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    A Village Theatre Suddenly Buried By Paperwork

    Five hours before curtain time on Fri., April 16, producer Chris Mancini received a call from Erez Ziv, manager of the East Village's tiny Red Room Theater. Mancini's show, "A Thought About Raya," a dark comedy by Hannah Bos and Paul Thureen, was scheduled to start its final ...

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    Home Grown

    Everything's coming up frantic for self-assured director Michael Mayer these days--but frantic in a good way, if one considers a skyrocketing career and rapturous critical acclaim good things.

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    Address Unknown

    The epistolary play is a familiar if not always dynamic dramatic format.

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    Judge to SAG pair: No Suit for You

    A federal judge has refused to allow two SAG members to sue the guild for conflict of interest over allowing some officers to simultaneously serve in AFTRA.

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    Having a Voice

    Dear Tombudsman: I met with a non-SAG Los Angeles agency that is interested in repping me for voiceovers. I have no experience in VOs. The agency offered to help me make my VO demo and put it on its agency house reel for a total of $600.Is this a ...

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    Immortality

    While the young among us may famously think they're immortal, by the time we hit 40 or so, that belief has usually evaporated.

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    Performers Learn the 'Business' At Back Stage's Actorfest Nov. 10

    Performers will get the opportunity to learn about many aspects of show business at Actorfest 2001, the annual expo presented by Back Stage. This year's event will take place on Sat. Nov. 10 from 9 am-5 pm at the Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, between 45 and 46 sts., NYC.

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    fter nine seasons, those lovable and quirky

    fter nine seasons, those lovable and quirky Barones ended their masterful run on CBS much as they began it: loving, arguing, intruding, and more than occasionally slapping each other upside the head. Title character Raymond Barone (Ray Romano, upon whose comic routines the show is based), a sportswriter and father ...

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    Duff, Rosman Form Perfect Match for 'Perfect Man'

    They are not Tom and Katie or Brad and Angelina, but with their new movie "The Perfect Man," teen star Hilary Duff and director Mark Rosman are becoming something like a perfect power couple.

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    Equity, LORT Begin Talks

    Actors' Equity Association and the League of Resident Theaters (LORT) on Monday began negotiations on a new contract at the union's headquarters in New York City. Over 80 major regional nonprofit theatres nationwide operate under the pact, originally set to expire in late February and now extended to March ...