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    Union Vet Jordan Derwin Dies at 68

    Jordan Derwin, actor, union activist, and former Screen Actors Guild/New York board member recently honored for his more than 20 years of service to the guild, died January 10, at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx, at age 68. The New York native had been struggling with cancer for the ...

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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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    Jujamcyn and Pace's Partnership: New Blueprint for Productions

    Broadway and the road have seen the birth of another theatrical giant. The theatre-owning Jujamcyn Organization and the touring titan Pace Theatrical Group have pooled their resources; the result is a new blueprint for the development and distribution of theatre

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    Lithographic vs. Photographic Reproduction

    You may have seen some ads offering reproductions of your headshot for less than half of the normal rate. Read the ad carefully, and you will probably see the word "lithograph" somewhere. What's the difference? Back Stage asked Ken Taranto, of New York City's Taranto Photo Services, to

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    Black History Month Opens

    Black History Month, theatrical division, will kick off Fri., Feb. 4, at 8 pm, with The Trinity Players of Queens' "Salute to Lorraine Hansberry," and end Tues., Feb. 29, with AFTRA's Equal Employment Opportunity Committee (EEOC) program and panel discussion "Radio Now and Then: A Retrospective in Drama and

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    ACTORS WE LOVE - Alfre Woodard: Grounded

    It seems fitting that accomplished actress Alfre Woodard sees herself as an "Everywoman role model." Having garnered numerous awards and nominations for her superb characterizations, Woodard also finds time to be a wife and mother of two, as well as co-founder of the charity organization Artists for a New South ...

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    COMBINED AUDITIONS: TAKING STOCK - Preparing for the Audition

    You've heard the old saw about the three things to consider when you're buying real estate: "location, location, location." Well, we would suggest that when preparing for combined auditions you consider "selection, selection, selection." The monologues and/or songs that you choose for one of these audition marathon ...