For our annual Spotlight on Young Performers, Back Stage talked with talent agents and personal managers on what it takes for young people to have a career in the performing arts. Choosing which type of professional would work best for your child is an important first step.
The Actors' Fund of America will present several free seminars on healthcare issues for members of the entertainment industry.
"American Dreams: An In-Yer-Face Musical" presented by and at the Eclectic Company Theatre, 5312 Laurel Canyon Ave., North Hollywood. Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m. Apr. 1-May 7. $10-15. (818) 508-3003.
Mitch Hedberg (1968–2005)
"The Carpetbagger's Children," presented by and at West Coast Ensemble, 522 N. La Brea Ave., Hollywood. Tue.-Thu. 8 p.m. Mar. 22-Apr. 7. $13-15. (323) 525-0022.
David Duchovny's big-screen debut as director and writer comes with the faintest whiff of Oedipal complex: His wife, Tea Leoni, plays his mother in "House of D."
Although The Aviator lifted off early in the evening, by the time the 77th Annual Academy Awards reached its final round, Clint Eastwood's Million Dollar Baby was declared the champ. Eastwood's modest drama, in which the boxing ring serves as the stage on which a father figure/daughter ...
The 20th IFP Independent Spirit Awards took a big drink of Sideways Feb. 26 as Fox Searchlight's wine-soaked comedy picked up six trophies, including best feature, to become the darling of the indie-film set. Under an all-embracing tent in a parking lot off the beach in Santa Monica, the ...