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    10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Shubert Theatre

    In honor of the publication of “The Untold Stories of Broadway, Volume 2,” we asked theater historian (and one of Backstage’s future power players of Broadway) Jennifer Ashley Tepper to share some of the stories she learned about the famed, 101-year-old Shubert.

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    12 Great Children’s Theaters Across the U.S.

    Whether a healthy hobby or the beginning of a wonderful career, children’s theater is alive and well. Here are some amazing companies that nurture young performers all over the country!

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    Winners of the 5th Annual United Solo Fest

    United Solo Festival celebrated the completion of its longest festival to date Nov. 23 with its award ceremony. Running 10 weeks, from Sept. 18–Nov. 23, the festival played host to 130 productions in its fifth year.

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    5 Auditions You Don’t Want to Miss

    It’s never a bad idea to go on more auditions. Here are five from this week, including some for theater, television, film, and avant-garde spirituality-based performances, that might peak your interest!

  • Interview

    7 Insights (or ‘Frank-isms’) From Frank Wildhorn

    The famed composer-songwriter-playwright (“Jekyll & Hyde,” “Bonnie & Clyde”) offers advice in every word he speaks and chats about the upcoming celebration of his work at 54 Below.

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    The 4 Plays in NYC's 31st Annual DirectorFest

    The Drama League’s famed festival offers a glimpse of the future of American theater with four new one-acts Dec. 13–16 at TBG Theatre.

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    6 Casting Notices to Keep You Busy This Weekend

    During some down time this weekend, check out some of our casting notices to keep yourself busy and working! Here are six auditions from New York to Los Angeles and beyond that will keep you loose and limber in the audition room.

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    10 Questions With...Tracee Chimo

    The “Lips Together, Teeth Apart” star tells Backstage about talking her way into an Equity card, how dance informs her acting, and what may be the single worst audition horror story ever.

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    TCG Holds Annual Gala

    Theatre Communications Group (TCG) celebrated its annual gala on Monday, Nov. 10 at 583 Park Avenue in Manhattan with guests including Jessica Hecht, Jules Fisher, Lynn Nottage, Eric Bogosian, Joseph Benincasa, and many others.

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    N.Y. Deaf Theatre’s Robert DeMayo’s Prep Process

    Taking on the lead role in “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” DeMayo speaks on the unlikely place he drew from to prepare for the role, the challenges of working a show catering to both deaf and hearing audiences, and being an actor in NYC.