What a difference a couple of years can make. When we last checked the pulse of the Los Angeles gay theatre scene ("Gay Players," BSW 12/10/98), we noted a large number of plays leaning toward silly camp or sexual exploitation, or both. Shows aiming for least-common-denominator tastes did ...
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In the film production business, it seems, the bigger you were in 1999, the more you liked the financial bottom line. But most actors, swimming for their lives at the bottom of the food chain, must have gazed warily at the scene.
Limitations: No unsolicited scripts; synopsis, resume, and letter of inquiry; plays for audiences up to high-school age with contemporary themes; adaptations of fairy tales or literary classics; new works based on Pacific Rim
ing musical revival, director of a musical (Christopher Renshaw), sets for a musical (Brian Thomson), and costumes (Roger
(BPI) TORONTO‹Embattled Livent co-founder Garth Drabinsky set out his objections on Monday to a KPMG forensic report into alleged financial irregularities at the live-theatre company.
When top theatrical artists research a work in progress, do they go to the library? What kinds of things do they feel they need to learn in working on a play? What sources do they use? And what do they see as the goal of background
In a nationwide vote, nearly 68% of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists' (AFTRA) members have approved a new uniform national dues
The New York Times website's business section Monday played a top story headlined "Mainstream TV Bets on "Gross-Out' Humor." Should the article prove accurate in predicting that networks move in this direction, everyone from TV execs to actors on the primetime comedies better be ready for a conservative backlash ...