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    By any number of collaborations over the years, co

    By any number of collaborations over the years, connect the names of two performers or creators who have never worked together, and receive a Back Stage West T-shirt. Weekly winners are chosen by the creativity, cleverness, and brevity of their connections.

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    Anti-Merger SAG Members Petition New York Sets

    A petition opposing the SAG-AFTRA merger has apparently been circulating, at least around production sets in New York City. The document--geared toward members of the Screen Actors Guild--primarily opposes an "open door policy" of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, and purports that the merger will increase competition ...

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    Actorfest '96 Raffle Winners

    Subscriptions: Sandro Camarao, Wheatley Heights, N.Y.; Shelley Hallman, Providence, R.I.; Eric R. Moreland, New York, N.Y.; Elliott Williams, Ridgefield Park, N.J.; and Dennis Wilson, Weehauken,

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    ACTORS' DIALOGUE : Park Overall & Todd Allen

    Reporting and photo by Jamie

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    Broadway Show League: May 4 Scores

    Beauty & the Beast: 10, Wild Party: 7

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    Fire in Chicago's Firehouse, Home of Latino Company

    The name of the building was sadly appropriate. On Dec. 16, the Firehouse, home of Latino Chicago, the city's principal Hispanic theatre company, was gutted by a

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    "Astaire Bill" To Protect Deceased Celebs' Images

    A measure designed to arm heirs of deceased celebrities with tools to crack down on unauthorized uses of their famous loved ones' images cleared a major hurdle last Tuesday. The Assembly Judiciary Committee passed Senate Bill 209 by an 11-1 vote, with three members abstaining. Nicknamed the "Astaire Bill" after ...

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    BREAKOUT TALENT: Natasha Gregson Wagner - Revealing Talent

    It is nearly impossible to look at Natasha Gregson Wagner and not think of her mother, the late Natalie Wood. And yet it's not fair to compare the two actresses simply because of their bloodline. For although they share an uncanny resemblance, Gregson Wagner is managing to build a ...

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    Stevenson Recuperating

    Isabelle Stevenson, chair of the American Theatre Wing, is still recuperating after undergoing heart surgery last week, according to a spokesperson at the Wing who characterized Stevenson's condition as "doing really, really