Ship Shape : Cruise-ship performers weigh increased visibility, higher show standards, and a pirate's treasure of a paycheck against cramped quarters, little down time, and an industry's misconceptions.
Jennie Schulman is Dance Editor for Back Stage. If you wish to submit material and information regarding your dance performances for her consideration, send all materials to Jennie Schulman, Dance Editor, c/o Back Stage, 1515 Broadway, 14th fl., NYC 10036. Include a contact phone
Paul Winters (dir.) is accepting submissions for The Homecoming of Jimmy White Cloud, a 16mm sync-sound film for Chapman University about a Native-American comedian chased back to the reservation by the New York City mob. Prod. Louis Petro. Five-week shoot starts Apr. 2. There is deferred pay for non-union performers.
It's Christmas (already) in D.C. And in Provo, in Cincinnati, in Houston,...you name it. With offerings featuring everyone from the ubiquitous Dickens, to Handel, to all the denizens of Tuna, Tex., U.S. stages are heralding the
(BPI) Despite projections for dampened U.S. economic growth amid the global slowdown, solid growth in entertainment, radio, television, and cable spending is forecast to propel communications industry revenue during the next five years, according to a major study released last
Buoyed by record-breaking box office receipts during the Christmas holiday week, the Broadway theatre industry is on course to enjoy its single highest-grossing season
Jackie Coogan's last days on the television screen showed audiences a supporting actor nurturing his craft; a stocky, balding man with semi-sad eyes and excellent timing. But in his first films in the 1920s, Coogan was a child star-discovered by Charlie Chaplin-who captured audiences' hearts with his beautiful profile ...
John Kilker (dir.) is accepting submissions for Multicamera, a digibeta film for USC. Prod. Ose Oyamendan. Shoot starts Feb. 20. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is no pay.
A loud voice rang out from the audience gathered in the Winter Garden Theatre the night of June 19, the celebratory evening honoring the 6138th performance of "Cats"--when the musical became Broadway's longest-running production ever. Just prior to the show-stopping "Jellicoe Ball," a punishing ballet that keeps the ...
Actors' Equity Association will hold a National Council Plenary on May 15-17 in New York. At the three-day series of face-to-face meetings, topics submitted earlier by members will be debated, according to the union