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  • Advice

    Mobile Ticketing Breaks Out of Broadway

    Mobile ticketing app TodayTix is in the business of westward expansion and theater lovers will benefit on and Off-Broadway.

  • News

    Want to Learn How to Write a Musical?

    Need a crash course in writing a musical? Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) is holding the first portion of its three-part educational series beginning Oct. 25.

  • News

    3 NYC Theater-Makers Awarded ‘Genius Grant’

    Theater-makers Mimi Lien, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Basil Twist were among the 24 2015 MacArthur Fellowship (a.k.a. “genius grant”) recipients announced Sept. 29, by the MacArthur Foundation.

  • News

    7 Chances to Get an Audition!

    Check out these seven opportunities posted on Backstage this week! From sketch comedy and indie films, to theater and commercial work, there’s an audition for you!

  • Interview

    Nina Arianda Gets Passionate

    The Tony-winning star of “Venus in Fur” returns to the stage in the first-ever Broadway production of Sam Shepard’s iconic, bruising “Fool for Love,” opposite Sam Rockwell.

  • News

    The 6th Annual United Solo Fest Has Begun!

    Running now through Nov. 22 at NYC’s Theatre Row on 42nd street, the largest solo theater festival in the world features a whopping 150 productions from around the globe.

  • News

    9 Chances to Land an Audition

    Projects are casting all over the country and whether you’re a screen or stage actor looking for background work or a leading role in an Off-Off-Broadway production, Backstage casting notices have you covered. Check out these nine to see which you’d like to audition for!

  • Advice

    1 Tip on How to Find the Acting Class You Need

    Working Actor Anna Margaret Hollyman knows how invigorating the right acting teacher can be—but she also knows that sometimes actors can be taken advantage of by unscrupulous people.

  • Advice

    The Inspiring Story Behind ‘Couriers and Contrabands’

    Director and co-developer Kareem Fahmy discusses the development and casting of the new Civil War spy thriller “Couriers and Contrabands,” by Victor Lesniewski, running Sept. 5–26 at the Barrow Group Theatre in NYC.

  • News

    11 Longest-Running Broadway Shows

    "Mamma Mia!" ran for 14 years before closing last weekend; do you know which other Broadway shows have enjoyed similarly impressive runs?