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    Test Flight

    The first time I saw Margaret Easley onstage was in July 2003, when I was reviewing a show at the ACME Comedy Theatre. As female actors don't always fare so well in the sketch medium, I was impressed by the women in the ensemble ofThe Sunday Show Reloaded; they ...

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    Fed Mulls Calling Nonprofits 'Political Committees'

    A larger question under review right now by the FEC involves so-called "section 527" organizations, which are explicitly set up to "[accept] contributions or [make] expenditures for political campaigns."

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    Sextuple Indemnity

    It is so annoying when a young playwright like Dayna M. Gross, with some catchy ideas, doesn't push them far enough to create more than a potentially interesting comedy.

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    Equity, League Break Off Talks

    The national council of Actors' Equity began meeting at 1 pm Tuesday to decide what action to take following the Sunday stalemate in talks on a new Production contract.

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    Cusack Gets Restraining Order Against Woman

    Actor John Cusack obtained a restraining order on Tuesday against a woman he claims has been stalking him.

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    The Hanging Man

    "The Hanging Man," Improbable Theatre and UCLA Live's International Theatre Festival at the Freud Playhouse, UCLA, Wed.-Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 2 & 8 p.m., Oct. 15-18. $45.30. (310) 825-2101.

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    Actors Recoup Bonus

    Producers of Broadway's "Hairspray" have provided a $1,000 recoupment bonus to each of 31 cast members and stage managers of the original show produced at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre.

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    "BUFFALO BILL'S DEFUNCT WHO..."

    Matt Wilkins (dir.) is accepting submissions for Buffalo Bill's Defunct Who Used to Ride a Watersmooth-Silver Stallion, a 16mm film. Prod. Eliza Fox. Shoot starts Apr. in Seattle, WA. Copy, credit, meals, travel, and lodging provided. There is pay.

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    sm, "Tony N' Tina's...," Philly

    The Philadelphia production of "Tony N' Tina's Wedding" is seeking a full-time, experienced stage manager (non-Equity). Mynnelou Productions, Inc., prod'r. Show runs every Fri., Sat., and Sun. in south Philadelphia at the Venice Plaza. Position is paid. Call (215) 297-8540 for more information or fax resume to (253 ...

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    Equity Members Elect 17 to Serve On Nat'l Council

    Actors' Equity Association members have elected 17 of their own to serve on the national governing council, including 10 from the Eastern region. A total of 6,271 ballots were