News

Sort by:

  • News

    - DANCE DIARY Pilar Rioja: Enthralling Spanish Dance

    Wherever in the world would you find a Spanish dance soloist who can return to New York for 24 seasons and not only hold audiences enthralled, but manage a two-month

  • News

    Lortel Off-B'way Awards Scheduled for May 3

    The League of Off-Broadway Theatres and Producers will present the 14th annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway, at 7 pm, on Mon., May 3, at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, in Greenwich Village, NYC.

  • News

    Clinton Veto Threat Will Aid NEA

    An arts advocacy stalwart has predicted that President Clinton's veto threat will help the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) not only survive, but maintain its present funding

  • News

    Obituaries

    Robert Nachtmann,

  • News

    New "State Fair" Equity Contract Drops Pay 50-75%

    Actors' Equity Association has specified a heavily reduced pay scale for the "potentially groundbreaking special agreement"--including wages, health and pension contributions--for "State Fair" 's controversial national

  • News

    CASTING

    FILM & TVRED HOOK

  • News

    CENTERSTAGE: Commercial Appeal

    Call me naive, but I was surprised to see so many more people attending the commercials panels over the legit panels that were held as part of Back Stage's Actorfest the other week. Is it simply the financial reward that draws performers to TV commercials, or do some people ...

  • News

    CENTERSTAGE: Finding the Shoe That Fits

    I needed to buy a new pair of running shoes. I went into one of the sports stores near my house but was surprised and overwhelmed by the number of makes and models available. I tried on a few pairs that caught my eye, but couldn't make up my ...

  • News
  • News

    VOTER - Don Nelson's Busy Year

    Between Sept. 1, 1996 and Aug. 31, 1997, 250 theatre productions in Los Angeles County registered for Ovation consideration. Ovation voter Don Nelson saw 202 of them. Roughly calculating, that means Nelson saw an average of four shows a week--sometimes all on the weekend, in various matinees and occasional morning ...