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    New York Area Production Listing

    Back Stage lists major U.S. film and TV productions that are currently casting or accepting submissions. On this page you¿ll find productions occurring in the greater New York area. Check for new listings every Thursday! (Website members only.)

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    The IRS on the Prowl

    Last month the IRS announced that the number of audited returns had increased by 11 percent over the previous year. But you usually can't get into trouble if you tell the truth and file your returns on time.

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    Tara Henry

    Actor Tara Henry is the first to admit that the best adventures are ones you don't plan. "You know what? I'm just going to go for it," she says. "I'm going to try and see what happens."

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    Everything's Coming Up Gypsies

    "I'm not really a Broadway gypsy; I just play one in A Chorus Line."

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    Road Rage

    "I recently went through a rough experience involving my first professional tour and am desperately seeking advice on the situation."

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    Church of Muslin and Greasepaint

    Theater did not play an enormous role in my life until high school. Prior to that, searching for self-definition like any adolescent, I first sought clarity in religion.

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    Behind the Screens: TV Series in Development

    With the networks announcing their 2007-2008 TV schedules in two months, one pilot appears to be the first to get a guaranteed time slot for the fall season.

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    'This Is Tyler'

    Like most actors who have spent years auditioning regularly, I never dwell on an audition, whether I'm happy with how I did or not. But this is the first time I have seen myself on TV with my family present.

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    Looking Back, Looking Forward

    I imagined my column would follow the ups and downs of my life as a young performer in New York City; instead, it followed the joys and challenges of my life as a full-time college student and actor from New Jersey.

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    Timing Tiff, Sexist Stiff

    "I’m acting in a short film and I’m having a problem with the director. He is really dismissive of me and makes weird, sexist comments about me, right in front of my face."