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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.)

The following listings are NOT casting notices but instead reflect the best general information available about current casting assignments. Do your homework and use them wisely. Do not phone or visit casting directors' offices. Unless otherwise instructed, all contact with casting directors should be through the mail. Blind mass mailings are not recommended.

An asterisk (*) denotes a new or changed listing.

BROADWAY: UPCOMING

110 in the Shade, a revival of the 1963 musical based on The Rainmaker, from Roundabout Theatre Company, starring Audra McDonald. Casting: Jim Carnahan Casting, 231 W. 39th St., Ste. 1200, NYC 10018. Rehearsals begin March 6. Performances begin April 13 at Studio 54, 254 W. 54th St., NYC, for a limited run through Aug. 12. Last EPA: Nov. 1, 2006. Last Equity chorus call for singers: Nov. 28, 2006. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: Nov. 27, 2006.

Billy Elliot, a musical version of the 2000 film about a Welsh boy who dreams of becoming a ballet dancer. Adult casting: Tara Rubin Casting, 311 W. 43rd St., 5th fl., NYC 10036. Child casting: Nora Brennan Casting, 752 West End Ave., Ste. MC, NYC 10025. Rehearsals begin in February 2008. Target opening: fall 2008. Last Equity principal dancer audition for boys: Nov. 3, 2006. Last open call for boys: Nov. 11, 2006.

*Coram Boy, Helen Edmundson's stage adaptation of Jamila Gavin's novel about two orphans in 18th-century England. A hit at London's National Theatre. Casting: Stanczyk Cherpakov Casting, 150 W. 28th St., #701, NYC 10001. Rehearsals begin Feb. 19. Previews begin April 16 at the Imperial Theatre, 249 W. 45th St., NYC. Opens May 2. Last EPAs: Nov. 21, 22, and 27, 2006. Upcoming Equity chorus call for ensemble singers: Feb. 22.

Curtains, a musical murder mystery by John Kander, the late Fred Ebb, Rupert Holmes, and the late Peter Stone. Casting: Jim Carnahan Casting, 231 W. 39th St., Ste. 1200, NYC 10018. Previews begin Feb. 27 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, 302 W. 45th St., NYC. Opens March 22. Last EPAs: Oct. 5 and 7, 2006. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: Oct. 10, 2006. Last Equity chorus call for singers: Oct. 11, 2006.

Deuce, Terrence McNally's new play about a pair of retired tennis players. Angela Lansbury and Marian Seldes are set to star. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th fl., NYC 10036. Rehearsals begin March 6. Previews begin April 16 at the Music Box Theatre, 239 W. 45th St., NYC. Opens May 6. Last EPAs: Jan. 4 and 8.

Frost/Nixon, Peter Morgan's play about David Frost's interviews with former president Richard Nixon, starring Frank Langella as Nixon and British actor Michael Sheen as Frost. Recently played the West End. Casting: Daniel Swee, Lincoln Center Theater, 150 W. 65th St., NYC 10023. Previews begin March 31 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, 242 W. 45th St., NYC. Opens April 22. Last EPAs: Nov. 17, 22, and 27, 2006.

Grease, a revival of the 1972 musical set in the 1950s. Casting: Jay Binder Casting, 321 W. 44th St., Ste. 606, NYC 10036. Rehearsals begin on or about April 1. Target opening: July at a theatre TBA. The leads will be cast via an NBC reality show, to be judged by the production's director-choreographer, Kathleen Marshall; Grease co-creator Jim Jacobs; and producer David Ian. Last EPA: Sept. 21, 2006. Last Equity chorus calls for singers: Sept. 25 and 26, 2006. Last Equity chorus calls for dancers: Sept. 28 and 29, 2006.

Inherit the Wind, a revival of the 1955 play by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, based on the Scopes trial. Christopher Plummer and Brian Dennehy star under Doug Hughes' direction. Casting: Jay Binder Casting, 321 W. 44th St., Ste. 606, NYC 10036. Previews begin March 19 at the Lyceum Theatre, 149 W. 45th St., NYC. Opens April 12 for a limited engagement through July 15. Last EPAs: Nov. 2 and 3, 2006.

Legally Blonde, a musical version of the 2001 film comedy. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th fl., NYC 10036. Pre-Broadway tryout in San Francisco through Feb. 25. Previews begin April 3 at the Palace Theatre, 1564 Broadway, NYC. Opens April 26. Last EPA: June 8, 2006. Last Equity chorus call for singers: June 7, 2006. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: June 26, 2006.

The Little Mermaid, a musical based on the 1989 Disney animated film. Casting: Tara Rubin Casting, 311 W. 43rd St., 5th fl., NYC 10036. Rehearsals begin in May. Pre-Broadway tryout in Denver in July. Previews begin Nov. 3 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 205 W. 46th St., NYC. Opens Dec. 6. Last EPA: Oct. 5, 2006. Last Equity chorus calls for singers: Oct. 10 and 12, 2006. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: Oct. 16, 2006.

LoveMusik, a musical about Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya, with a book by Alfred Uhry, based on their letters to each other and using Weill's songs written with a variety of lyricists. Presented by Manhattan Theatre Club. Michael Cerveris and Donna Murphy star. Harold Prince directs. Casting: Mark Simon, 10 Rockefeller Plaza, Ste. 10-14, NYC 10020. Previews begin April 12 at the Biltmore Theatre, 261 W. 47th St., NYC. Opens May 3 for a limited engagement through July 8. Last Equity chorus call for singers: Jan. 4.

A Moon for the Misbegotten, a transfer of the British revival of Eugene O'Neill's 1943 drama, starring Kevin Spacey, Eve Best, and Colm Meaney. Casting: Stuart Howard Associates, 207 W. 25th St., Ste. 601, NYC 10001. Previews begin March 29 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 256 W. 47th St., NYC. Opens April 8 for a limited run through June 10. Last EPA: Feb. 13.

The Pirate Queen, a musical based on the life of 16th-century Irish heroine Grace O'Malley, from the producers of Riverdance and the songwriters of Les Misérables. Casting: Tara Rubin Casting, 311 W. 43rd St., 5th fl., NYC 10036. Previews begin March 6 at the Hilton Theatre, 213 W. 42nd St., NYC. Opens April 5. Last EPA: March 27, 2006. Last Equity chorus call: June 23, 2005. Last open chorus call for dancers: March 28, 2006.

Radio Golf, August Wilson's final play in his decade-by-decade cycle of works on the African-American experience. Currently running at the Goodman Theatre, Chicago, through Feb. 25. Previews begin April 20 at the Cort Theatre, 138 W. 48th St., NYC. Opens May 8. Casting and EPAs: TBA.

South Pacific, a revival of the 1949 Rodgers and Hammerstein classic, from Lincoln Center Theater. Bartlett Sher directs. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th fl., NYC 10036. Rehearsals begin on or about Jan. 17, 2008. Previews begin on or about Feb. 28, 2008, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater, 150 W. 65th St., NYC. Runs through June 15, 2008. Last EPA: Jan. 25.

*Xanadu, a musical based on the 1980 film. Douglas Carter Beane has written the book. The score features songs from the film and hits from Electric Light Orchestra. Casting: Cindy Tolan Casting, 145 Sixth Ave., 7th fl., NYC 10013. Rehearsals begin on or about March 19. Previews begin on or about April 7 at the Helen Hayes Theatre, 240 W. 44th St., NYC. Opens on or about May 12. Upcoming EPA: Feb. 18. Upcoming Equity chorus call for singers: Feb. 16. Upcoming Equity chorus call for dancers: Feb. 20.

*Young Frankenstein, a musical version by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan of Brooks' 1974 film comedy. Directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman. Casting: Tara Rubin Casting, 311 W. 43rd St., 5th fl., NYC 10036. Out-of-town engagement: summer 2007. Target Broadway opening: fall 2007. Last Equity chorus calls for singers: Feb. 8 and 9. Upcoming Equity chorus calls for dancers: Feb. 19 and 20.

BROADWAY: CURRENTLY PLAYING

Avenue Q, a musical featuring live actors and puppets. Casting: Cindy Tolan Casting, 145 Sixth Ave., 7th fl., NYC 10013. John Golden Theatre, 252 W. 45th St., NYC. Opened July 31, 2003. Last EPA: March 1, 2006. Last open call: Feb. 11. Last Equity chorus call: Dec. 11, 2006.

Chicago, a revival of the 1975 musical. Casting: James Calleri and Duncan Stewart, Calleri Casting, 416 W. 42nd St., NYC 10036. Ambassador Theatre, 219 W. 49th St., NYC. Opened Nov. 14, 1996. Last EPA: Nov. 17, 2006. Last Equity chorus call: Nov. 16, 2006.

A Chorus Line, a revival of the 1975 musical. Casting: Jay Binder Casting, 321 W. 44th St., Ste. 606, NYC 10036. Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, 236 W. 45th St., NYC. Opened Oct. 5, 2006. Last EPA: June 21, 2005. Last Equity principal dancer call: Jan. 9, 2006. Last Equity chorus call: Jan. 26. Last open call: Nov. 20, 2006.

The Color Purple, a musical based on the novel by Alice Walker. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th fl., NYC 10036. Broadway Theatre, 1681 Broadway, NYC. Opened Dec. 1, 2005. Last EPA: Nov. 10, 2006. Last Equity chorus call for singers: Jan. 16. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: Jan. 18. Last open call for singers: Nov. 28, 2006.

Company, a revival of Stephen Sondheim's 1970 musical about a bachelor and his married friends. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th fl., NYC 10036. Ethel Barrymore Theatre, 243 W. 47th St., NYC. Opened Nov. 29, 2006. Note: All actors must be able to play at least two musical instruments. Last EPAs: May 18, 19, and 23, 2006. Last nonrequired open call: July 21, 2006.

The Drowsy Chaperone, a comedy about a fictional 1928 musical. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th fl., NYC 10036. Marquis Theatre, 1535 Broadway, NYC. Opened May 1, 2006. Last EPA: Feb. 28, 2006. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: Oct. 19, 2006. Last Equity chorus call for singers: Oct. 26, 2006.

Grey Gardens, a musical based on the 1975 documentary film; it ran at Playwrights Horizons last season. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th fl., NYC 10036. Walter Kerr Theatre, 219 W. 48th St., NYC. Opened Nov. 2, 2006. Last EPAs: June 27, 29, and 30, 2006.

Hairspray, a musical based on the 1988 John Waters film. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th fl., NYC 10036. Neil Simon Theatre, 250 W. 52nd St., NYC. Opened Aug. 15, 2002. Last EPA: Aug. 31, 2006. Last Equity chorus call for singers: Nov. 30, 2006. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: Dec. 14, 2006.

Jersey Boys, a musical featuring the music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Casting: Tara Rubin Casting, 311 W. 43rd St., 5th fl., NYC 10036. August Wilson Theatre, 245 W. 52nd St., NYC. Opened Nov. 6, 2005. Last EPAs: May 15, 16, and 17, 2006. Last open call for principals: May 18, 2006. Last Equity chorus call for singers: Dec. 14, 2006. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: Dec. 12, 2006.

Journey's End, a revival of R.C. Sherriff's World War I–era play, featuring an all-male cast. Casting: Jay Binder Casting, 321 W. 44th St., Ste. 606, NYC 10036. Now in previews at the Belasco Theatre, 111 W. 44th St., NYC. Opens Feb. 22. Last EPA: July 21, 2006.

Les Misérables, a revival of the 1987 musical based on Victor Hugo's novel. Casting: Tara Rubin Casting, 311 W. 43rd St., 5th fl., NYC 10036. Broadhurst Theatre, 235 W. 44th St., NYC. Opened Nov. 9, 2006. Last EPAs: April 13 and 18, 2006.

The Lion King, a musical based on the 1994 animated film. Casting: Jay Binder Casting, 321 W. 44th St., Ste. 606, NYC 10036. Minskoff Theatre, 200 W. 45th St., NYC. Opened Nov. 13, 1997. Last EPA: Feb. 6. Last open call for kids: Feb. 10. Last Equity chorus call for singers: Jan. 15. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: Jan. 16.

Mamma Mia!, a musical featuring the songs of ABBA. Casting: Tara Rubin Casting, 311 W. 43rd St., 5th fl., NYC 10036. Cadillac Winter Garden Theatre, 1634 Broadway, NYC. Opened Oct. 18, 2001. Last EPA: July 19, 2006. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: Nov. 9, 2006. Last Equity chorus call for singers: Oct. 27, 2006.

*Mary Poppins, a musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the 1964 Walt Disney film. Casting: Tara Rubin Casting, 311 W. 43rd St., 5th fl., NYC 10036. New Amsterdam Theatre, 214 W. 42nd St., NYC. Opened Nov. 16, 2006. Last EPAs: Jan. 9, 10, and 12, 2006. Upcoming Equity chorus call for singers: Feb. 20. Last Equity chorus calls for dancers: Jan. 24 and 25, 2006. Last open call for kids: April 1, 2006. Last open call for dancers: April 6, 2006.

Monty Python's Spamalot, a musical based on the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Casting: Tara Rubin Casting, 311 W. 43rd St., 5th fl., NYC 10036. Shubert Theatre, 225 W. 44th St., NYC. Opened March 17, 2005. Last EPA for Broadway and touring productions: Aug. 22, 2006. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: Oct. 26, 2006. Last Equity chorus call for singers: Nov. 28, 2006.

*The Phantom of the Opera, a musical based on the Gaston Leroux novel. The longest-running show in Broadway history. Casting: Tara Rubin Casting, 311 W. 43rd St., 5th fl., NYC 10036. Majestic Theatre, 247 W. 44th St., NYC. Opened Jan. 26, 1988. Last EPA: April 18, 2006. Last Equity chorus call for singers: Nov. 20, 2006. Upcoming Equity chorus call for dancers: Feb. 16.

The Producers, a musical based on the 1968 film. Casting: Tara Rubin Casting, 311 W. 43rd St., 5th fl., NYC 10036. St. James Theatre, 246 W. 44th St., NYC. Opened April 19, 2001. Last EPA: June 26, 2006. Last Equity chorus call for singers: Aug. 29, 2006. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: Aug. 31, 2006.

*Rent, a rock musical suggested by Puccini's La Bohème. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th fl., NYC 10036. Nederlander Theatre, 208 W. 41st St., NYC. Opened April 29, 1996. Last EPA: Oct. 4, 2006. Last open call for singers: Nov. 28, 2005. Upcoming Equity chorus call: Feb. 16.

Spring Awakening, a rock musical based on Frank Wedekind's 1891 expressionist drama. Casting: Jim Carnahan and Carrie Gardner, 231 W. 39th St., Ste. 1200, NYC 10018. Eugene O'Neill Theatre, 230 W. 49th St., NYC. Opened Dec. 10, 2006. Last EPAs: Sept. 12 and 14, 2006. Last Equity chorus call for singers: Sept. 18, 2006.

Tarzan, a musical based on the Edgar Rice Burroughs character and the Disney animated film. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th fl., NYC 10036. Richard Rodgers Theatre, 226 W. 46th St., NYC. Opened May 10, 2006. Last EPA: June 28, 2005. Last Equity chorus call for singers: Oct. 12, 2006. Last open principal call: Aug. 29, 2005. Last open call for kids: Nov. 14, 2005.

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, a musical. Casting: Tara Rubin Casting, 311 W. 43rd St., 5th fl., NYC 10036. Circle in the Square Theatre, 1633 Broadway, NYC. Opened May 2, 2005, after an Off-Broadway run. Last EPA for Broadway: March 15, 2005. Last EPA for the tour: May 3–5, 2006.

Wicked, a musical based on the novel by Gregory Maguire. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th fl., NYC 10036. George Gershwin Theatre, 222 W. 51st St., NYC. Opened Oct. 30, 2003. Last EPA for Broadway and national tour: Aug. 30, 2006. Last open chorus call for dancers: March 21, 2006. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: Oct. 20, 2006. Last Equity chorus call for singers: Oct. 13, 2006.

Note: The Apple Tree, The Coast of Utopia, Prelude to a Kiss (which begins previews Feb. 16), Talk Radio, Translations, and The Vertical Hour are limited runs. The Little Dog Laughed is closing Feb. 18. Beauty and the Beast is closing July 29. The Year of Magical Thinking is a one-person play and EPAs have been held for an understudy. There is no further casting scheduled for these shows.

BROADWAY: WORKSHOPS, IN DEVELOPMENT, ETC.

9 to 5, a musical version of the 1980 film comedy about female office workers. Dolly Parton, who starred in the film, is writing the score. Patricia Resnick, co-author of the original screenplay, is penning the book. Joe Mantello is mentioned to direct. Target opening: 2007-08.

The Country Girl, a Manhattan Theatre Club revival of Clifford Odets' 1950 drama about an alcoholic actor attempting a comeback. Originally planned for a May 2007 opening, it has been pushed back to the 2007-08 season.

Cry-Baby, a musical version of John Waters' 1990 film. A workshop will be conducted in the spring. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th fl., NYC 10036. Last EPAs for the workshop: Nov. 17 and 20, 2006.

Designing Women, a play based on the hit TV series. Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, who created the show, is reportedly writing a stage version. Producers Anita Waxman and Elizabeth Williams are said to be interested in producing the play on Broadway.

Dreamgirls, a revival of the 1981 musical. The New York Post recently reported that the popularity of the current film version is sparking interest in a new production.

The Homecoming, a revival of Harold Pinter's 1964 play. Target opening: fall 2007. Ian McShane stars and Daniel Sullivan directs.

Kristina, a musical based on four novels by Vilhelm Moberg about Swedish immigrants coming to America in the 1850s. Score by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus of ABBA. A New York workshop in March 2006 led to speculation about a Broadway production.

Leap of Faith, a musical version of the 1992 film about a con artist posing as an evangelist, featuring music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Glenn Slater, and book by Janus Cercone, author of the original screenplay. Taylor Hackford (Ray, An Officer and a Gentleman) directs. Hugh Jackman played the lead in a workshop presentation. Target opening: 2007-08 season.

Legends!, a revival of the play by James Kirkwood, starring Joan Collins and Linda Evans. The tour opened Sept. 12, 2006, in Toronto and may come to Broadway. Last EPA for the tour: March 10, 2006.

Lone Star Love, a musical based on Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor, set in 1870s Texas. Originally presented Off-Broadway during the 2003-04 season. Target Broadway opening: sometime in 2007.

The Man in the White Suit, a musical version of the 1951 film comedy about an inventor who creates an indestructible fabric, by Mark Hollmann (music and lyrics), Greg Kotis (book and lyrics), and David Petrarca (book and direction). Hollmann and Kotis collaborated on Urinetown. Hunter Foster, Jenny Powers, Christian Hoff, and Gregg Edelman participated in a reading on Oct. 20, 2006.

My Man Godfrey, a musical version of the 1936 screwball film comedy, with book by Claudia Shear (Dirty Blonde) and score by Mark Hollmann (Urinetown).

Natural Woman, a new book musical featuring the songs of Carole King and Gerry Goffin. Director Michael Blakemore recently staged a private reading starring Tom Wopat and Randy Graff.

The Nutty Professor, a musical version of the 1963 Jerry Lewis film comedy. Target Broadway opening: October 2008.

One Heart at a Time, a musical about George Washington Carver with a book by Mark St. Germain, music by Louis St. Louis, and lyrics by St. Germain and Thomas W. Jones. Originally targeted for the 2006-07 season. No firm dates.

Pal Joey, a revival of the 1940 musical by Rodgers and Hart. Producer Marc Platt (Wicked) has reportedly lined up Joe Mantello to direct, Matthew Bourne to choreograph, and Richard Greenberg to update the book. Hugh Jackman is said to be interested in starring.

Porgy and Bess, a new production of the opera by George and Ira Gershwin and DuBose Heyward, adapted as a musical and directed by Trevor Nunn. Opened Nov. 9, 2006, at London's Savoy Theatre to mostly positive notices. There are plans for a Broadway transfer.

Shrek, a musical version of the 2001 animated film, with book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire and music by Jeanine Tesori. Target opening: 2007-08 season. A reading will be held in early March. Casting: Tara Rubin Casting, 311 W. 43rd St., 5th fl., NYC 10036. Last EPA for the reading: Feb. 7. Last open call: Jan. 25.

Sister Act, a musical version of the 1992 film comedy, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Glenn Slater, and book by Cheri and Bill Steinkellner. Played at the Pasadena Playhouse through Dec. 23, 2006.

Spider-Man, a musical based on the comic book superhero. Currently in development.

The White House Murder Case, a revival of Jules Feiffer's 1970 political satire. Producer Jeffrey Richards recently held a reading with Alan Alda, Tony Roberts, John Cullum, Penny Fuller, and Michael Stuhlbarg. Target opening: spring 2007.

OFF-BROADWAY: CURRENT LONG-RUNNING PRODUCTIONS

Altar Boyz, a mock concert of a Christian boy band. Casting: Rachel Hoffman, Dave Clemmons Casting, 265 W. 30th St., NYC 10001. New World Stages, 340 W. 50th St., NYC. Opened March 1, 2005.

Blue Man Group, a performance-art piece with a cast of three. Casting: Blue Man Productions, 599 Broadway, 5th fl., NYC 10012. Astor Place Theatre, 434 Lafayette St., NYC. Opened Nov. 11, 1991.

The Fantasticks, a revival of the 1960 musical by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th fl., NYC 10036. Snapple Theater Center, 210 W. 50th St., NYC. Opened Aug. 23, 2006.

Forbidden Broadway: Special Victims Unit, the latest edition of the long-running satire of Broadway. Casting: Forbidden Broadway, 1501 Broadway, Ste. 1712, NYC 10036. 47th Street Theatre, 304 W. 47th St., NYC. Opened Jan. 15, 1982 (original edition).

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, a four-character revue. Casting: Stuart Howard and Amy Schecter, Stuart Howard Associates, 207 W. 25th St., Ste. 601, NYC 10001. Westside Theatre, 407 W. 43rd St., NYC. Opened Aug. 1, 1996.

Jewtopia, a comedy of Jews, gentiles, and romance. Casting: Attn: Jewtopia, Mungioli Theatricals, 207 W. 25th St., 6th fl., NYC 10001. Westside Theatre, 407 W. 43rd St., NYC. Opened Oct. 21, 2004.

Naked Boys Singing, an all-male revue featuring nudity. Casting: Martian Entertainment, Attn: Casting, 165 W. 46th St., Ste. 1312, NYC 10036. New World Stages, 340 W. 50th St., NYC. Opened July 22, 1999. Last auditions by appointment: April 4, 2006.

Perfect Crime, the longest-running play in Off-Broadway history. Casting: Catherine Russell, 1627 Broadway, NYC 10019. Duffy Theatre, 1627 Broadway, NYC. Opened April 18, 1987. Last call for Equity pictures and résumés: July 20, 2006.

Stomp, a percussion performance-art piece. Casting: Vince Liebhart, 70A Greenwich Ave., #102, NYC 10011. Orpheum Theatre, 126 Second Ave., NYC. Opened Feb. 27, 1994.

FEATURE FILMS: CURRENTLY SHOOTING

*The Accidental Husband, a romantic comedy about a radio talk-show host facing a life crisis. Griffin Dunne directs; shooting through March 19. With Uma Thurman. Principals and background: Accidental Husband Production Office, Attn: Sheila Jaffe (Walken/Jaffe Casting), 100 Sixth Ave., 3rd fl., NYC 10013.

Asbury Forever, a dramatic mystery feature. Jay McCarey directs. Shooting through April 30 in Asbury Park, N.J. With Judy Sullivan, Curt Carlson, Erik McKay, and Bob Cleary. Principals and background: New Century Pictures, Attn: Asbury Forever Casting, P.O. Box 370, Fanwood, NJ 07023.

*Blonde Ambition, a comedy set in the world of big business, directed by Scott Marshall. With Jessica Simpson and Luke Wilson. Shooting through early March. Principals: No further casting. Background: Amerifilm Casting, 195 Chrystie St., Ste. 502G, NYC 10002.

The Bourne Ultimatum, an action-adventure film, directed by Paul Greengrass. Filming in New York Feb. 7-March 31. With Matt Damon, Joan Allen, and Julia Stiles. Principals: No further casting. Background: Grant Wilfley Casting, 123 W. 18th St., 8th fl., NYC 10011.

Brooklyn to Manhattan, a murder-mystery thriller, directed by Jessy Terrero. Shooting Jan. 22-March 5. Principals: No further casting. Background: Winsome Sinclair & Associates, 210 Douglass St., 2nd fl., Brooklyn, NY 11217. Note: Seeking only SAG adults of all ethnicities who can play homeless people (photos in homeless wardrobe a plus) and SAG adults (18-23) of all ethnicities who can play high school juniors and seniors.

I Am Legend, a sci-fi action drama from Warner Bros., based on the Richard Matheson novel. Directed by Francis Lawrence; starring Will Smith. Shooting through about the end of February. Principals: No further casting. Background: Amerifilm Casting, 195 Chrystie St., Ste. 502G, NYC 10002.

The Killing Machines, a dark, mob-themed comedy about two sisters, ages 9 and 11, who become killers for hire. Directed by Z-Man. Shooting weekends-only in two phases: Jan. 6-Feb. 10 and March 1-late April. Principals and background: vampire@gmail.com. Nonunion film. Deferred pay for principals; some pay for background.

A Meteorite for the Mantlepiece, a dramedy about divorced parents whose lives are touched by astronauts. Directed by John W. McKelvey. Shooting continues in Albany, N.Y., and central New Jersey through early spring. With Tiffany Anne Carrin, Kelly Terrell, and Carolyn Slesinski. Principals: No further casting. Background: The Raconteur, c/o John W. McKelvey, 431 Main St., Metuchen, NJ 08840 or WVWalenrod@aol.com. No pay.

UPCOMING FEATURE FILMS

The Angel Project, a drama to be directed by Adrain Washington. Shooting in September in New Jersey, New York, and Philadelphia. Principals and background: Adrain Washington, Attn: NDWTD, 12 Koster Blvd., Ste. 1, Edison, NJ 08337, or adrainwashington@yahoo.com. For more info, go to www.nodealswiththedevil.com. No pay.

Live to Dream, an independent film about a man who wants to settle in the country but keeps getting into trouble in the city. Directed by Marcy Elliot, with Burton Lorber producing. Begins shooting in March. Principals and background: Haromar Pictures, P.O. Box 228, Jefferson Valley, NY 10535. For more info, go to www.burtonlorber.com.

*Lorenzo, a drama to be directed by Nick Oddo. Shooting March 26-April 30. With Vinnie Stigma and Marvin W. Schwartz. Principals and background: Rooftop Productions c/o Nick Oddo, 50 Wall St., #1C, Staten Island, NY 10301. No pay.

Unidentified, a coming-of-age story about 20-somethings. Kevan Tucker directs. Shooting mostly in Brooklyn. Currently on hiatus; shooting will resume in early spring. Principals and background: floodgate.features@gmail.com. For more information, go to www.theunidentified.net. No pay.

Untitled Michael Dandrea Feature, a character-driven thriller. Begins shooting in February or March. Principals and background: Attn: Michael Dandrea, Barleau Street Films, 30 Wellbrock St., Lindenhurst, NY 11757. Deferred pay.

Winners, a comedy to be directed by Jon Saks. Shooting in April in Greenwich, Conn. Principals and background: wpotential@gmail.com. No pay.

TV IN PRODUCTION

30 Rock, a half-hour comedy for NBC about the backstage life of a network comedy show. With Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Tracy Morgan, Rachel Dratch, Scott Adsit, and Jack McBrayer. Shooting into spring. Principals: No information available. Background: Barbara McNamara Casting, 40 W. 25th St., 6th fl., NYC 10010.

Law & Order, an hourlong NBC drama starring Sam Waterston, Jesse L. Martin, S. Epatha Merkerson, Milena Govich, and Alana De La Garza. Shooting through spring. Principals: Lynn Kressel Casting, Pier 62, Room 304, West 23rd Street and Hudson River, NYC 10011. Background: Grant Wilfley Casting, 123 W. 18th St., 8th fl., NYC 10011.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent, an hourlong NBC drama starring Vincent D'Onofrio, Kathryn Erbe, Chris Noth, and Nona Gaye. Shooting through spring. Principals: Lynn Kressel Casting, Pier 62, Room 304, West 23rd Street and Hudson River, NYC 10011. Background: Grant Wilfley Casting, 123 W. 18th St., 8th fl., NYC 10011.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, an hourlong NBC drama starring Christopher Meloni, Connie Nielsen, Richard Belzer, Dann Florek, Ice-T, Diane Neal, Tamara Tunie, and B.D. Wong. Shooting through March 12. Principals: Lynn Kressel Casting, Pier 62, Room 304, West 23rd Street and Hudson River, NYC 10011. Background: Grant Wilfley Casting, 123 W. 18th St., 8th fl., NYC 10011.

*Rescue Me, an hourlong drama for FX starring Denis Leary. Shooting into July. Principals: Julie Tucker Casting, 568 Broadway, Ste. 301, NYC 10012. Background: Kristine Bulakowski Casting, Prince Street Station, P.O. Box 670, NYC 10012.

Six Degrees, an hourlong drama for ABC. Shooting until March. Principals: No further casting. Background: Amerifilm Casting, 195 Chrystie St., Ste. 502G, NYC 10002.

The Sopranos, an hourlong drama for HBO. With James Gandolfini, Edie Falco, Lorraine Bracco, and Michael Imperioli. Shooting until about mid-March. Principals: Walken/Jaffe Casting, 729 Seventh Ave., Ste. 14A, NYC 10019. Background: Grant Wilfley Casting, 123 W. 18th St., 8th fl., NYC 10011.

DAYTIME DRAMA

All My Children (ABC). Judy Blye Wilson (casting director), Robert Lambert (associate, under-fives and background), 320 W. 66th St., NYC 10023. Send headshots, résumés, postcards.

As the World Turns (CBS). Mary Clay Boland (principals), LaMont Craig (under-fives), Kate Martineau (background), 1268 E. 14th St., Brooklyn, NY 11230. Send headshots and résumés.

Guiding Light (CBS). Rob Decina (casting director), Darlene Rosa (associate casting director), 524 W. 57th St., Ste. 5320, NYC 10019. Accepts postcards and showcase invitations.

One Life to Live (ABC). Julie Madison (casting director), Victoria Visgilio (associate), Sheryl Baker-Fisher (assistant), 157 Columbus Ave., 2nd fl., NYC 10023. Send headshots and résumés or postcards only.

OTHER PROJECTS

The Creative Conspiracy, a series of absurdist films, directed by Astro Saladino. Production is ongoing. Principals and background: vinehandler@hotmail.com. All types needed, especially a big white woman over 40 who can play a lovable hillbilly, and a sexy Eastern European actress to play a wacky waitress. No pay.

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