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    Sexual Politics: Words...

    "What we're seeing now-and it's reflected in the women's plays-are women redefining what feminism is and what they

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    >"Fighting the Clock." Twenty-four

    >"Fighting the Clock." Twenty-four artists, split into four random teams—a playwright, director, fight choreographer, and actors—create a 10- to 15-minute play in less than two days, with the results presented at this hourlong show. The playwrights will receive an object associated with Scotland that must be intrinsic to ...

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    "ROMEO & JULIET"

    Brian Spencer (dir.) will hold auditions for Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet. Prod. Dustin Leonard. Rehearsals start Sept. 10. Performances run Oct. 19-Nov. 18 at the Broadway Playhouse. There is pay.

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    Jolie to Play Widow of Journalist Daniel Pearl

    Actress Angelina Jolie will star in a movie as the widow of murdered Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, trade paper Daily Variety reported in its Thursday edition.

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    NYC Auditions at a Glance

    Culled from the hundreds of casting and job notices listed daily on BackStage.com, below are this week's audition highlights for the East Coast, organized by the day the auditions are being held.

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    Calif. Readies for New Movie Piracy Law

    Sneaking a camcorder into a movie theater will soon be a crime in California under a new law designed to protect both copyrights and the livelihood of thousands of movie industry workers.

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    'SNL,' Conan Added to NBC Online

    NBC has added a slew of original and exclusive content from its late-night programming to NBC.com, including "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," "Late Night With Conan O'Brien," and "Last Call With Carson Daly."

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    t's not hyperbole to say there's no actor like

    t's not hyperbole to say there's no actor like William Shatner. The man is a bona fide pop culture icon, a whip-smart industry veteran, and a force of boundless energy. He is also quite possibly the only actor to ever inspire his own encyclopedia: It's called The ...

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    Actor-Director Unveils His Inner 'Fat Girl'

    21-year-old Ash Christian is living proof that being a chubby gay kid from Paris, Texas, doesn't mean you can't direct and star in a movie.

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    Made Contacts Through a Temp Job?

    Back Stage is seeking actors to talk about their experiences using temp employment to network and meet fellow actors. Do you have a success story you'd like to share where working a temp job helped you make an important connection or book a job?