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    ACTOR'S ACTORAlan Arkin

    All the DifferenceAlan Arkin is a man who refuses to compromise, whether it's in his career choices or in his daily performance choices as an actor. Trained in the theatre, Arkin was in the original company of Chicago's improvisational revue, Second City, an experience which led to his ...

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    REGIONAL ROUNDUP

    In a move that comes as a surprise to most of Boston's theatre community, Peter Altman has announced his resignation as producing director of the Huntington Theatre Company, a position he has held since the company was founded in 1982. His resignation seems to be an amicable one. Altman ...

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    In Chicago, Actors Strike Ain't Toddlin'

    "The American labor movement started in Chicago," said Norm Woodel in a tone signifying that Chicago union actors are determined to carry on a sacred

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    Critic's Picks

    ¥ Accidental Death of an Anarchist, presented by New Crime Productions at the Evidence Room, 3542 Hayden Ave., Culver City. Through Dec. 20. (310)

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    CASTING NOTICE POLICY

    Casting deadlines are Tuesdays at 12noon for the issue which is on the newsstand on Thursday, but we strongly urge you to bring your notices to us by 4PM Monday. (Note: Back Stage will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday May

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    Lloyd Webber Crew Poised for Land Grab

    (The Stage) LONDON-Andrew Lloyd Webber's £87.5 million takeover of the Stoll Moss West End chain is the start of a massive expansion that will see his Really Useful Group battle with entertainment giants such as SFX for venues in the domestic, European, and American markets.

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    Hell's Kitchen Kids "Playing with Fire"

    Ten children from the Hell's Kitchen (Clinton) neighborhood will collaborate with professional actors and writers this summer. Each child, aged eight to 10, will star in an original play written especially for him/her in "Playing With Fire--The Danger Plays," part of the 52nd Street Project's One-on-One

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    CENTER STAGE : A Preview of Back Stage's Fall Season

    Is it my imagination, or are announcements about the upcoming theatrical fall season being made earlier and earlier each year? I began getting press releases regarding the new season in July, and I'm even getting press releases now for shows scheduled to open in February

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    PROFILE: Essence of Acting - Casting director Meryl O'Loughlin encourages actors to discover and share their uniqueness.

    "A lot of the casting people out there used to be my secretaries," recalled casting director Meryl O'Loughlin at a recent interview in her CBS lot office, where she cast the long-running soap The Young and the Restless. She's not arrogant, just honest. Chatting with this spunky blonde ...