performers...Show More Summary

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