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    SUMMER STOCK

    EMCs, TECH INTERNS, TOTEM

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    ATA To Unions: Let's Cooperate, Not Discipline

    (BPI) LOS ANGELES-The Association of Talent Agents is urging the Screen Actors Guild and AFTRA not to begin disciplinary proceedings against agents suspected of supplying nonunion talent to commercial producers during the unions' strike against the advertising

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    ACTORS' DIALOGUE: Shirley Knight & Kaitlin Hopkins

    "All women become like their mothers-that is their tragedy," goes the famous line from The Importance of Being Earnest, but Kaitlin Hopkins wouldn't call it tragic that she's followed in the footsteps of her mother, the great veteran stage and screen actress Shirley Knight. Frustrating, perhaps-but then, her ...

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    True Confessions

    I HAVE BEEN A FAN OF PIANIST-SINGER RONNY Whyte for 20 years. When I was living in Philadelphia and coming to New York every weekend, my Friday evenings were often spent at whatever club or restaurant he was appearing at. In fact, last week marked the 365th time I've ...

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    CLUB TALENT

    DON'T TELL

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    EMPOWERED BY PRODUCING: Young Women Follow a Path Forged by Few

    Sick of acting but still love working in theatre? Then follow the lead of New York's young female producers. Nearly all of the women Back Stage spoke to for this annual International Women's Day/Women's History Month feature began as performers but found a more rewarding life ...

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    The Earl of Cabaret

    Crooner Earl Fries will perform his revue "Earl Fries, Songs and Such" at Danny's Skylight Room Cabaret (346 W. 46th St.), March 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31, at 9:15 pm. Information: (212)

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    A BALANCED DIET: Planning Your Theatre Season

    Let's get something out of the way quickly: All the artistic directors we talked with, who head nonprofit theatres nationwide, acknowledge that funders cotton to a programming mix reflecting the experiences of an audience awash in diversity (ethnically, racially, age and gender-wise). But nobody plans a season based on

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    Cruise Ships

    Entertainers are used for cabaret shows, variety acts, and full-scale production revues. Most cruise lines have a mix of both in-house producers and some hire external production companies. The following is a list of well-known cruise lines. Contact their entertainment departments for details on talent submissions. Auditions are constant and ...

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    Steven J. Kennedy Memorial Service

    A Memorial service will be held for Steven J. Kennedy, an actor who died July 25 in his hometown of Somerville, Mass. The memorial will be held on Sat., Nov. 20, at 2:30 pm, at Don't Tell Mama, at 343 W. 46th St. in Manhattan. Kennedy was a ...