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    o be a warm-up comic is to be a world-class

    o be a warm-up comic is to be a world-class carnival barker. Your job is to convince a crowd that the show they are about to see is the most entertaining and hilarious thing they will ever experience. To do this, you must be the most entertaining and hilarious thing ...

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    Going Both Ways

    At the 2004 New York ActorFest, casting director Joseph McConnell moderated a panel of his professional colleagues, examining their considerations in casting actor talent for stage, film, and television. The actor-oriented seminar, titled "Going Both Ways: Adapting Yourself for Stage and Screen," became a roundtable discussion, revealing important insights from ...

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    Benefit Reading to Feature Oscar, Emmy Winners

    Tribeca theatre company Naked Angels has announced a benefit reading on June 4 ofAll the President's Menfeaturing many Academy Award- and Emmy-winning actors.

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    If you have any problems with any of our casting

    If you have any problems with any of our casting listings, or if anyone has misrepresented him or herself in any of the notices, we want to know about it. Notify us in writing (c/o Back Stage Casting, 770 Broadway, 4th fl., NYC 10003, Attn: Casting Complaints) and we ...

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    Roundabout Exits League

    Roundabout Theatre Company, one of the nation's most high-profile nonprofit stages due to its presence on Broadway, has ended its membership in the League of American Theatres and Producers. The league represents Broadway theatres and those who produce there.

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    Teeter Leaving LOW

    The Chicago theatre industry got a surprise with the June 29 announcement of the resignation of song-and-dance man Lara Teeter as artistic director of Light Opera Works.

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    CBS Teams Up with TiVo

    Embracing a media technology once feared by commercial television as the industry's boogeyman, CBS has teamed up with TiVo Inc. to help promote its new fall shows.

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    Schumacher Rolls into 'Town Creek'

    Joel Schumacher has signed on to direct "Town Creek," a vampire horror movie for Gold Circle.

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    Nicole Kidman Visits Kosovo as U.N. Official

    Nicole Kidman began a tour of Kosovo on Saturday as a United Nations goodwill ambassador, pledging to provide a voice for the troubled province.

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    South Carolina Man Sues over 'Borat'

    A man claims he was "accosted" by the star of the spoof documentary "Borat" while using a restroom at an upscale restaurant last year, according to a lawsuit.