News

Sort by:

  • News

    WGA, Producers Open Pact Talks

    After months of internal meetings and jousting in the press, the Writers Guild of America sat down with producers Monday to bargain a new feature-film and television contract.

  • News

    kids for kids project

    The Kids for Kids Project, a national charitable organization that uses music and dance to teach about inclusion and tolerance, is seeking Equity and non-Equity immediate replacements for its 2001 national touring season of "A Generation for Change." All persons auditioning should be eight to 14 with prior professional musical ...

  • News

    Casting Director Reiner Dies at 72

    Mark Reiner, a longtime New York casting director, died at Cabrini Hospice Dec. 21. The cause of death was cancer, which unexpectedly spread from his prostate into his bloodstream and into his brain.

  • News

    TV or Not TV: Network Stars Come to B'way

    The casting of television stars in Broadway shows, once a comparative rarity, has become a noticeable trend and now shows signs of becoming the rule. As with most decisions in show business, it has as much to do with business as show: Producers attempting to sell their shows in the ...

  • News

    NEA Garners $105M

    A House-Senate conference committee last week approved a $7 million increase for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), finally funding the agency at $105 million for fiscal 2001.

  • News
  • News

    Culturefinder Frees the Dot-org Trapped in the Body of a Dot-com

    New Yorkers who want tickets to a Broadway or Off-Broadway show simply visit the TKTS booth, or stop by the box office, or make a quick call to whatever number is listed in the Times or the Voice. For people living west of the Hudson, it isn't so easy ...

  • News

    Stage Exits and Entrances

    They come, they go, and they come back (sometimes). Theatrical venues in New York are canaries in a coalmine, in that their survival rate gives an idea of the whole endeavor's health status. When the spaces shutter, it indicates a dip in business across the industry. Conversely, when new ...

  • News

    independent feature

    Casting for b/w "Guffman"-esque independent feature film shooting mid-Jan. in NYC. Seeking brilliant or highly medicated improv professionals with extensive formal improv training a la Second City. No pay, but meals, credit, and videocopy provided. Writer states: "Ignore your instincts" and send pix & resumes by Nov. 20 to ...

  • News

    Word Up! Theatrefolk Snag Grammy Noms

    The 43rd annual Grammy nominees announced last week included works read by some of acting's most respected names, including James Earl Jones, Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier, and Susan Sarandon.