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Compiled by Mark Dundas Wood

*Denotes a new or changed listing.

FEATURE FILMS: CURRENTLY SHOOTING

Absurdities and Observations, a comic drama consisting of a series of seemingly unrelated scenes. Directed by and starring Raymond A. Mardo, with Mike Mariconda, Carnella Aldi, and Brutus Canign. Filming now through November in New Jersey and New York. Principals and background: LGRE Productions, PO Box 328, Wayne, NJ 07474. Actors with skills and background in improvisation are especially desired. See www.raymardo.com for more information.

*The Brave One, a thriller about an attack victim who goes on a revenge mission. Directed by Neil Jordan. With Jodie Foster and Terrence Howard. Shoots June 12–Sept. 5. Principals: No further casting. Background: Grant Wilfley Casting, 123 W. 18th St., 8th fl., NYC 10011.

*The Education of Charlie Banks, a drama about a Vassar student who receives a frightening visitor. Directed by Fred Durst. With Jesse Eisenberg, Jason Ritter, Chris Marquette, and Sebastian Stan. Shoots June 12–July 28, mostly in Rhode Island, with a few days expected in New York. Principals: No further casting. Background: Anne Mulhall, c/o LDI Casting, 57 Porter St., Providence, RI 02905.

Enchanted, a partially animated Walt Disney fantasy about a fairy-tale princess who is banished to modern New York City. Kevin Lima directs. The cast includes Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, Susan Sarandon, James Marsden, Idina Menzel, and Timothy Spall. Films April 15–July 2. Principals: Susan Shopmaker Casting, 21 E. 26th St., 2nd fl., NYC 10010. Background: Grant Wilfley Casting, 123 W. 18th St., 8th fl., NYC 10011.

I Think I Love My Wife, a comedy about a married man who dreams of infidelity. Directed by Charles Stone; co-written by and starring Chris Rock. Shooting continues through June 20. Principals: Vicki Thomas, 517 W. 35th St., 4th fl., NYC 10001. Background: Barbara McNamara, 40 W. 25th St., 6th fl., NYC 10010.

Joshua, a psychological thriller about a young Manhattan family that is torn apart. George Ratliff directs. With Sam Rockwell, Vera Farmiga, and Jacob Kogan. Shooting May 15–June 19. Principals: No further casting. Background: Sylvia Fay/Lee Genick & Associates Casting, 71 Park Ave., NYC 10016.

Music and Lyrics By, a romantic comedy directed by Marc Lawrence. Shooting began March 27 and continues to the end of June. Cast includes Hugh Grant, Drew Barrymore, Brad Garrett, and Kristen Johnston. Principals: No further casting. Background: Kee Casting, PO Box 3170, Guttenberg, NJ 07093.

The Nanny Diaries, a film based on the best-selling novel by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus. Directed by Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini; starring Scarlett Johansson, Laura Linney, Paul Giamatti, Alicia Keys, Donna Murphy, and Chris Evans. Began shooting April 24. Principals: No further casting. Background: Grant Wilfley Casting, 123 W. 18th St., 8th fl., NYC 10011.

*Shanghai Hotel, a contemporary drama directed by Jerry Davis. With Hill Harper, Eugenia Yuan, and Pei Pei Cheng. Shoots June 14–July 21. Principals: No further casting. Background: Cornucopia Productions, 44 Eagle St., Ste. 207, Brooklyn, NY 11222.

Spider-Man 3, an action-adventure film from Columbia Pictures. Sam Raimi directs. With Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Topher Grace, and James Franco. New York portion of shooting began May 26. Principals: No information currently available. Background: Sylvia Fay/Lee Genick & Associates Casting, 71 Park Ave., NYC 10016.

Surrender, a drama about female gangs, spanning the mid-1980s to the present. Directed by Damian Bailey. With Anissa Chalmers, Jesenia Bailey, Jim Todd, Frances Lozada, Jada Louie and Tracey Wilson. Shooting in Queens and the Bronx June 2–July 15. Principals and background: glory2godpd@yahoo.com.

Tenderness, a film based on the Robert Cormier novel about a teenage runaway who meets a murderer. John Polson directs. With Russell Crowe, Jon Foster, and Sophie Traub. Films from May 22 to early July. Principals: Koblin/Harding Casting, 330 W. 38th St., Ste. 709, NYC 10018. Background: Amerifilm Casting, 195 Chrystie St., Ste. 502G, NYC 10002.

UPCOMING FEATURE FILMS

15mins, an ultra-low-budget drama about a young delinquent who gains, loses, and then regains semistardom. Paul Cantagallo directs. Shooting in April in New York and Pennsylvania. No pay. Principals and background: Paul Cantagallo, 57 Jay St., Apt. 2B, Brooklyn, NY 11201 or 15mins.film@gmail.com. Especially seeking older and Middle Eastern actors.

All Screwed Up, a comedy about teen issues, shooting in Rockland County, N.Y., in July. Neil Stephens will direct. Principals and background: Neil Stephens, 4784 Boston Post Rd., #A4, Pelham Manor, NY 10803.

*American Gangster, a drama from Universal Pictures about heroin smuggling, set in the late 1960s and the 1970s. Ridley Scott will direct. With Russell Crowe and Denzel Washington. Shoots July 31–Oct. 27. Principals: No further casting. Background: Billy Dowd, 516 W. 36th St., 6th fl., NYC 10001.

Blueberry Nights, a film directed by Wong Kar-wai. Shooting begins in April. Principals: Avy Kaufman, 180 Varick St., 16th fl., NYC 10014. Background: No background casting at this time.

*Cluster, a dramatic comedy about power, control, and contemporary teenage sexual culture. Directed by Vincent Scordia. Shooting in August. Principals and background: casting@morbidmindproductions.com.

*East River, a drama about a gritty love triangle, described as West Side Story meets Match Point. Ponara Eng directs. Shooting this summer for five weeks. Principals and background: Email eastrivermovie@yahoo.com. Seeking only one major role: a 19-year-old female, a flirtatious, passionate Puerto Rican. Also seeking Puerto Rican day players and background.

In Too Deep, a drama about two drug dealers whose lives take different directions. Directed by Carl Monego. Shooting in July. Principals: Carl Monego, 29 Clayton Rd., Hewitt, NJ 07421. Some roles require nudity. Background: Not hiring.

A Meteorite for the Mantlepiece, a dramedy about divorced parents whose lives are touched by astronauts. To be directed in late spring or early summer in Albany, NY, and central New Jersey by John W. McKelvey. With Tiffany Anne Carrin, Kelly Terrell, and Carolyn Slesinski. Principals and background: The Raconteur, c/o John W. McKelvey, 431 Main St., Metuchen, NJ 08840 or WVWalenrod@aol.com. Note: The only principal roles yet to be cast are two Caucasian males in their early 40s. No pay.

Slipknot, a thriller dealing with espionage and computer hacking, to be directed by Scott Vincent. Begins shooting in late July. Principals and background: MorningStar Films, PO Box 196, Rutherford, NJ 07070. No pay. Nonunion. All ages needed, including children.

*Untitled Scott Vincent Feature, a comedy. Begins filming in late July. Principals and background: MorningStar Films, PO Box 196, Rutherford, NJ 07070. All ages needed, including children. No pay.

*Who Needs 'Em?, a character-driven postmodern comedy. Richard Shenkman directs, June 20–July 15. With Vanessa Williams and Eartha Kitt. Principals: No information available. Background: ABC Film & Video LLC, 303 Fifth Ave., 10th fl., NYC 10016. Especially seeking kids ages 5–9.

TV IN PRODUCTION

Rescue Me, an hourlong drama for FX starring Denis Leary. Began filming episodes for the new season on Feb. 21; continues through Aug. 3. Principals: Julie Tucker Casting, 568 Broadway, Ste. 301, NYC 10012. Background: Kristine Bulakowski Casting, Prince Street Station, PO Box 670, NYC 10012.

*The Sopranos, an hourlong drama for HBO. With James Gandolfini, Edie Falco, Lorraine Bracco, and Michael Imperioli. Shoots June 26–Dec. 22. 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 Failla (associate casting director), 222 E. 44th St., NYC 10017. 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.

NYC THEATRE PRODUCTION

Compiled by David Sheward

The following listings are NOT casting notices but are intended to provide the best general information available on current projects. 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

The Bottom Line, a farcical comedy by Jonathan Lynn. Casting: Stuart Howard Associates, 207 W. 25th St., 6th fl., NYC 10001. Rehearsals begin March 15. Opening and theatre TBA. Upcoming EPAs: Jan. 9, 11 & 12.

*Butley, a revival of Simon Gray's play about a self-destructive English professor, to star Nathan Lane. Casting: Jay Binder Casting, 321 W. 44th St., Ste. 606, NYC 10036. Rehearsals begin Sept. 5. Previews begin Oct. 5 at the Booth Theatre, 222 W. 45th St., NYC for a limited run through Jan. 28, 2007. Upcoming EPAs: June 9, 12, and 13.

A Chorus Line, a revival of the 1975 musical. Casting: Jay Binder Casting, 321 W. 44th St., Ste. 606, NYC 10036. Rehearses in NYC: June 15, 2006. San Francisco tryout: July 17-Sept. 2, 2006. Previews begin mid-September 2006 in NYC. Last EPA: June 21. Last Equity chorus call: June 23. Last open call: Oct. 25.

The Coast of Utopia, Lincoln Center Theater's production of a trilogy of plays by Tom Stoppard set in pre-revolutionary Russia. Casting: Daniel Swee, Lincoln Center Theater, 150 W. 65th St., NYC 10023. Rehearsals begin Aug. 28. Performances begin Oct. 10 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater,150 W. 65 St., NYC. Last EPA: May 23.

Company, a revival of Stephen Sondheim's 1970 musical about a bachelor and his married friends, directed by John Doyle (the current Sweeney Todd). Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, 145 W. 28th St., 12th fl., NYC 10001. Rehearsals begin in October. Opens in November at a theatre TBA. Note: all actors must be able to play at least two musical instruments. Upcoming EPAs: May 18, 19, and 23.

Heartbreak House, a revival of the George Bernard Shaw classic. Produced by Roundabout Theatre Company and starring Philip Bosco. Casting: Jim Carnahan and Mele Nagler, 231 W. 39th St., Ste. 1200, NYC 10018. Rehearsals begin Aug. 15. Previews begin Sept. 15 at the American Airlines Theatre, 227 W. 42nd St., NYC. Limited engagement through Oct. 12 with a possible extension to Dec. 10. Upcoming EPA: May 15.

High Fidelity, a musical based on the 2000 film about the loves of a record-store owner. Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, 145 W. 28th St., 12th fl., NYC 10001. Rehearsals begin in August in NYC. San Francisco tryout begins approximately September. Broadway performances begin approximately November. Upcoming EPAs: Feb. 27, March 1 and 6. Upcoming Equity chorus call for singers: Feb. 24. Upcoming Equity chorus call for dancers: Feb. 21

Journey's End, a revival of R.C. Sherrif's World War I-era play featuring an all-male cast. Currently playing in London's West End. Casting: Jay Binder Casting, 321 W. 44th St., Ste. 606, NYC 10036. Rehearsals begin in early March for a mid-April opening at a Broadway theatre TBA. Upcoming EPAs: Jan. 5 and 10.

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. Previews begin at the Broadhurst Theatre, 235 W. 44th St., NYC, on Oct. 21. Opens Nov. 9. Upcoming EPAs: April 11, 13, & 18.

*Legally Blonde, a musical version of the 2001 film comedy. Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, 145 W. 28th St., 12th fl., NYC 10001. Workshop through May 28. Pre-Broadway tryout in San Francisco: January 2007. Previews begin March 30, 2007 for an April 26 opening at a Broadway theatre TBA. Last EPA: March 2.

Losing Louis: Manhattan Theatre Club's production of Simon Mendes da Costa's play about a family gathering at a funeral. Casting: Nancy Piccione, Manhattan Theatre Club, 311 W. 43rd St., 8th fl., NYC 10036. Rehearsals begin Aug. 17. Previews begin Sept. 21 at the Biltmore Theatre, 461 W. 47th St., NYC. Last EPA: May 10.

Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me, a musical revue featuring the comedian-actor. Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, 145 W. 28th St., 12th fl., NYC 10001. Tryouts in San Francisco, April 25–May 21, and Chicago, July 5–16. Opens on Broadway at a theatre TBA on Aug. 10. Last EPAs: Aug. 16 and 17, 2005.

Mary Poppins, a musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the 1964 Walt Disney film. Currently playing in London's West End. Casting: Tara Rubin Casting, 311 W. 43rd St., 5th fl., NYC 10036. Rehearsals begin Aug. 21. Broadway opening: Nov. 16 at the New Amsterdam Theatre, 214 W. 42nd St., NYC. Upcoming EPAs: Jan. 9, 10, and 12. Upcoming Equity chorus call for singers: Jan. 23 and 26. Upcoming Equity chorus call for dancers: Jan. 24 and 25.

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. Pre-Broadway tryout in Chicago runs Oct. 3–Nov. 26. Target Broadway opening: spring 2007. Last EPA: March 27. Last Equity chorus call: June 23, 2005. Last open chorus call for dancers: March 28.

Princesses, a new musical about students at an exclusive girls' school mounting a show. Casting: Tara Rubin Casting, 311 W. 43rd St., 5th fl., NYC 10036. Target opening: spring 2006 at a theatre TBA. Last EPA: Jan. 26.

A Tale of Two Cities, a musical based on the Charles Dickens novel. Casting: Barry Moss Casting, 484 W. 43rd St., Ste. 28R, NYC 10036. Projected Broadway opening: fall 2006 at a theatre TBA. Last EPA: May 26. Last Equity chorus call: May 20.

The Times They Are A-Changin', a musical featuring the songs of Bob Dylan, directed by Twyla Tharp. Casting: Jay Binder Casting, 321 W. 44th St., Ste. 606, NYC 10036. Currently playing at the Old Globe Theatre, San Diego. Opening at a theatre TBA in fall 2006. Last Equity chorus call for the San Diego production: May 25, 2005

The Vertical Hour, a new play by David Hare to star Julianne Moore. Casting: Daniel Swee, Lincoln Center Theater, 150 W. 65th St., NYC 10023. Rehearsals begin Oct. 2. Previews begin Nov. 9. Opens Nov. 30 at a theatre TBA. Upcoming EPAs: April 6 and 10.

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 7. Last Equity chorus call: Nov. 4.

*Beauty and the Beast, a musical based on the 1991 animated film. Casting: Jay Binder Casting, 321 W. 44th St., Ste. 606, NYC 10036. Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 205 W. 46th St., NYC. Opened April 18, 1994. Last EPA: Jan. 25. Last Equity dancers' call: Nov. 3. Last Equity singers' call: Nov. 1.

Chicago, a revival of the 1975 musical. Casting: Howie Cherpakov, c/o National Artists Management Co., 165 W. 46th St., Ste. 1202, NYC 10036. Ambassador Theatre, 219 W. 49th St., NYC. Opened Nov. 14, 1996. Last EPA: May 31. Last Equity chorus call: Oct. 25.

The Color Purple, a musical based on the novel by Alice Walker. Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, 145 W. 28th St., 12th fl., NYC 10001. Now in previews at the Broadway Theatre, 1681 Broadway, NYC. Opens Dec. 1. Last EPA: Feb. 8. Last Equity chorus call: May 13.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, a musical based on the 1988 film. Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, 145 W. 28th St., 12th fl., NYC 10001. Imperial Theatre, 249 W. 45th St., NYC. Opened March 3, 2005. Last EPA: Nov. 18, 2004. Last Equity chorus call: Nov. 4.

The Drowsy Chaperone, a musical set in the 1920s. Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, 145 W. 28th St., 12th fl., NYC 10001. Now in previews at the Marquis Theatre, 1535 Broadway, NYC. Opens May 1. Last EPA: Feb. 28. Last Equity chorus call for singers: Feb. 27. Last Equity chorus call for dance

Hairspray, a musical based on the 1988 John Waters film. Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, 145 W. 28th St., 12th fl., NYC 10001. Neil Simon Theatre, 250 W. 52nd St., NYC. Opened Aug. 15, 2002. Last EPA: July 15. Last Equity chorus call for singers: Nov. 18. Upcoming Equity chorus call for dancers: Nov. 29.

Hot Feet, a musical updating the story of The Red Shoes employing the music of Earth, Wind & Fire. Casting: Stuart Howard Associates, 207 W. 25th St., 6th fl., NYC 10001. Now in previews at the Hilton Theatre, 213 W. 42nd St., NYC. Opens April 30. Last Equity chorus call: Nov. 18, 2005.

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. Now in previews at the August Wilson Theatre, 245 W. 52nd St., NYC. Opened Nov. 6, 2005. Last EPA: March 16. Last Equity chorus call: March 16.

The Lieutenant of Inishmore, Martin McDonagh's dark comedy, transferring from Off-Broadway's Atlantic Theater Company. Casting: Pat McCorkle Casting, 575 Eighth Ave., 18th fl., NYC 10018. Lyceum Theatre, 149 W. 45th St., NYC. Opened May 3. Last EPA for understudies: March 29.

The Light in the Piazza, a musical based on the novel by Elizabeth Spencer. Casting: Janet Foster, 3212 Cambridge Ave., Riverdale, NY 10463. Vivian Beaumont Theatre, 150 W. 65th St., NYC. Opened April 18, 2005. Closing July 2. No casting for current Broadway run, but casting for tour. Upcoming EPAs for tour: April 3, 4, and 5. Upcoming Equity chorus call for tour: April 6.

The Lion King, a musical based on the 1994 animated film. Casting: Jay Binder Casting, 321 W. 44th St., Ste. 606, NYC 10036. New Amsterdam Theatre, 214 W. 42nd St., NYC. Opened Nov. 13, 1997. Will move to the Minskoff Theatre, 200W. 45th St., June 13, 2006. Last EPA: Dec. 9, 2004. Last Equity chorus call: Oct. 20.

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: June 30. Last Equity chorus call: Aug. 31.

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: Aug. 15. Last Equity chorus call: Aug. 4.

The Pajama Game, Roundabout Theatre Company's revival of the 1954 musical. Casting: Jim Carnahan Casting, 231 W. 39th St., Ste. 1200, NYC 10018. American Airlines Theatre, 227 W. 42nd St., NYC. Opened Feb. 23 for a limited run through June 17. Will reopen at a Broadway theatre TBA in the fall. Last EPA: Aug. 30, 2005.

The Phantom of the Opera, a musical based on the Gaston Leroux novel. 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: June 1, 2004. Last Equity chorus call: Nov. 22.

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: May 11. Last Equity chorus call: May 13.

Rent, a rock musical suggested by Puccini's La Bohème. Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, 145 W. 28th St., 12th fl., NYC 10001. Nederlander Theatre, 208 W. 41st St., NYC. Opened April 29, 1996. Last EPA: Sept. 26. Last Equity chorus call: June 8. Upcoming open call for singers: Nov. 28.

Sweeney Todd, a revival of the 1979 musical, based on the Watermill Theatre production recently seen in London's West End. Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, 145 W. 28th St., 12th fl., NYC 10001. Eugene O'Neill Theatre, 230 W. 49th St., NYC. Opened Nov. 3. Last EPA: April 1. Last open call: Oct. 28.

Tarzan, a musical based on the Edgar Rice Burroughs character and the Disney animated film. Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, 145 W. 28th St., 12th fl., NYC 10001. Now in previews at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, 226 W. 46th St., NYC. Opens May 10. Last EPA: June 28, 2005. Last Equity chorus call: June 15, 2005. Last open principal call: Aug. 29, 2005. Last open call for kids: Nov. 14, 2005.

The Wedding Singer, a musical based on the 1998 film. Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, 145 W. 28th St., 12th fl., NYC 10001. Now in previews at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, 302 W. 45th St., NYC. Opens April 27. Last EPA: April 14, 2005.

Wicked, a musical based on the novel by Gregory Maguire. Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, 145 W. 28th St., 12th fl., NYC 10001. George Gershwin Theatre, 222 W. 51st St., NYC. Opened Oct. 30, 2003. Last EPA: July 29. Last Equity chorus call: Aug. 5.

Note: Awake and Sing!, Faith Healer, The History Boys, The Odd Couple, Shining City, Three Days of Rain, and The Threepenny Opera are limited runs. Doubt is closing July 2. There is no further casting scheduled for these shows.

Broadway: Workshops, In Development, Etc.

Carmen, a musical based on the 1845 novella by Prosper Mérimée, which inspired the Bizet opera, with book by Sarah Miles, music by John Ewbank, and lyrics by Richard Ouzounian. Franco Dragone (Cirque du Soleil) directs. Target opening: 2006-07 season.

The Country Girl, a Manhattan Theatre Club revival of Clifford Odets' 1950 drama about an alcoholic actor attempting a comeback. Previews begin at the Biltmore Theatre April 12, 2007, for a May 3 opening.

Cry-Baby, a musical version of John Waters' 1990 film. Set to play Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre Feb. 13–March 4, 2007, with plans for a Broadway run thereafter.

Flying Tigers, a musical about "the volunteer American air guard that helped defend China against Japan during World War II," with book by William Luce (The Belle of Amherst), music by Roger Anderson, and lyrics by Kenneth Jones. Walter Painter is slated to direct and choreograph. Target opening: spring 2007.

Grey Gardens, a musical based on the documentary film, which ran at Playwrights Horizons this season. Transferring to the Walter Kerr Theatre in October.

The Homecoming, a revival of Harold Pinter's 1964 play. Possibility for the 2006-07 season. Liev Schreiber has been mentioned as a lead.

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 has led to speculation about a tryout in Minneapolis for fall 2006, with a spring 2007 Broadway run possibly to follow.

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. Target opening: 2007-08 season.

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

The Little Dog Laughed, a comedy by Douglas Carter Beane that had a critically well-received run Off-Broadway this season at Second Stage Theatre, will move to Broadway during the 2006-07 season.

A Little Night Music: Glenn Close is reportedly planning to star in a revival of this 1973 Stephen Sondheim musical.

LoveMusik, a musical about Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya using Weill's music and a book by Alfred Uhry. Harold Prince directs. Target opening: 2006-07 season.

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

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. Target opening: fall 2006.

110 in the Shade, a revival of the musical based on The Rainmaker, from Roundabout Theatre Company, starring Audra McDonald. Target opening: spring 2007 at Studio 54.

Pal Joey, a revival of the 1940 musical by Rodgers and Hart. Target opening: spring 2007. 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.

South Pacific, a revival of the 1949 Rodgers and Hammerstein classic, from Lincoln Center Theater. Bartlett Sher directs. Target opening: 2007-08 season at the Vivian Beaumont Theater.

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

The Starry Messenger, a new play by Kenneth Lonergan (Lobby Hero) about an astronomy teacher searching for the meaning of the universe, to star Matthew Broderick. Target opening: spring 2007.

The Year of Magical Thinking, an adaptation by Joan Didion of her best-selling memoir. Target opening: spring 2007.

Young Frankenstein, a musical version by Mel Brooks of his 1974 film comedy. Kristin Chenoweth has been mentioned to star.

Off-Broadway: Currently Playing

Altar Boyz, a mock concert of a Christian boy band. Casting: Rachel Hoffman, Dave Clemmons Casting, 265 W. 30th St., NYC 10001. Dodger 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.

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. Re-opens on June 9 after a 10-week hiatus. 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. Upcoming auditions by appointment: April 4.

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.

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.

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