Patrick Quinn, a 30-year member of Actors' Equity Association, has been elected the organization's new national president. The veteran Broadway actor ran unopposed. [See interview in box story to
In the ongoing dialogue about theatre in Los Angeles, which has too few and faltering voices already, another voice has fallen silent. It may not be announced officially until a replacement is found, but the departure of theatre critic Laurie Winer from The Los Angeles Times is already widely known ...
Are you or your kid seeing all these other kids on stage, on TV, commercials, film--and wondering what life would be like in the biz? For all the little girls who are cast in "Les Miz" as Young Cosette, thousands more were turned away at the first auditions, hundreds more ...
"Maybe, Baby, It's You," an Off-Broadway show that elicited great reviews but only so-so box-office at an unbusy time of year, last week tried to downsize itself in order to keep running. The move was stymied by Actors Equity Executive Director Alan Eisenberg who claimed the cuts "would set ...
Embattled tour bus company New York Apple Tours successfully fought off an attempt to put it out of business over the lucrative Memorial Day holiday weekend, despite a recent accident that claimed the life of a New York
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Binder Casting will hold a non-required open chorus call for future replacements for the L.A. company of The Lion King. Dir. Julie Taymor, mus. Dir. Colin Welford, choreo. Garth Fagan, cstg. Dir. Mark Brandon.
Some Happy New Yorkers at Sundance
The New York State Council on the Arts has awarded 25 theatres a total of $372,206 for fiscal 1997. The council's fall meeting was its second round of grant approvals. It provided $1.53 million to theatres in