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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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    Before Pulitzer, Edson Recalled "Wit" 's History

    Margaret Edson, whose play "Wit" was announced on April 12 as the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, recounted to Back Stage in the summer of 1997, a history of the developmental process that led to the current production of her drama at the Union Square Theatre.

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    "Broadway Bears" Bears $124,000

    The first-ever "Broadway Bears'' auction raised $124,000 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Feb. 15 at the Hudson

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    ichael Douglas knew he was a part of something spe

    ichael Douglas knew he was a part of something special from the first day he showed up to work on Traffic, a film directed by Steven Soderbergh and based on Stephen Gaghan's original screenplay about the complicated and failing war on illegal drugs. Douglas arrived on the set, located ...

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    Sufferin' Southern Sissies

    Sufferin' Southern Sissies

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    SPOTLIGHT ON SUMMER TRAINING 2000: Dance - Choose Your Beat for the Heat

    Whether you're looking to steal away to a mountain dance retreat and sharpen specific skills, head West for an L.A.-style primer in "the biz," or study alongside professionals in the heart of New York City, summer programs offer you the chance to build skills, connections, and focus ...

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    "XIRA"

    Colin Plank (prod.) is accepting submissions for Xira, a digital short about four teen popstar superhero girls who kick ass and rock. Four-day shoot starts Mar. 9. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is no pay.

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    Outdoor Drama Bows to Hurricane

    North Carolina's 30,000 vacationers and residents forced inland this week by Hurricane Dennis included audiences and production members from the outdoor drama "Worthy Is The Lamb." A second, "The Lost Colony" was already closed, but its facility was in Dennis'

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    Actors We Love: Sarah Polley - Wisdom in Youth

    From the age of 12, Sarah Polley has been concerned with shedding her "nice girl" image. Since then, she's done more than that-she's turned this stereotype on its head. Inarguably angelic in appearance, the slight and golden Polley radiates, more importantly than beauty, no-nonsense