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Broadway Breaks Box Office Records, Time’s Up + More Industry News

2017 was a banner year for Broadway ticket sales.Thanks to smash-successes like “Hamilton,” “Hello, Dolly!,” and “Dear Evan Hansen,” the Broadway box office topped $1.6 billion in sales for the year, the highest number ever for the Great White Way. Show More Summary

5 Paid Gigs That Are Casting Nationwide Right Now

Looking for a Broadway gig? How about a new television series or film project? We’ve got these and more casting notices below that you don’t want to miss! “CLEAN SKIN CLUB”Two female actors are needed for leading roles in two different commercials for a skin care brand. Show More Summary

MoMA Will Screen the New Season of ‘Twin Peaks’ + More NYC Events Jan. 5–11

New York is the city that never sleeps, and with so many events and activities each week across all five boroughs, it can be hard to know what’s actually worthwhile. Here are the events New York City actors should have on their radars...Show More Summary

Now Casting: Portray Upper East Side Pedestrians/Patrons On Season 3 of Showtime’s ‘Billions’ + 3 More Gigs

In today’s casting roundup, Showtime’s “Billions” is currently casting background roles for its third season. Plus, be in a photoshoot for Vogue with famed photographer Annie Leibovitz, The Speakeasy SF is casting leads for recurring...Show More Summary

Does a SAG Award Lead to Oscar Gold?

The Screen Actors Guild Awards are the only major accolades given by actors to actors. The Academy Awards are considered Hollywood’s highest honors, handed out at the end of a long awards season. For pundits bent on predicting the nominations...Show More Summary

2018 PGA Awards Nominate ‘Dunkirk,’ ‘Molly’s Game,’ ‘Wonder Woman,’ & More

The strongest indicator yet of the Oscar Best Picture race was unveiled today in Hollywood. The Producers Guild of America, honoring the forces behind the top projects on the big and small screens in the previous calendar year, has upped...Show More Summary

‘In the Envelope’ Podcast: Patrick Stewart Talks ‘Logan’ & How to Act Fearlessly

“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! In addition to being one of the industry’s most powerful and prolific actors, Patrick Stewart has a voice of pure gold. Show More Summary

U.K. Now Casting: Female Actor Wanted for Lead Role In Sitcom ‘The Show’ + 2 More Gigs

Wrap up the week with a shot at one of the great opportunities in today’s roundup, including the lead role in “The Show,” a sitcom based on a real startup seeking a female actor to play a stereotypical but attractive and confident geek. Show More Summary

Stephen Albert knew how our arts institutions have to change

What is the responsibility of an arts organization to its local community? The answer to that question is far more complicated than you might think. And it is a key part of the legacy of Stephen J. Albert, the executive director of Chicago's Court Theatre, who died Dec. 28 at the age of 66, a great...

London Casting: Healthcare Drama Is Seeking Female Talent

Hello and welcome to one of our shoutouts for projects casting around the U.K. As always there’s a mix of opportunities for all ages, abilities, and locations but do remember to check if you fit the bill before applying. Although weShow More Summary

Everything You’d Ever Need to Know About the Golden Globe Awards

If you’re a casual fan of awards season you know of one other show aside from the Oscars: The Golden Globe Awards. There’s an offbeat quality to the ceremony hosted by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association that makes it one of the most entertaining and ridiculous around. Show More Summary

‘Mudbound,’ ‘Get Out,’ ‘Lady Bird’ Among 2018 WGA Award Nominees

Hollywood’s major guilds are ready to announce their picks for the year’s top filmmakers in their respective fields. Announced Jan. 4 were the Writers Guild Award film nominees, honoring the screenwriters of both features and documentaries...Show More Summary

Now Casting: Season 4 of Fox’s ‘Empire’ Needs Talent to Portray Members of Security + 3 More Gigs

Join the upcoming season of the Fox hit series “Empire” this year, as casting is now underway for men to portray members of security. Also in today’s roundup, there are lead roles in a student film about an accidental tragedy, a liquor...Show More Summary

Texas Now Casting: Supporting Actors Wanted for Dark Comedy ‘Lucky’

“Lucky,” a dark comedy about an evening gone completely wrong, is seeking a pair of supporting actors. The short film tells the story of a young man who, when meeting his girlfriend’s parents for the first time, accidentally kills the family dog. A male actor and a female actor, aged 35–55, are wanted to play Mr. Show More Summary

Off-Broadway’s ‘Sweeney Todd’ Sets 2 New Leads + More New York Theater News

On Broadway and beyond, a curtain can rise as quickly as it can fall; a star can be swapped as easily as Bernie Telsey can say, “That’s enough.” Theater is the beating heart of New York show business and, if you want to make it here, it’s crucial you’re up to date on incoming projects, latest castings, and other industry news. Show More Summary

13 shows to see now

"42nd Street" ???? Think you've seen "42nd Street" before? Not with jazz-funk orchestrations and a rock drum set and a truly diverse cast, not with choreography closer to Savion Glover than Gower Champion. Yes, I'm talking "42nd Street," the retro stage musical that premiered on Broadway in 1980...

Kids Now Casting: Play the Title Characters + More in New Children’s Show ‘Malika and Malachi’

A new children’s show is seeking a pair of enthusiastic young actors to play the title characters, plus many other roles. Casting is underway for “Malika and Malachi,” a children’s program revolved around teaching children basic math,...Show More Summary

Lookingglass Theatre announces new executive director

Chicago's Lookingglass Theatre Company announced a new executive director on Thursday: Rachel L. Fink. Fink, most recently managing director of the Theatre Bay Area service organization, previously spent 16 years at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre, a frequent creative partner with Lookingglass....

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