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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 are intended to provide the best general information available on current projects. Back Stage East alternates between theatre one week and film and television the next. Unless otherwise stated, all contact with casting directors should be through the mail. Do not phone or visit casting directors' offices. Broadway shows under the Equity Production Contract are required to conduct EPAs (Equity principal auditions) once a year and Equity chorus calls every six months.

An asterisk (*) indicates an upcoming audition date.

Broadway: Upcoming

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.

*A Catered Affair, a musical version of Paddy Chayefsky's television play and its 1956 film adaptation. Harvey Fierstein is writing the book and is set to star. John Bucchino will write the score, and John Doyle (Company, Sweeney Todd) directs. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th fl., NYC 10036. A pre-Broadway production is set for San Diego's Old Globe Theatre, with performances starting Sept. 20. Target opening for Broadway: spring 2008. Upcoming Equity chorus call for singers: May 15.

Grease, a revival of the 1972 musical set in the 1950s. Casting: Jay Binder Casting, 321 W. 44th St., Ste. 606, NYC 10036. Previews begin July 24 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 256 W. 47th St., NYC. Opens Aug. 19. The leads have been cast via an NBC reality show. Last EPA: March 20. Last Equity chorus calls for singers: Sept. 25 and 26, 2006. Last Equity chorus calls for dancers: Sept. 28 and 29, 2006.

Gypsy, a revival of the 1959 musical based on the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee, to be presented by City Center, directed by book writer Arthur Laurents, and star Patti LuPone. Casting: Jay Binder Casting, 321 W. 44th St., Ste. 606, NYC 10036. Rehearsals begin June 11. Opens July 9 at City Center, 131 W. 55th St., NYC, for a limited run through July 29. Last EPAs: April 2, 3, and 4. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: April 9. Last Equity chorus call for singers: April 5. Last open audition for kids: April 15. Last Equity chorus call for boy dancers: April 10. (Note: The show is being produced under an Equity Production Contract, but City Center is not a Broadway house.)

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: April 16. Last Equity chorus calls for singers: Oct. 10 and 12, 2006. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: Oct. 16, 2006.

Mauritius, Theresa Rebeck's play about two estranged half-sisters, to be presented by Manhattan Theatre Club. Casting: David Caparelliotis, Manhattan Theatre Club, 311 W. 43rd St., 8th fl., NYC 10036. Rehearsals begin Aug. 9. Previews begin Sept. 13 at the Biltmore Theatre, 261 W. 47th St., NYC. Opens Sept. 13. Last EPA: May 9.

Old Acquaintance, a revival of John Van Druten's 1940 drawing-room comedy, presented by Roundabout Theatre Company. Casting: Jim Carnahan Casting, 231 W. 39th St., Ste. 1200, NYC 10018. Rehearsals begin May 1. Performances begin June 1 at the American Airlines Theatre, 227 W. 42nd St., NYC, for a limited engagement with a maximum extension to Sept. 9. Last EPA: April 5.

The Seafarer, Conor McPherson's play about a card game among working-class Dubliners. Casting: Stanczyk/Cherpakov Casting, 150 W. 28th St., #701, NYC 10001. Rehearsals begin on or about Oct. 8. Previews begin on or about Nov. 18 at a theatre TBA. Opens on or about Dec. 6. Last EPAs: March 21, 22, and 23.

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: April 11.

Sunday in the Park With George, a revival by Roundabout Theatre Company of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's 1984 Pulitzer Prize-winning musical about the painter Georges Seurat. This production was presented by the Menier Chocolate Factory in London in the 2005-06 season. Casting: Jim Carnahan Casting, 231 W. 39th St., Ste. 1200, NYC 10018. Rehearsals begin Dec. 11. Previews begin Jan. 18, 2008, at Studio 54, 254 W. 54th St., NYC. Opens Feb. 14, 2008. Last EPAs: March 20, 21, and 22.

Treasure Island, a stage version of Robert Louis Stevenson's novel. Casting: Pat McCorkle Casting, 575 Eighth Ave., 18th fl., NYC 10018. Rehearsals begin May 28. Previews begin June 26 at a theatre TBA. Last EPAs: April 10, 11, and 12.

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. The cast includes Kerry Butler and Tony Roberts. Casting: Cindy Tolan Casting, 145 Sixth Ave., 7th fl., NYC 10013. Rehearsals begin on or about March 19. Previews begin May 23 at the Helen Hayes Theatre, 240 W. 44th St., NYC. Opens June 26. Last EPA: Feb. 18. Last Equity chorus call for singers: Feb. 16. Last 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 at the St. James Theatre, 246 W. 44th St., NYC. Last Equity chorus calls for singers: Feb. 8 and 9. Last Equity chorus calls for dancers: Feb. 19 and 20.

Broadway: Currently Playing

*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. Upcoming EPAs: May 14 and 16.

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. Upcoming EPA: May 18. Upcoming Equity chorus call: May 17.

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. Upcoming open call for male dancers: May 15.

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.

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. Imperial Theatre, 249 W. 45th St., NYC. Opened May 2. Last EPAs: Nov. 21, 22, and 27, 2006. Last 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. Al Hirschfeld Theatre, 302 W. 45th St., NYC. Opened 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.

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: April 19. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: May 8. Last Equity chorus call for singers: May 3.

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. Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, 242 W. 45th St., NYC. Opened April 22. Last EPAs: Nov. 17, 22, and 27, 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. Upcoming Equity chorus call for singers: June 5. 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. Belasco Theatre, 111 W. 44th St., NYC. Opened Feb. 22. Last EPA: July 21, 2006.

Legally Blonde, a musical version of the 2001 film comedy. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th fl., NYC 10036. Now in previews 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.

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. Last Equity chorus call for singers: May 1.

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.

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. Biltmore Theatre, 261 W. 47th St., NYC. Opened May 3 for a limited engagement through June 17, but the producers hope to extend and/or transfer if possible. Last Equity chorus call for singers: Jan. 4.

Mamma Mia!, a musical featuring the songs of ABBA. Casting: Tara Rubin Casting, 311 W. 43rd St., 5th fl., NYC 10036. Winter Garden Theatre, 1634 Broadway, NYC. Opened Oct. 18, 2001. Last EPA: July 19, 2006. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: May 3. Last Equity chorus call for singers: May 1.

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. Last 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: April 25. Last Equity chorus call for singers: April 24.

*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. Upcoming Equity chorus call for singers: May 31. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: Feb. 16.

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. Hilton Theatre, 213 W. 42nd St., NYC. Opened April 5. Last EPA: March 27, 2006. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: April 10. Last Equity chorus call for singers: April 26. Last open chorus call for dancers: March 28, 2006.

Radio Golf, the late August Wilson's final play in his decade-by-decade cycle of works on the African-American experience. Casting: Stanczyk/Cherpakov Casting, 150 W. 28th St., #701, NYC 10001. Cort Theatre, 138 W. 48th St., NYC. Opened May 8. Last EPA: March 14.

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. Last 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. Upcoming Equity chorus call for singers: May 14. Last open call for singers: April 29.

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: March 28. Last Equity chorus call for singers: March 30. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: April 24. Last open principal call: Aug. 29, 2005. Last open call for kids: April 16.

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: May 7. Last Equity chorus call for singers: April 12. Last open call for dancers: May 8.

Note: 110 in the Shade, The Coast of Utopia, Deuce, Inherit the Wind, A Moon for the Misbegotten, The Year of Magical Thinking, and Talk Radio are limited runs. Beauty and the Beast is closing July 29. There is no further casting scheduled for these shows.

Broadway: Workshops, In Development, Etc.

The 39 Steps, Patrick Barlow's adaptation of John Buchan's novel, best known for its 1935 film version directed by Alfred Hitchcock. This stage edition recently played London's West End and is slated for a run at the Huntington Theatre Company in Boston, Sept. 14-Oct. 14, before a Broadway run. A cast of four actors will play 150 roles.

9 to 5, a musical version of the 1980 film comedy about female office workers. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th fl., NYC 10036. 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 season. A reading will be held June 20-28 in Manhattan. Last EPAs for the reading: May 4, 7, and 8.

The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel, a revival of David Rabe's 1971 play about the Vietnam War. Fox News has reported that Leonardo DiCaprio is interested in starring but that the production depends on his schedule.

*Catch Me If You Can, a musical based on the 2002 film about a real-life con man, with book by Terrence McNally, music by Marc Shaiman, and lyrics by Shaiman and Scott Wittman. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th fl., NYC 10036. A reading will be held July 16-27 in NYC. Upcoming EPA: May 10.

Cry-Baby, a musical version of John Waters' 1990 film. A four-week workshop started April 23 in Manhattan. A pre-Broadway run at La Jolla Playhouse is scheduled for the fall. 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 recent film version is sparking interest in a new production.

Equus, a revival of Peter Shaffer's 1973 psychological drama. A current hit London production starring Daniel Radcliffe (the Harry Potter films) and Richard Griffiths (The History Boys) will transfer to Broadway in May or June 2008.

The Farnsworth Invention, a new play by Aaron Sorkin about the invention of television. The play recently ran as part of La Jolla Playhouse's developmental series. Variety has reported that Steven Spielberg is interested in serving as a producer, along with Frederick Zollo and Dodger Theatricals, for a possible Broadway run.

From These Roots, a musical based on Aretha Franklin's autobiography. Open auditions were held in Detroit on May 1, 2, and 3.

Gone With the Wind, a musical version of Margaret Mitchell's best-selling Civil War novel. According to Fox News, a group of producers has acquired the rights and is planning a 2008 Broadway opening. They are reportedly seeking Hugh Jackman and Jill Paice (Curtains, The Woman in White) to star as Rhett and Scarlett.

Guys and Dolls, a transfer of the 2005 Donmar Warehouse revival of the classic 1950 musical based on Damon Runyon characters, which is still running at the Piccadilly Theatre in London. Donmar artistic director Michael Grandage, who directed the production, told Variety there are plans for a 2008 Broadway edition.

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

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.

Prairie, a musical version of the Little House on the Prairie series of books. Melissa Gilbert (who starred in the TV series based on the books) and Patrick Swayze were to headline a workshop presentation April 16 and 17 in Manhattan. There are plans for a tour during the 2007-08 season, with a possible Broadway run afterwards.

Rock 'n' Roll, Tom Stoppard's play about the 1968 Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, which recently concluded a West End run, will reportedly be transferred to Broadway for the fall of 2007.

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. Casting: Tara Rubin Casting, 311 W. 43rd St., 5th fl., NYC 10036. Last EPA for the reading: May 4 and 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. Closed at the Pasadena Playhouse on Dec. 23, 2006.

Spider-Man, a musical based on the comic-book superhero. Julie Taymor will direct and collaborate on the book with Glen Berger. The score is by Bono and the Edge of U2. A reading will be held in Manhattan on July 12 and 13.

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.

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). This edition closed April 15. A new edition will open June 14.

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.

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.

Jewtopia is closing April 29. There is no further casting scheduled for this show.

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