John Frank Levey, the go-to casting director for John Wells Productions, stepped out of his role as casting director to direct "Lake Anne" opening Sept. 20 at the Road Theater Company. Levey shares some insights the actor-director collaboration.
Guess what? Those tiny waiver houses doing great work? Casting directors are probably in the audience.
Local casting directors say there’s an easy way for Los Angeles actors to land theater roles this summer: Attend an open Equity casting call.
Tom Irwin talks about his role in "A Parallelogram" and shares how he juggles his film and television work with his work in the theater.
As 2013 commences, Backstage continues its tradition of eschewing a list of the top 10 shows of the past year in favor of a salute to actors. Not the “best,” not the “most,” not ranked in any order—simply performances so outstanding that Backstage’s reviewers wish to salute them.
“We have a huge pool of incredibly talented people here—singers, dancers, actors, musicians. Why do we do what I refer to as the genuflection to New York?” — Michael Donovan, Casting Director
Skip the beach and spend your summer networking at high-profile theater companies such as NYC’s Roundabout, L.A.’s Center Theatre Group, and Chicago’s Steppenwolf.
This world premiere musical about Japanese internment during World War II features George Takei and Lea Salonga in a cast of talented performers.
Ever since singer Sophie B. Hawkins broke through with her 1992 hit “Damn, I Wish I Was Your Lover,” fans and critics have been comparing her to the late Janis Joplin.
With the rights to regional productions of the classic musical now available, La Mirada’s upcoming mounting looks to cast local talent.