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New York Production Listings
The following listings are NOT casting notices but are intended to provide the best general information available on current projects. The New York listings alternate between Broadway theater one week and film and television the next. Unless otherwise stated, all contact with casting directors should be through the mail. Do not phone or visit casting directors' offices. Broadway shows under the Equity Production Contract are required to conduct EPAs (Equity principal auditions) once a year and Equity chorus calls every six months. An asterisk (*) indicates an upcoming audition date.

FILM LISTINGS

Compiled by Mark Dundas Wood

FEATURE FILMS: CURRENTLY SHOOTING

Death and Dr. Chang(e), a spiritual, political, and romantic dark comedy. Directed by D.Q. Gladstone. Shooting into early summer. Principals and background: dqgladstone@gmail.com. Especially seeking a female, 30–40, 5 feet 6 inches or taller, with comedic skills. Also seeking actors of all races, with uniforms, to play police officers. Nonunion project; no pay.

*Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, a feature based on the book by Jonathan Safran Foer. Directed by Stephen Daldry. Currently on hiatus; resume date TBD. With Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock. Principals: Mele Nagler, MelCap Casting, 260 W. 44th St., 3rd floor, NYC 10036. Background: Grant Wilfley Casting, 123 W. 18th St., 8th floor, NYC 10011.

*Finchley Dreams, a satirical comedy. Directed by Larry Charles. Shooting to mid-August. Principals: No information available. Background: Grant Wilfley Casting, 123 W. 18th St., 8th floor, NYC 10011.

Men in Black III, another entry in the popular action franchise, this time involving time travel to 1969. Directed by Barry Sonnenfeld. Shooting continues to the end of June. With Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, and Josh Brolin. Principals: Ellen Chenoweth, c/o The Post Factory, 161 Avenue of the Americas, 11th floor, NYC 10013. Background: Grant Wilfley Casting, 123 W. 18th St., 8th floor, NYC 10011.

The Search for Agent Z, a thriller about a publisher who finds fiction transforming into reality. Directed by Ryan Schmitz. Shooting from May to July (mostly Saturdays) in Brooklyn and Long Island, N.Y. Principals: j.eagle27@gmail.com. Background: No information available. Possible pay.

*NEW Syrup, a drama set against the backdrop of the soda industry. Directed by Aram Rappaport. Shooting June 8–July 10. Principals: No further casting. Background: Kee Casting, P.O. Box 3175, Guttenberg, NJ 07093.

UPCOMING FEATURE FILMS

*After the Wedding, a micro-budget dramedy feature about a newlywed couple navigating the first year of marriage. Directed by Claudia Cifuentes. Shooting in September in Miami Beach, Fla. Principals: casting@pinkforestfilms.com. Seeking the following roles only: female, 27–31, Hispanic, attractive with a good figure, simulated sex (no nudity); female, 34–39, Caucasian, attractive, free-spirited hippie bartender/beach bum, partial nudity (topless beach scene). Background: Not casting. No pay.

Altar, an indie film. Directed by Scott M. Bosco. Shooting in summer 2011 in Florida. Principals: psproductionsaltar@yahoo.com. Seeking males, 25–45, with rugged construction-worker looks and longish hair. Modeling/stage experience a plus; must be comfortable in a swimsuit. Meals, travel, and lodging in addition to pay. Background: Not casting.

*NEW Gimme Shelter, a drama about a pregnant teenager who is rejected by her father. Directed by Ronald Krauss. Shooting June 9–July 15. With Vanessa Hudgens and Brendan Fraser. Principals: No further casting. Background: Sean Powers, seanpowers@yahoo.com.

*NEW Lay the Favorite, a dramedy about sportsbook betting. Directed by Stephen Frears. On-location shoot June 11 and 12. With Bruce Willis, Vince Vaughn, Joshua Jackson, and Catherine Zeta-Jones. Principals: No information available. Background: Kee Casting, P.O. Box 3175, Guttenberg, NJ 07093.

Lola Versus, a comedy about a young woman dumped by her fiancé a few weeks before her wedding. Directed by Daryl Wein. Shooting from June 15 to mid-July. With Greta Gerwig, Orlando Bloom, and Zoe Lister Jones. Principals: Chrystie Street Casting, 55 Chrystie St., Ste. 501, NYC 10002. Background: Grant Wilfley Casting, 123 W. 18th St., 8th floor, NYC 10011.

Mount Joy, a feature film about a rock band in Amish country. Directed by Jack Lewars. Shooting July 9–24 and Aug. 20–Sept. 4 in Lancaster, Pa. Principals and background: Indie City Films, 86 S. Fourth St., #4, Brooklyn, NY 11211, or indiecityfilms@gmail.com. Some pay. Seeking local Pennsylvania talent.

Untitled Keith Alan Morris 2011 Project, a live-action/CG-animated epic feature. Directed by Keith Alan Morris. Shooting this summer in New Orleans. Principals and background: CastingBrandedFilms@gmail.com. For more information, visit www.drivingthedead.com; password: dtdmakeuptest. Possible pay.

*NEW Untitled Phil Spector Biopic, a film for HBO. Directed by David Mamet. Shooting July 5–Aug. 11. With Al Pacino, Jeffrey Tambor, and Bette Midler. Principals: No information available. Background: Kee Casting, P.O. Box 3175, Guttenberg, NJ 07093.

TV IN PRODUCTION

Are We There Yet?, a half-hour comedy for TBS about a blended family. Shooting until December 2011. With Terry Crews and Essence Atkins. Principals: No information available. Background: Central Casting New York, 875 Sixth Ave., 15th floor, NYC 10001.

The Big C, a half-hour comedy for Showtime about a suburban housewife battling cancer. Shooting March 21–June 16. With Laura Linney, Oliver Platt, John Benjamin Hickey, and Gabourey Sidibe. Principals: No information available. Background: Central Casting New York, 875 Sixth Ave., 15th floor, NYC 10001.

Boardwalk Empire, a crime drama about Atlantic City for HBO. Shooting begins Feb. 1 and continues to August. With Steve Buscemi, Michael Pitt, Kelly Macdonald, and Michael Shannon. Principals: No information available. Background: Grant Wilfley Casting, 123 W. 18th St., 8th floor, NYC 10011.

*Bored to Death, a half-hour crime-mystery comedy for HBO. Shooting to June 17. With Jason Schwartzman, Zach Galifianakis, and Ted Danson. Principals: No information available. Background: Comer & Gallucio Casting, 336 W. 37th St., Ste. 315, NYC 10018 or candgcasting@gmail.com.

The Colbert Report, a half-hour comedy show for Comedy Central. With Stephen Colbert. Production is ongoing. Principals: Barbara McNamara Casting, 249 W. 34th St., Ste. 500, NYC 10001. Background: No information available.

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, a half-hour comedy show for Comedy Central. Production is ongoing. Principals: Barbara McNamara Casting, 249 W. 34th St., Ste. 500, NYC 10001. Background: No information available.

Girls, a half-hour comedy for HBO about a group of women in their early 20s. Shooting April 18–July 26. With Lena Dunham, Chris Eigeman, Allison Williams, and Alexi Wasser. Principals: No information available. Background: Central Casting New York, 875 Sixth Ave., 15th floor, NYC 10001.

New York, New York, a pilot for a sitcom about a young writer waiting tables in a Jewish deli in New York City. Directed by John Bodine. Shooting is tentatively set to begin in August. Principals and background: HorseflyFilms@yahoo.com. Seeking males and females of all ages and ethnicities. For more info, visit www.myhorsefly.com.

Royal Pains, an hourlong comedy for the USA Network about a physician treating the rich and fashionable. Shooting continues to October. With Mark Feurstein. Principals: No information available. Background: Grant Wilfley Casting, 123 W. 18th St., 8th floor, NYC 10011. Seeking AFTRA background talent.

Therapeutic, a new dramatic thriller series. Shooting two days sometime in 2011. Principals and background: Evelyn S. Oliver at sapphireproductions.oliver@gmail.com or 41 Schemerhorn St., #134, Brooklyn, NY 11201. Include "Therapeutic" in subject line or on outside of envelope. Only principal roles sought are African-American women, ages 30–60. Nonunion project. No pay.

White Collar, an hourlong drama about a con man and an FBI agent. Shooting through Aug. 26. With Matthew Bomer, Tim DeKay, Tiffani Thiessen, Willie Garson, Marsha Thomason, and Sharif Atkins. Principals: No information available. Background: Central Casting New York, 875 Sixth Ave., 15th floor, NYC 10001.

DAYTIME DRAMA

One Life to Live (ABC). Julie Madison (casting director), Victoria Visgilio (associate), Sheryl Baker-Fisher (assistant), 125 West End Ave., 5th floor, NYC 10023. Send headshots and résumés or postcards only. Series ends in January 2012.

OTHER PROJECTS

The Striped Pandas, an Internet comedy series about a group of friends trying to make it big in the music industry. Tentatively set to shoot from May to July in New York and New Jersey. Principals and background: Casting—The Striped Pandas, P.O. Box 476, Saddle River, NJ 07458-0476 or casting@abrazallc.com. No pay.





THEATER LISTINGS

Compiled by David Sheward and Erik Haagensen

The following listings are NOT casting notices but are intended to provide the best general information available on current projects. The New York listings alternate between Broadway theater one week and film and television the next. Unless otherwise stated, all contact with casting directors should be through the mail. Do not phone or visit casting directors' offices. Broadway shows under the Equity Production Contract are required to conduct EPAs (Equity principal auditions) once a year and Equity chorus calls every six months. An asterisk (*) indicates an upcoming audition date.

Broadway: Upcoming

*Annie, a revival of the 1977 musical by Charles Strouse (music), Martin Charnin (lyrics), and Thomas Meehan (book), based on the comic strip character Little Orphan Annie. Producer Arielle Tepper Madover plans to open it on Broadway in the fall of 2012 at a Nederlander theater TBA. James Lapine ("Into the Woods") has been announced as director. Upcoming open auditions for girls for the roles of Annie and the orphans: June 12.

Bob Fosse's Dancin', a revival of Bob Fosse's 1978 dance revue. Roundabout Theatre Company will produce. Graciela Daniele directs and re-creates Fosse's original choreography. Nicole Fosse (Fosse's daughter with Gwen Verdon) is creative consultant. Originally announced for spring 2009. Rehearsals begin July 12. Performances begin Sept. 1 at Studio 54, 254 W. 54th St., NYC. Opening date TBA. Casting: Jim Carnahan Casting, 231 W. 39th St., Ste. 1200, NYC 10018. Last Equity principal dancer auditions: March 7 and 8.

The Columnist, David Auburn's new play about newspaper columnist Joseph Alsop, in a production from Manhattan Theatre Club. Previews begin Jan. 4, 2012, at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, 261 W. 47th St., NYC. Opens Jan. 26 for a limited run. Casting and EPAs: TBA.

Detroit, Lisa D'Amour's play about two suburban couples dealing with financial woes. The play had its world premiere at Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre, Sept. 9–Nov. 7, 2010. Austin Pendleton, who directed the Steppenwolf production, will also stage the Broadway production. Target opening: fall 2011. Casting and EPAs: TBA.

Evita, a revival of the 1979 Andrew Lloyd Webber–Tim Rice musical. This production was a hit in London in 2006, and its star Elena Roger and pop star Ricky Martin will headline the Broadway transfer. Michael Grandage ("Red," "Frost/Nixon," "Hamlet" with Jude Law) will direct. Rob Ashford will do the choreography. Rehearsals begin in February 2012. Previews begin in March 2012. Target opening: April 2012. Casting: Craig Burns, Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th floor, NYC 10036. Last EPA: Feb. 24. Last Equity chorus call for singers: Feb. 3. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: March 11.

Fat Pig, a revival of Neil LaBute's 2004 play about a man dating an overweight woman. Dane Cook, Josh Hamilton, and Julia Stiles star. Casting: Wojcik/Seay Casting, 247 W. 38th St., NYC 10018. Performances were scheduled to begin April 12 at the Belasco Theatre, 111 W. 44th St., NYC, with an April 26 opening, but the production has been postponed to the 2011-12 season due to a major investor dropping out. Last EPA: Dec. 9, 2010.

Godspell, a revival of Stephen Schwartz and John-Michael Tebelak's 1971 musical based on the Gospel of St. Matthew. This production was scheduled to open in 2008 but was postponed when a major backer withdrew. Previews begin Oct. 13 at the Circle in the Square Theatre, 1633 Broadwday, NYC. Opens Nov. 7. Casting: Craig Burns, Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th floor, NYC 10036. Last EPA: May 25.

Gore Vidal's The Best Man, a revival of Gore Vidal's 1960 play about a presidential convention. Previously revived in 2000. Jeffrey Richards, a producer of the 2000 staging, again produces. Michael Wilson ("The Orphans' Home Cycle") directs. James Earl Jones will be one of the stars. Target opening: spring 2012.

Man and Boy, a revised version of Terence Rattigan's 1963 play about a financial scandal. Frank Langella will star in and Maria Aitken ("The 39 Steps") will direct a production for Roundabout Theatre Company. Aitken staged a production in London in 2005. Previews begin Sept. 9 at the American Airlines Theatre, 227 W. 42nd St., NYC. Opens Oct. 9 for a limited run through Nov. 27. Casting and EPAs: TBA.

The Mountaintop, Katori Hall's two-character play about Martin Luther King Jr., which won the Olivier Award for best play during its London run. Kenny Leon directs, and Samuel L. Jackson stars. Casting: Jim Carnahan and Stephen Kopel, Jim Carnahan Casting, 231 W. 39th St., Ste. 1200, NYC 10018. Performances begin Sept. 22 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, 242 W. 45th St., NYC. Opens Oct. 13. Last EPA: May 3.

On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, a revised version of the 1965 musical by Alan Jay Lerner and Burton Lane about ESP and reincarnation. This new version features a revised script by Peter Parnell and direction by Michael Mayer. It had a staged reading at Vassar College during the summer of 2010. It was announced that the production would open at Off-Broadway's Vineyard Theatre, but instead it will open on Broadway in the fall of 2011. Harry Connick Jr. stars. Casting: Jim Carnahan and Stephen Kopel, Jim Carnahan Casting, 231 W. 39th St., Ste. 1200, NYC 10018. Last EPAs: March 16 and 18. Last Equity chorus call for singers: March 23. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: April 6.

Once, a musical stage version of the 2006 film about a busker and an immigrant spending a week together in Dublin, Ireland. The book is by Enda Walsh and the songs are by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova. A four-week staged reading workshop at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Mass., will be held March 28–May 1. Target Broadway opening: fall 2011. Casting: Jim Carnahan and Stephen Kobel, Jim Carnahan Casting, 231 W. 39th St., Ste. 1200, NYC 10018. A call for Equity submissions for the staged reading workshop was posted Feb. 11.

Picnic, a revival of William Inge's 1953 play about a Labor Day picnic in a small Midwestern town. David Cromer ("Our Town," "Brighton Beach Memoirs"), who staged an acclaimed 2008 production of the play at the Writers' Theatre in Chicago, directs. Rehearsals are supposed to begin in January for a limited Broadway run, dates TBA. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th floor, NYC 10036. Note: EPAs scheduled for Aug. 19, 23, and 24, 2010, were canceled. New EPA dates TBA.

Porgy and Bess, an adaptation of the classic 1935 folk opera by George and Ira Gershwin and DuBose Heyward that turns it into a musical, with a new book by Suzan-Lori Parks. Directed by Diane Paulus. Development workshop rehearsals begin April 13, with a presentation on April 21. A full LORT production is planned for summer/fall at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Mass. Target Broadway opening: fall/winter 2011-12. New York casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th floor, NYC 10036. Last EPA: Nov. 18, 2010. Last EPA in Cambridge, Mass.: Jan. 31. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: Dec. 20, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for singers: Dec. 21, 2010.

Pure Country, a new musical about a country star returning to his Texas roots. A New York workshop was held April 28–May 31, 2008. Casting: Cindy Tolan Casting, 145 Sixth Ave., 7th floor, NYC 10013. Last EPA: March 14, 2008. Last EPA for the role of Harley Tucker (female): July 7, 2009. Last Equity chorus call for singers: March 17, 2008. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: April 4, 2008.

Relatively Speaking, a program of three one-act plays: "Talking Cure" by Ethan Coen, "George Is Dead" by Elaine May, and "Honeymoon Motel" by Woody Allen. John Turturro directs. Rehearsals begin Aug. 15. Performances begin Sept. 20 at a Broadway theater TBA. Dates are tentative. Casting: Cindy Tolan Casting, 145 Sixth Ave., 7th floor, NYC 10013. Last EPAs: April 7, 9, and 10.

Talley's Folly, a revival of Lanford Wilson's 1979 two-character play, to be staged by the original director, Marshall W. Mason. This production played the McCarter Theatre in Princeton, N.J., in fall 2008, with Richard Schiff ("The West Wing") and Margot White. The Broadway production will star Schiff and Robin Wright. Target opening: spring 2011. Casting information and theater: TBA.

Unchain My Heart: The Ray Charles Musical, a musical biography of the late musician-singer featuring his songs. Sheldon Epps directs. Suzan-Lori Parks ("The Book of Grace," "Topdog/Underdog") is author of the book. A developmental production under the title "Ray Charles Live!" played the Pasadena Playhouse in 2007. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th floor, NYC 10036. Announced to open this spring at a Shubert theater TBA, but with the main producer suing his primary investor for $20 million in damages, that is looking increasingly unlikely. Last EPAs: March 27, 28, and 31, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for singers: April 2, 2010.

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, a revival of Edward Albee's 1962 drama about a battling couple and their late-night guests. This Steppenwolf Theatre Company production was presented Dec. 13, 2010–Feb. 13, 2011, in Chicago and Feb. 25–April 10, 2011, at Washington, D.C.'s Arena Stage. The cast—Tracy Letts, Amy Morton, Carrie Coon, and Madison Dirks—will repeat their roles. Pam MacKinnon directs. Opens Oct. 13, 2012, at a Shubert theater TBA. Casting info and EPAs for understudies TBA.

Yank!, a musical by Joseph and David Zellnik about a gay soldier serving in World War II. An Off-Broadway production completed its run at the York Theatre Company on April 4, 2010. For the Broadway production, David Cromer takes over the direction from Igor Goldin. Target Broadway opening: fall 2011. Roundabout Theatre Company presented a workshop for industry only, Feb. 25–26. Dates and casting information: TBA.

You Can't Take It With You, a revival of George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's 1936 Pulitzer Prize–winning comedy about an eccentric family. Christopher Ashley directs. Casting: Jay Binder Casting, 321 W. 44th St., Ste. 606, NYC 10036. Broadway performances at a theater TBA begin on or about July 29. Opens on or about Aug 14. Last EPAs: Feb. 24, 25, and 28.

Broadway: Currently Playing

The Addams Family, a musical based on the cartoons of Charles Addams, with book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice ("Jersey Boys") and score by Andrew Lippa ("The Wild Party"). Phelim McDermott and Julian Crouch ("Shockheaded Peter") direct and design. Jerry Zaks is creative consultant. Bebe Neuwirth and Roger Rees star. Brooke Shields replaces Neuwirth as of June 28. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th floor, NYC 10036. Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 205 W. 46th St., NYC. Opened April 8, 2010. Last EPA: Nov. 17, 2010. Last EPAs for tour: April 11, 14, and 15. Last Equity chorus call for dancers for Broadway: May 19. Last Equity chorus call for singers for Broadway: May 20. Last Equity chorus call for singers for tour: April 12. Last Equity chorus call for dancers for tour: April 18. Last open call for the role of Pugsley: Aug. 31, 2010.

Anything Goes, a revival of the 1934 Cole Porter musical, employing the book written by Timothy Crouse and Jerome Weidman for the 1987 staging. Roundabout Theatre Company presents the production, starring Sutton Foster and Joel Grey, with direction and choreography by Kathleen Marshall. Stephen Sondheim Theatre, 124 W. 43rd St., NYC. Opened April 7. Casting: Jim Carnahan Casting, 231 W. 39th St., Ste. 1200, NYC 10018. Last EPA: Aug. 18, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for singers: Aug. 11, 2010. Last Equity chorus calls for dancers: Sept. 13 and 14, 2010.

Baby It's You!, a new musical about Florence Greenberg, a real New Jersey housewife who started a successful record company and launched the girl group the Shirelles. The score is made up of hits from the early 1960s. Broadhurst Theatre, 235 W. 44th St., NYC. Opened April 27. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th floor, NYC 10036. Last EPAs: Nov. 10, 11, and 15, 2010.

Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, Rajiv Joseph's new play revolving around the title animal, two American Marines, and an Iraqi gardener. Robin Williams stars and Moises Kaufman directs. The play premiered at the Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles in 2009, played the Mark Taper Forum in spring 2010, and was a finalist for the 2010 Pulitzer Prize in drama. Richard Rodgers Theatre, 226 W. 46th St., NYC. Opened March 31. Casting: MelCap Casting, 260 W. 44th St., NYC 10036. Last EPA for understudies: Dec. 17, 2010.

Billy Elliot, a musical version of the 2000 film about an English boy who dreams of becoming a ballet dancer. Adult casting: Tara Rubin Casting, 570 Seventh Ave., Ste. 401, NYC 10018. Child casting: Nora Brennan Casting, 752 West End Ave., Ste. MC, NYC 10025. Imperial Theatre, 249 W. 45th St., NYC. Opened Nov. 13, 2008. Last EPA for adult roles: Sept. 16, 2010. Last Equity principal dancer call for boys for the role of Billy: March 29. Last EPA for boys: Sept. 25, 2009. Last Equity chorus call for adult singers: March 7. Last Equity chorus call for adult dancers: March 8. Last EPA and open call for principal child roles: Oct. 4, 2008. Last Equity chorus call for child dancers (girls): April 2. Last Equity chorus call for child singers (boys): March 26, 2010. Last open auditions in L.A. for the roles of Billy and Michael: Jan. 23. Last EPA for adult roles for the second national tour: March 25, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for child dancers for the second national tour: Feb. 20, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for adult dancers for the second national tour: April 19. Last Equity chorus call for adult singers for the second national tour: April 14.

The Book of Mormon, a new musical about the Mormon faith, by Robert Lopez ("Avenue Q") and "South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone. Directed by Casey Nicholaw and Trey Parker. A workshop ran July 26–Aug. 28, 2010. Eugene O'Neill Theatre, 230 W. 49th St., NYC. Opened March 24. Casting: Carrie Gardner, 231 W. 39th St., Ste. 1200, NYC 10018. Last EPA: Nov. 6, 2010. Last Equity principal chorus call for dancers: Oct. 30, 2010. Last Equity principal chorus call for singers: Nov. 4, 2010.

Born Yesterday, a revival of Garson Kanin's 1946 comedy about a crooked businessman's girlfriend acquiring a political education. Nina Arianda ("Venus in Fur"), Jim Belushi, and Robert Sean Leonard star, with Doug Hughes directing. Cort Theatre, 138 W. 48th St., NYC. Opened April 24. Casting: Binder Casting, 321 W. 44th St., Ste. 606, NYC 10036. Last EPAs: Jan. 26, 27, and 28.

Catch Me If You Can, a musical based on the 2002 film about a real-life con man, with book by Terrence McNally, music by Marc Shaiman, and lyrics by Shaiman and Scott Wittman. Directed by Jack O'Brien, with choreography by Jerry Mitchell. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th floor, NYC 10036. Tom Wopat, Norbert Leo Butz, Aaron Tveit, and Kerry Butler star. Neil Simon Theatre, 250 W. 52nd St., NYC. Opened April 10. Last EPA: Oct. 26, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for singers: Oct. 27, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: Oct. 28, 2010.

Chicago, a revival of the 1975 musical. Casting: Duncan Stewart, National Artists Management Company, 165 W. 46th St., Ste. 1202, NYC 10036. Ambassador Theatre, 219 W. 49th St., NYC. Opened Nov. 14, 1996. Last EPA: Jan. 4. Last EPA for Equity Short Engagement Theatre Agreement tour: April 18. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: May 18. Last Equity chorus call for dancers for SETA tour: April 19.

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, a revival of the 1961 musical. Daniel Radcliffe ("Equus," the "Harry Potter" films) and John Larroquette star. Rob Ashford directs and choreographs. Casting: Tara Rubin Casting, 570 Seventh Ave., Ste. 401, NYC 10018. Al Hirschfeld Theatre, 302 W. 45th St., NYC. Opened March 27. Last EPAs: Aug. 31, Sept. 1 and 2, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for singers: Sept. 13, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: Sept. 20, 2010.

Jersey Boys, a musical featuring the music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Casting: Tara Rubin Casting, 570 Seventh Ave., Ste. 401, NYC 10018. August Wilson Theatre, 245 W. 52nd St., NYC. Opened Nov. 6, 2005. Last EPA for Broadway and national tour: Nov. 17, 2010. Last open call for principals for Broadway and national tour: Sept. 16 and 17, 2009 (in Boston). Last Equity chorus call for singers for Broadway and national tour: May 17. Last Equity chorus call for dancers for Broadway and national tour: May 19.

The Lion King, a musical based on the 1994 animated film. Casting: Jay Binder Casting, 321 W. 44th St., Ste. 606, NYC 10036. Minskoff Theatre, 200 W. 45th St., NYC. Opened Nov. 13, 1997. Last EPA for Broadway and national tour: March 18, 2010. Last open call for kids for the roles of Young Simba and Young Nala: Nov. 20, 2010. Last call for submissions via email for the roles of Nala and Simba: Dec. 10, 2010. Last open call for kids: July 10, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for singers for Broadway and national tour: March 11. Last Equity chorus call for dancers for Broadway and national tour: Oct. 25, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for singers in Chicago: Oct. 29, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for dancers in Chicago: Nov. 1, 2010. Last open calls in Atlanta: April 10, 2010 (kids), and April 11, 2010 (adults). Last open calls in St. Louis: April 24, 2010 (kids), and April 25, 2010 (adults).

Mamma Mia!, a musical featuring the songs of ABBA. Casting: Eric Woodall, Tara Rubin Casting, 570 Seventh Ave., Ste. 401, NYC 10018. Winter Garden Theatre, 1634 Broadway, NYC. Opened Oct. 18, 2001. Last EPA for Broadway: Aug. 17, 2010. Last EPA for Equity Short Engagement Theatre Agreement tour: April 7, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for dancers for Broadway and SETA tour: April 5, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for singers for Broadway and SETA tour: April 8, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for dancers for Broadway: May 9. Last Equity chorus call for singers for Broadway: May 4. Last Equity chorus call for dancers in Los Angeles: March 19. Last Equity chorus call for singers in Los Angeles: March 18.

Mary Poppins, a musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the 1964 Walt Disney film. Casting: Tara Rubin Casting, 570 Seventh Ave., Ste. 401, NYC 10018. New Amsterdam Theatre, 214 W. 42nd St., NYC. Opened Nov. 16, 2006. Last EPA: Sept. 8, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for singers for Broadway and national tour: Jan. 11. Last Equity chorus call for dancers for Broadway and national tour: Jan. 10.

Memphis, a musical about a white disc jockey in the segregated South of the 1950s who causes controversy by promoting African-American music. Music and lyrics by David Bryan of Bon Jovi; book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro ("I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change"). Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th floor, NYC 10036. Shubert Theatre, 225 W. 44th St., NYC. Opened Oct. 19, 2009. Last EPA: Sept. 27, 2010. Last EPA for SETA tour: March 25. Last Equity chorus call for singers for Broadway: March 29. Last Equity chorus call for singers for SETA tour: March 24. Last Equity chorus call for dancers for Broadway: March 22. Last Equity chorus call for dancers for SETA tour: March 21.

Million Dollar Quartet, a musical inspired by a famous 1956 recording session that brought together Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Elvis Presley. A Chicago production has been running since October 2008. Book by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux. Eric Schaeffer directs. Nederlander Theatre, 208 W. 41st St., NYC. Opened April 11, 2010. Casting: Telsey + Company, 315 W. 43rd St., NYC 10036. Last EPA: April 19. Last EPA for Equity Short Engagement Theatre Agreement tour: May 19.

*The Phantom of the Opera, a musical based on the Gaston Leroux novel. The longest-running show in Broadway history. Casting: Tara Rubin Casting, 570 Seventh Ave., Ste. 401, NYC 10018. Majestic Theatre, 247 W. 44th St., NYC. Opened Jan. 26, 1988. Upcoming EPA for Broadway: July 13. Upcoming Equity chorus call for dancers for Broadway: July 12. Upcoming Equity chorus call for singers: July 21. Last EPA for Broadway and national tour: July 14, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for singers for Broadway and national tour: Jan. 6. Last Equity chorus call for dancers for Broadway and national tour: Jan. 18.

Priscilla Queen of the Desert, a new musical based on the 1994 Australian film about a trio of drag queens, currently a hit in the West End. Palace Theatre, 1564 Broadway, NYC. Opened March 20. Casting: Telsey + Company, 315 W. 43rd St., NYC 10036. Last EPAs: Oct. 16, 19, and 20, 2009. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: Jan. 31. Last Equity chorus call for singers: Feb. 1. Last open auditions: Feb. 19, 2010. Last EPA for the role of Benjamin (young boy): Jan. 27. Last EPA for the role of Adam: May 14, 2010.

Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles, a musical re-creating the Fab Four in concert. Casting: No info available. Opened Oct. 26, 2010. A limited engagement at the Neil Simon Theatre, 250 W. 52nd St., NYC, closed Jan. 15. Moved to the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 256 W. 47th St., NYC, on Feb. 8 for an open-ended run. The union governing this show is Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians.

Rock of Ages, a new musical employing rock hits from the 1980s. Casting: Tiffany Little Canfield, Rachel Hoffman, and Justin Huff, Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th floor, NYC 10036. Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 256 W. 47th St., NYC. Opened April 7, 2009. Closed at the Brooks Atkinson on Jan. 15. Began performances at the Helen Hayes Theatre, 240 W. 44th St., NYC, on March 24. Last EPA for Broadway: March 17. Last EPAs for national tour: March 22, 23, and 24, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for dancers for Broadway: March 14. Last Equity chorus call for singers for Broadway: March 16. Last Equity chorus call for singers for national tour: March 25, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for dancers for national tour: March 26, 2010. Last open call for national tour (in Los Angeles): May 13, 2010.

Sister Act, a musical version of the 1992 film comedy, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Glenn Slater, and book by Cheri and Bill Steinkellner and Douglas Carter Beane. Whoopi Goldberg and Stage Entertainment produced the London premiere, which opened June 2, 2009, to mixed notices and is still playing. Broadway Theatre, 1681 Broadway, NYC. Opened April 20. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th floor, NYC 10036. Last EPA: Jan. 14. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: July 27, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for singers: Aug. 4, 2010. Last open call for the role of Deloris: Aug. 28, 2010. Last open call for the role of Sister Mary Lazarus: Jan. 6.

Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, a musical about the comic-book superhero. Julie Taymor directs and collaborates on the book with Glen Berger. The score is by Bono and the Edge of U2. Philip William McKinley and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa have joined the creative team to work on staging and book changes, respectively. Now in previews at the Foxwoods Theatre, 213 W. 42nd St., NYC. Opens June 14. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th floor, NYC 10036. Last EPA: March 4, 2009. Last EPA for the role of Mary Jane: April 3, 2010. Last open call: April 13, 2009. Last Equity chorus calls for dancers: April 13 and 14, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for singers: April 16, 2010. Last open call for dancers: April 27, 2009. Last open call in Hollywood: April 18, 2009. Last open call in Seattle: April 20, 2009. Last open call in Chicago: May 7, 2009. Last open call in Austin, Texas: May 27, 2009.

War Horse, a National Theatre of Great Britain production, co-produced with Lincoln Center Theater, based on Michael Morpurgo's novel about a boy and his horse before and during World War I. Casting: Daniel Swee, c/o Lincoln Center Theater, 150 W. 65th St., NYC 10023. Vivian Beaumont Theater, 150 W. 65th St., NYC. Opened April 14. Last EPA: June 3, 2010.

Wicked, a musical based on the novel by Gregory Maguire. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th floor, NYC 10036. George Gershwin Theatre, 222 W. 51st St., NYC. Opened Oct. 30, 2003. Last EPA for Broadway and national tour: Aug. 31, 2010. Last open call for dancers: May 8, 2007. Last Equity chorus call for singers for Broadway and national tour: May 18. last Equity chorus call for dancers for Broadway and national tour: May 26. Last EPA for second national tour: March 8. Last Equity chorus call for dancers for second national tour: Feb. 14. Last Equity chorus call for singers for second national tour: Feb. 16.

Note: Arcadia, Good People, The House of Blue Leaves, The Importance of Being Earnest, Jerusalem, Master Class (in previews), The Motherf**ker With the Hat, The Normal Heart, and The People in the Picture are limited runs. There is no further casting scheduled for these shows.

National Tour Only: Currently Playing and Upcoming

9 to 5, the musical version of the 1980 film comedy. SETA (Short Engagement Theatre Agreement) tour opened Sept. 21, 2010, in Nashville, Tenn. Directed and choreographed by Jeff Calhoun. Casting: Justin Huff, Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th floor, NYC 10036. Last Equity chorus call for singers: April 13, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: April 14, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for a male African-American dancer: Aug. 12, 2010.

American Idiot, a musical based on Green Day's 2004 album. Directed by Michael Mayer ("Spring Awakening"). National tour begins Dec. 28 in Toronto, Canada. Casting: Jim Carnahan and Carrie Gardner, 231 W. 39th St., Ste. 1200, NYC 10018. Last EPAs: Nov. 23, 24, and 25, 2009. Last EPAs for the national tour: Feb. 24, 25, and 28. Last Equity chorus call for singers: Sept. 16, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for dancers for the national tour: April 13.

Bring It On, a musical version of the 2000 movie about cheerleading squads at rival high schools. Lin-Manuel Miranda ("In the Heights") and Tom Kitt ("Next to Normal") collaborate on the music. Amanda Green ("High Fidelity") is writing the lyrics, and Jeff Whitty ("Avenue Q") pens the book. A workshop was held Sept. 13–Oct. 3, 2010, in NYC. A production ran Jan. 15–Feb. 20 at Atlanta's Alliance Theatre. National tour begins Oct. 30 in Los Angeles. N.Y./L.A. casting: Rachel Hoffman, Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th floor, NYC 10036. Last EPA for national tour: April 26. Last Equity chorus call for singers for national tour: April 27. Last Equity chorus call for dancers for national tour: April 19. Last open call for dancers and cheerleaders: May 22, 2010. Last Equity chorus call in L.A. for dancers: March 1, 2010. Last Equity chorus call in L.A. for singers: Feb. 28, 2010.

A Chorus Line, the classic 1975 musical conceived by Michael Bennett. Casting: Jay Binder Casting, 321 W. 44th St., Ste. 606, NYC 10036. Last EPA for principal dancers: Oct. 8, 2009.

The Color Purple, a musical based on Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize–winning novel and the film version by Steven Spielberg, with book by Marsha Norman and music and lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, and Stephen Bray. Oprah Winfrey is one of the producers. Directed by Gary Griffin. Choreographed by Donald Byrd. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th floor, NYC 10036.

Grease, the landmark musical smash about the 1950s, by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, with additional songs from the hit 1978 film interpolated. Directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall. Casting: Sara Schatz, Jay Binder Casting, 321 W. 44th St., Ste. 606, NYC 10036. Last EPA: Sept. 30, 2009. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: Oct. 5, 2009. Last Equity chorus call for singers: Oct. 6, 2009.

Hair, a revival of the 1968 rock musical, first presented in summer 2008 at the Delacorte Theater. Casting: Heidi Griffiths and Jordan Thaler, Public Theater, 425 Lafayette St., NYC 10003. Closed on Broadway June 27, 2010. National tour opened in New Haven, Conn., on Oct. 21, 2010. This production will be returning to Broadway for a 10-week stint, July 5–Sept. 10, at the St. James Theatre, 246 W. 44th St., NYC. Last EPA: Aug. 10, 2010. Last open call for principals: Jan. 21, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for singers: April 22. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: April 21. Last open call in Los Angeles: Dec. 10, 2009.

In the Heights, a musical about a Hispanic neighborhood in Upper Manhattan. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th floor, NYC 10036. Last EPA for national tour: Sept. 28, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: Jan. 4. Last Equity chorus call for singers: Jan. 11. Last open call for singers: Aug. 8, 2007. Last open call for dancers: Oct. 28, 2008.

La Cage aux Folles, a revival of the 1983 musical by Jerry Herman and Harvey Fierstein. Casting: Duncan Stewart, National Artists Management Company, 165 W. 46th St., Ste. 1202, NYC 10036. National tour starts in October. Last EPA: March 24. Last Equity chorus call for singers: May 12. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: May 13.

Legally Blonde, a musical based on the hit film, with book by Heather Hach and music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin. Jerry Mitchell directs and choreographs. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th floor, NYC 10036. Last EPA: Sept. 24, 2009. Last Equity chorus call for singers: March 11, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: March 12, 2010.

Les Misérables, the 25th-anniversary tour of the musical version of Victor Hugo's classic novel. Performances began at the Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn, N.J., on Nov. 19, 2010. Tour began Jan. 4. Casting: Tara Rubin Casting, 570 Seventh Ave., Ste. 401, NYC 10018. Last EPA: April 23, 2010. Last Equity chorus calls for singers: April 26 and 27, 2010. Last Equity audition for the role of Gavroche (young boy): Sept. 25, 2010.

Next to Normal, a musical about a family dealing with the mother's depression. Book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey, music by Tom Kitt. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th floor, NYC 10036. National tour opened Nov. 23, 2010, in Los Angeles. Last EPA: March 29, 2010. Last EPAs for national tour: May 11 and 13, 2010.

Shrek: The Musical, a musical version of the 2001 animated film, with book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire and music by Jeanine Tesori. National tour began in July 2010 at the Cadillac Theatre in Chicago. Casting: Tara Rubin Casting, 570 Seventh Ave., Ste. 401, NYC 10018. Last EPAs: Oct. 14, 15, and 19, 2009. Last Equity chorus call for singers: Nov. 30, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: Nov. 29, 2010.

South Pacific, a revival of the 1949 Rodgers and Hammerstein classic, from Lincoln Center Theater. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th floor, NYC 10036. The national tour opened in San Francisco in September 2009. Last EPA: Oct. 5, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for male dancers: Jan. 31. Last Equity chorus call for male singers: Jan. 31.

Spring Awakening, the Tony-winning musical version of Frank Wedekind's classic play, with book and lyrics by Steven Sater and music by Duncan Sheik. Directed by Michael Mayer. Choreographed by Bill T. Jones. Casting: Jim Carnahan Casting, 231 W. 39th St., Ste. 1200, NYC 10018. Last EPA: Aug. 17, 2009. Last Equity chorus call for singers: Feb. 19, 2010.

West Side Story, a revival of the classic 1957 musical updating "Romeo and Juliet" to the gang-ridden streets of New York. Arthur Laurents, author of the book, directs. Joey McKneely re-creates Jerome Robbins' original choreography. Casting: Stuart Howard Associates, 207 W. 25th St., Ste. 601, NYC 10001. Last EPA: Dec. 9, 2009. Last Equity principal dancer auditions: March 18 and 20, 2008. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: Oct. 12, 2010. Last EPA for the first national tour: March 18, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for dancers for the first national tour: July 30, 2010.

Young Frankenstein, a musical based on Mel Brooks' 1974 film comedy. Casting: Tara Rubin Casting, 570 Seventh Ave., Ste. 401, NYC 10018. Last EPAs: June 1, 2, and 3, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: June 7, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for singers: June 4, 2010.

Broadway: Workshops, In Development, Etc.

After the Dance, a revival of Terence Rattigan's 1939 play about dissolute young men about to be shaken up by World War II. The New York Post reports that a 2009 National Theatre production will transfer from London to Broadway, with Benedict Cumberbatch in the lead. Target opening: fall 2011.

Allegiance, a new musical by Jay Kuo (book, music, lyrics) and Lorenzo Thione (book) about a Japanese-American family held in an internment camp during World War II. A private reading in New York City with Lea Salonga, George Takei, and Telly Leung is scheduled for July 27–28. The Old Globe Theatre in San Diego is planning a production for 2012. Target Broadway opening: 2012-13.

American Psycho, a musical version of Bret Easton Ellis' novel about a Wall Street banker who is also a psychopathic killer. Duncan Sheik ("Spring Awakening") is writing the score, and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa will do the book.

Beauty, a new musical that uses the Grimm fairy tale "Sleeping Beauty" as a jumping-off point. Regina Spektor will compose the music, and Tina Landau will direct and write the book. Target opening: 2011-12.

Berry Gordy Project, a musical based on the life of the Motown mogul. The New York Post reports that the show is in development and will employ Motown hits for the score.

Betty Boop, a musical based on the 1930s cartoon character, featuring a score by Grammy winner David Foster and a book by Sally Robinson and Oscar Williams. Target opening: 2010-11 season.

Blazing Saddles, a musical version of Mel Brooks' 1974 film spoof of westerns. Brooks recently told The Canadian Press he is working on the score.

Bonnie & Clyde, a musical based on the lives of the famous criminal couple of the 1930s. Frank Wildhorn ("The Scarlet Pimpernel," "Jekyll & Hyde") is composing the music, Don Black ("Sunset Boulevard") is the lyricist, and Ivan Menchell is writing the book. A production played La Jolla Playhouse, Nov. 10–Dec. 20, 2009. A new production played the Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota, Fla., Nov. 12–Dec. 19, 2010. Not to be confused with another musical about the same couple, listed below. Casting: Justin Huff, Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th floor, NYC 10036. Last Equity chorus call for singers for the La Jolla production: June 23, 2009.

Bonnie and Clyde: A Folktale, a musical based on the lives of the famous criminal couple of the 1930s. The book is by Hunter Foster and the score is by Rick Crom. A reading starring Sutton Foster, Will Swenson, Marc Kudisch, Debra Monk, and Christopher Sieber was held June 16, 2009, in Manhattan.

The Boys of Summer, a new play based on Roger Kahn's 1971 best-selling book about the Brooklyn Dodgers. Target opening: 2012.

BricktopQueen of the Night, a new musical based on the life of Ada "Bricktop" Smith, a café owner and singer in the 1920s. Chuck Seffan is writing the lyrics and Ron Abel the music. Fantasia Barrino and Whoopi Goldberg have been mentioned for the lead. The Daily News reports George Lucas' Industrial Light and Magic might become involved.

Bruce Lee: Journey to the West, a new musical based on the life of the actor and martial artist. David Yazbek ("Dirty Rotten Scoundrels," "The Full Monty") is composing the music, and David Henry Hwang ("Aida," "Yellow Face") is writing the book and lyrics. Bartlett Sher ("South Pacific") will direct. Casting: Tara Rubin Casting, 570 Seventh Ave., Ste. 401, NYC 10018. Target opening: 2010-11 season. Last EPA: Feb. 19, 2009. Last EPA in Los Angeles for the roles of Bruce and Young Bruce: March 19, 2009.

Bubbling Brown Sugar, a revival of the 1976 revue of African-American song and dance, with a new book by Michael Hulett. Target opening: 2011.

Busker Alley, a musical based on the 1938 film "St. Martin's Lane." Jim Dale is slated to star and Tony Walton to direct. The show was originally scheduled to open on Broadway in 1995, but star Tommy Tune broke his foot, and the production closed out of town.

Dances With Wolves, a musical version of the 1986 novel by Michael Blake, which served as the basis for the Oscar-winning 1990 film. Producer Matt Murphy ("Memphis") has acquired the stage rights.

Death of a Salesman, a revival of Arthur Miller's classic 1949 play. The New York Post reports that Philip Seymour Hoffman is interested in playing Willy Loman and that Mike Nichols will direct. Target opening: 2011.

Death Takes a Holiday, a musical based on the 1929 play about the figure of death assuming human form and falling in love with a young woman. Maury Yeston is writing the score, and Thomas Meehan is reworking the late Peter Stone's book. Roundabout Theatre Company staged a workshop with Brian Stokes Mitchell in the lead.

Dumbo, a stage version of the 1941 animated film. The New York Post reports that Disney is in talks with directors to bring it to Broadway. No dates or creative team as of yet.

Enter Laughing: The Musical, a reworked revival of the 1976 musical "So Long, 174th Street," based on the play "Enter Laughing" by Joseph Stein, which was in turn based on Carl Reiner's memoir of the same name. This production was a hit Off-Broadway at the York Theatre Company during the 2008-09 season. Target opening: 2010-11.

A Few Good Men, a revival of Aaron Sorkin's 1989 play about a military trial. According to The New York Times, producer Ken Davenport and director David Esbjornson are seeking a star for the lead role. Target opening: 2010-11 season.

Finding Neverland, a musical based on the 2004 film about J.M. Barrie, the playwright who created Peter Pan. The book is by Allan Knee, author of the play upon which the film was based, and the score is by composer Scott Frankel and lyricist Michael Korie ("Grey Gardens"). A reading was held in January 2009 with Christian Borle, Kate Baldwin, and Katie Holmes, directed by Rob Ashford. A reading of a later draft was held June 5, 2009, in Manhattan, also starring Christian Borle. Harvey Weinstein will produce.

The First Wives Club, a musical based on the 1996 film comedy, featuring a score by pop songwriters Eddie Holland, Lamont Dozier, and Brian Holland and a book by Rupert Holmes. A pre-Broadway tryout directed by Francesca Zambello played San Diego's Old Globe Theatre in summer 2009. Zambello has since left the project and a new director is being sought. Casting: Tara Rubin Casting, 570 Seventh Ave., Ste. 401, NYC 10018. Last EPA for the Old Globe production: Dec. 15, 2008. Last Equity chorus call for singers for the Old Globe production: Nov. 21, 2008.

First You Dream, a revue of songs by John Kander and Fred Ebb, which premiered at the Signature Theatre in Arlington, Va., in September 2009. According to Bloomberg.com, producer Jeffrey Richards is in talks to move it to Broadway during the 2010-11 season.

Flare Path, a revival of Terence Rattigan's 1942 play about Royal Air Force pilots. The New York Post reports that producers are interested in transferring a London production, starring Sienna Miller and directed by Trevor Nunn, to Broadway.

Funny Girl, a revival of the 1964 Jule Styne–Bob Merrill–Isobel Lennart musical based on the early life of entertainer Fanny Brice. Bartlett Sher ("South Pacific") will direct. The production will run Jan. 15–Feb. 26, 2012, at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. Target Broadway opening: 2012. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th floor, NYC 10036. Last EPA in Los Angeles: April 9.

Get Happy: The Life of Judy Garland, a musical based on the Gerald Clarke biography of the legendary star. The Weinstein Co. has acquired the rights for both a stage and a screen version to star Anne Hathaway ("Rachel Getting Married," "The Devil Wears Prada," Encores! concert presentation of "Carnival"). No dates or creative team have been announced.

Golden Boy, a revival of the 1964 musical based on Clifford Odets' play of the same name. The New York Post reports that Usher is in negotiations to play the lead.

The Great Game, a new play by D. Tucker Smith set in 1870. Described as a romantic adventure rife with danger, espionage, and unexpected love. Sheryl Kaller ("Next Fall") directs. Target opening: 2011-12 season.

Hazel, a new musical inspired by the character created by cartoonist Ted Key, with music by Ron Abel, lyrics by Chuck Steffan, and book by Lissa Levin. Target opening: 2011.

Hedwig and the Angry Inch, a revival of the 1998 Off-Broadway musical by John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask about a transgender rock singer. The New York Post reports that Mitchell will reprise the title role and there will be some updates to the script. Target Broadway opening: 2010-11 season.

Houdini, a musical based on the life of the escape artist, with music by Oscar and Grammy winner Danny Elfman, lyrics by David Yazbek ("The Full Monty," "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels"), and book by Kurt Andersen (the novels "Heyday" and "Turn of the Century"). Hugh Jackman will star. Directed by Jack O'Brien ("Hairspray"). Original target opening: spring 2010. No new dates announced.

The Hudsucker Proxy, a musical version of the 1994 film by Joel and Ethan Coen about a mailroom employee who becomes the CEO of a large corporation. Glenn Slater ("The Little Mermaid") is writing the book and lyrics. Stephen Weiner is composing the music.

Josephine, a musical based on the life of Josephine Baker, the African-American performer who became a star in Paris in the 1920s. The New York Times reports that Deborah Cox ("Aida") will star. Joey McKneely will direct. Steve Dorff is the composer, and John Bettis will write the lyrics. Ellen Weston and Mark Hampton will write the book. A laboratory production is scheduled for May 16–June 5. Casting: SH Entertainment, 151 W. 26th St., 7th floor, NYC 10001. Last EPA for lab production: Jan. 10. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: Jan. 12. Last Equity chorus call for male dancers: May 2.

King KongLive on Stage, a musical based on the classic 1933 film. It's the latest project of Global Creatures, the Australian production company behind "Walking With Dinosaurs—The Arena Spectacular." Directed by Daniel Kramer and written by Craig Lucas ("Prelude to a Kiss"), with Grammy nominee Darius de Vries writing new songs and arranging tunes from the Depression era. No dates announced.

Kinky Boots, a musical version of the 2005 film comedy about a British drag queen. Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig have acquired the rights, and Jerry Mitchell ("Legally Blonde," "Cry-Baby") is in talks to direct. No writing team is yet in place.

Leap of Faith, a musical version of the 1992 film about a con artist posing as an evangelist, featuring music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Glenn Slater, and book by Janus Cercone, author of the original screenplay. Rob Ashford has replaced Taylor Hackford as director. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th floor, NYC 10036. A backers' audition with Raúl Esparza, Sutton Foster, and Kendra Kassebaum was held in January 2010 in Manhattan. A production played the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, Sept. 5–Oct. 17, 2010. Last EPA for Ahmanson production: Feb. 19, 2010. Last Equity chorus call in New York for singers for Ahmanson production: Feb. 22, 2010. Last Equity chorus call in New York for dancers for Ahmanson production: Feb. 21, 2010. Last Equity chorus call in L.A. for singers for Ahmanson production: Feb. 14, 2010. Last Equity chorus call in L.A. for dancers for Ahmanson production: Feb. 14, 2010.

Like Water for Chocolate, a musical based on Laura Esquivel's novel and the 1992 film version, about love and food in a Mexican family. Quiara Alegría Hudes ("In the Heights") is writing the book. The score is by Lila Downs and Paul Cohen. A production is planned for Arena Stage in Washington, D.C., Sept. 9–Oct. 30. The Arena Stage press release states there are plans to move it to Broadway.

Love Never Dies, a sequel to "The Phantom of the Opera," set in New York in 1907. Andrew Lloyd Webber is the composer and Glenn Slater is the lyricist. Book is by Ben Elton, Slater, and Lloyd Webber. Jack O'Brien directs. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th floor, NYC 10036. Opened in London on March 9, 2010. Plans for a Broadway opening in spring 2011 have been indefinitely postponed. Last EPAs: March 30, 31, and April 1, 2009. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: April 2, 2009. Last Equity chorus call for singers: April 6, 2009. Last open audition for the role of Gustave: May 1, 2009.

Magic/Bird, a new play by Eric Simonson ("Lombardi") about Basketball Hall of Famers Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Larry Bird. The play will be produced in association with the National Basketball Association, and Johnson and Bird will consult on the script. Target opening: 2012.

The Man in the Ceiling, a musical version of Jules Feiffer's children's book, will have a script by Feiffer and a score by Andrew Lippa. Disney Theatricals is producing. The show is currently being written.

Mandela Project, a musical based on the upcoming memoir of Zindzi Mandela, daughter of Nelson and Winnie Mandela, about the South African struggle against apartheid. The creative team is TBA.

The Nutty Professor, a musical version of the 1963 film comedy starring Jerry Lewis as a nerdy academic who transforms into a swinging lounge lizard. Lewis will direct. Marvin Hamlisch ("A Chorus Line") is composing the music and Rupert Holmes ("The Mystery of Edwin Drood") is writing the book and lyrics. Target opening: 2010-11.

Over Here!, a revival of the 1974 musical, set during World War II. Tony Stevens will direct and choreograph. Richard and Robert Sherman, who wrote the songs, and Will Holt, who wrote the book, are participating in revising the show.

Paradise Found, a new musical based on Joseph Roth's 1939 novel "The Tale of the 1,002nd Night," set in 1870s Vienna, with book by Richard Nelson, music by Johann Strauss II (as adapted by Jonathan Tunick), and lyrics by Ellen Fitzhugh. Harold Prince and Susan Stroman will co-direct. A production at London's Menier Chocolate Factory ran May 19–June 26, 2010, and featured Mandy Patinkin, John McMartin, Judy Kaye, Shuler Hensley, Kate Baldwin, and George Lee Andrews.

Pippin, a revival of the 1972 musical by Stephen Schwartz and Roger O. Hirson about a medieval prince seeking fulfillment. Diane Paulus directs. A reading was held in November with Gavin Creel, Natalie Cortez, Jayne Houdyshell, Tracie Thoms, and the Montreal acrobatic troupe Les Sept Doigts. A New York workshop will be followed by a pre-Broadway run at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Mass., where Paulus is artistic director. Target Broadway opening: 2012-13 season.

Poor Behavior, a new play by Theresa Rebeck about two couples spending a tense weekend in the country. Sigourney Weaver, Kevin Kline, Dylan Baker, and Laila Robbins participated in a reading in April 2010. The New York Post reports that Doug Hughes will direct.

Private Lives, a revival of Noël Coward's 1930 comedy about a divorced couple reuniting. Kim Cattrall, who will star, told Back Stage that the production will come to Broadway after a London run.

Queen of the Stardust Ballroom, a reworked version of the 1978 musical "Ballroom." Jerome Kass, who wrote the original book based on his teleplay, is rewriting the book. Jerry Mitchell is director-choreographer. The score, by composer Billy Goldenberg and lyricists Alan and Marilyn Bergman, will be augmented by new songs by Marvin Hamlisch. A reading held in spring 2010 featured Tyne Daly, Keith Carradine, Lucie Arnaz, Rondi Reed, and Julia Murney. A new reading was held Nov. 8–19, 2010. Casting: Telsey + Company/Justin Huff, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th floor, NYC 10036. Last EPA for November reading: Oct. 13, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: Oct. 14, 2010.

Rebecca, a musical version of Daphne du Maurier's suspense novel, with book and lyrics by Michael Kunze and music by Sylvester Levay. The New York Post reports that Michael Blakemore will direct and there are plans to open on Broadway in the fall of 2011.

The Red Rose Girls, a new musical about four women artists living in turn-of-the-century Philadelphia. Jeff Blumenkrantz is writing the music and lyrics, and the book is by Alice A. Carter. Target opening: 2011-12 season.

Robin and the 7 Hoods, a stage version of the 1964 film musical about Chicago gangsters. The score will feature songs by Sammy Cahn and James Van Heusen, drawn from those written for the film and other sources. Casey Nicholaw ("The Drowsy Chaperone") directs and choreographs. Rupert Holmes ("The Mystery of Edwin Drood," "The First Wives Club") will write the book. A production ran July 14–Aug. 22, 2010, at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego. Casting: Tara Rubin Casting, 570 Seventh Ave., Ste. 401, NYC 10018. Last EPA for the Old Globe production: Feb. 24, 2010. Last Equity chorus call for dancers for the Old Globe production: Feb. 22, 2010. Last Equity call for singers for the Old Globe production: Feb. 23, 2010.

Rocky, a musical version of the 1976 film. Thomas Meehan ("Annie," "The Producers," "Young Frankenstein") is writing the book, and lyricist Lynn Ahrens and composer Stephen Flaherty ("Once on This Island," "Ragtime," "The Glorious Ones") are working on the score.

Run DMC Project, a new musical about the rise of the popular rap group. Paula Wagner ("Mission: Impossible," "The Last Samurai") is producing.

Secondhand Lions, a musical version of the 2003 film about a shy boy spending the summer with his eccentric uncles in Texas. The book is by Rupert Holmes ("The Mystery of Edwin Drood"), and the score is by Michael Weiner and Alan Zachary. Matt August is directing.

Seminar, a new play by Theresa Rebeck about four young writers and their belligerent coach. The New York Post reports that Alec Baldwin is interested in starring and that Scott Ellis will direct.

Sleepless in Seattle, a musical version of the 1993 romantic film comedy. Jeff Arch, co-author of the original screenplay, will write the book. Michelle Citrin, Michael Garin, and Josh Nelson will collaborate on the score. Joel Zwick ("My Big Fat Greek Wedding") will direct. A production will play at the Pasadena Playhouse June 12–July 15.

A Star Is Born, a musical stage version of the 1954 film about a rising Hollywood actor and her alcoholic has-been husband. According to the New York Post, Kevin Spacey is in talks to play the male lead; Michael John LaChiusa is the musical supervisor and is adapting the screenplay. Jonathan Butterell directs. The score will feature the Harold Arlen–Ira Gershwin songs from the film. A workshop is planned for London's Old Vic Theatre.

Stories About McAlary, a new play by Nora Ephron about newspaper columnist Mike McAlary. Hugh Jackman, Sarah Paulson, and Richard Kind participated in a 2010 reading directed by Mike Nichols.

A Streetcar Named Desire, a revival of Tennessee Williams' classic 1947 drama. According to The New York Times, producer Stephen C. Byrd plans to mount a production with a multiracial cast for spring 2011.

NEW Strictly Ballroom, a stage musical version of the 1992 film by Baz Luhrmann. The world premiere is planned for the Lyric Theatre in Sydney, Australia, in September 2013.

Summer Stock, a stage version of the 1950 movie musical about a Connecticut farm owner who allows a show to try out in her barn. The book is by Sam Scalamoni and Jeffrey Haddow, with new songs by composer Thomas Tierney and lyricists Tierney and Haddow. Four songs from the movie will be used. An invited industry showcase was held Aug. 6 and 7, 2009, in Manhattan.

Sweet Bird of Youth, a revival of Tennessee Williams' 1959 play about an aging movie star and an ambitious hustler. James Franco told MTV news that he and Nicole Kidman will star. David Cromer will direct. Target opening: fall 2011.

Tales of the City, a musical based on Armistead Maupin's series of novels about San Francisco in the 1970s. Jeff Whitty ("Avenue Q") is writing the book, and the score will be by Jason Sellard and John Garden of the band Scissor Sisters. Jason Moore ("Avenue Q") directs. A reading was presented July 4–11, 2009, at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center as part of its Musical Theater Conference. A full production will play San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater May 19–July 10. Casting: David Caparelliotis, MelCap Casting, 260 W. 44th St., NYC. A call for Equity submissions for the role of Dede was posted Jan. 28.

A Time to Kill, a stage adaptation by Rupert Holmes of John Grisham's novel. Now playing at Arena Stage in Washington, D.C., through June 19, prior to a Broadway run.

White Noise, a musical about real-life "Nazi folk twins" Lynx and Lamb Gaede of the band Prussian Blue. Whoopi Goldberg is attached as a producer. A reading was held in Manhattan on Dec. 14, 2009. A new reading was held Sept. 13–25, 2010. The world premiere was presented in New Orleans in summer 2009. A production is running April 9–June 5 at Chicago's Royal George Theatre. Sergio Trujillo directs. Casting: Telsey + Company, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th floor, NYC 10036. Last EPA for the September reading: Aug. 16, 2010.

Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, a new musical based on the book by Roald Dahl and the 1971 and 2005 film versions. David Greig writes the book and Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman ("Hairspray") will write the songs. Sam Mendes is producing and may direct.

Woodstock Project, an as-yet-untitled musical about the historic 1969 rock concert, utilizing elements of Michael Lang's book "The Road to Woodstock." Original target opening: 2010-11.

Zorba, a revival of the 1968 musical based on the novel by Nikos Kazantzakis and the 1964 film. Antonio Banderas is reportedly interested in playing the lead, and David Leveaux will direct.

Off-Broadway: Commercial Productions

Avenue Q, a musical featuring live actors and puppets. Casting: Cindy Tolan Casting, 145 Sixth Ave., 7th floor, NYC 10013. New World Stages, 340 W. 50th St., NYC. Opened on Broadway on July 31, 2003. Off-Broadway performances began Oct. 9, 2009. Last EPA: June 25, 2010. Last open call: Feb. 29, 2008. Last Equity chorus call: June 13, 2008.

Blue Man Group, a performance-art piece with a cast of three. Casting: Blue Man Productions, 599 Broadway, 5th floor, NYC 10012. Astor Place Theatre, 434 Lafayette St., NYC. Opened Nov. 11, 1991.

The Fantasticks, a return engagement of the recent revival of the long-running 1960 musical. Casting: Terzetto LLC, c/o 1627 Broadway, NYC 10019. Snapple Theatre Center, 1627 Broadway, NYC. Performances resumed June 16, 2008. Last EPAs: May 26, 27, and 28, 2008. Last call for pix and résumés for the roles of Matt, Luisa, and the Mute: Feb. 12, 2009.

Love, Loss, and What I Wore, Nora and Delia Ephron's play with an all-female cast, based on the book by Ilene Beckerman. Casting: Tara Rubin Casting, 570 Seventh Ave., Ste. 401, NYC 10018. Westside Theatre, 407 W. 43rd St., NYC. Opened Oct. 1, 2009. Last EPA: Dec. 20, 2010.

Naked Boys Singing, an all-male revue featuring nudity. Casting: Martian Entertainment, Attn: Casting, 165 W. 46th St., Ste. 1312, NYC 10036. New World Stages, 340 W. 50th St., NYC. Opened July 22, 1999. Last EPAs: Aug. 12, 2010.

Perfect Crime, the longest-running play in Off-Broadway history. Casting: Catherine Russell, 1627 Broadway, NYC 10019. Snapple Theatre Center, 1627 Broadway, NYC. Opened April 18, 1987. Last EPA: July 1, 2010. Last call for Equity pictures and résumés: Aug. 26, 2010.

Rent, a revival of the 1996 musical by Jonathan Larson. Casting: Telsey + Company/Bethany Knox, 311 W. 43rd St., 10th floor, NYC 10036. Rehearsals begin June 7. Performances begin July 14 at New World Stages, 340 W. 50th St., NYC. Opens Aug. 11. Last EPAs: March 14, 16, and 21. Last Equity chorus call for singers: March 15. Last Equity chorus call for dancers: March 17. Last open call for ensemble singers: March 18.

Stomp, a percussion performance-art piece. Casting: Vince Liebhart, 70A Greenwich Ave., #102, NYC 10011. Orpheum Theatre, 126 Second Ave., NYC. Opened Feb. 27, 1994. Last open call: April 25.

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