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  • Interview

    9 Questions With...Max von Essen

    With Broadway’s “An American in Paris” stretching and challenging him nightly, Max von Essen shares his audition philosophy, his embarrassing survival job, and his frightening experience with Alice Ripley.

  • News

    Bring Your Poker Face to Roundabout’s Casino Night

    Featuring the likes of Bobby Cannavale, Jennifer Tilly, and Andy Karl, Roundabout Theatre Company’s May 11 fundraising effort is definitely not your typical gala.

  • News

    8 Great Playwrights Who Write for Television

    Do you know the writers behind your favorite TV programs? Just like actors, many great playwrights split their time between theater and television. Here are eight well-known contemporary playwrights and the hit TV shows on which they’ve worked!

  • News

    Martha Plimpton’s A is For Rocks ‘Broadway Acts for Women’ at 54 Below

    Patti LuPone, Lena Hall, Tonya Pinkins, and Jesse Tyler Ferguson were among the performers raising over $40,000 for women’s reproductive rights on May 3.

  • News

    7 Chances to Get Cast

    Look into these seven opportunities to audition so you can book a job and have a reason to drink celebratory margaritas on Cinco de Mayo!

  • Advice

    Why Theater in Schools Is Important

    Backstage chats with the Educational Theatre Association’s executive director Julie Woffington about getting theater into school programs, how the organization supports teachers and students alike, and the new program it has introduced to help high-poverty areas practice theater.

  • News

    1 Way to Stay Creative Between Gigs

    Opening Act offers students in NYC’s lowest-performing schools the ability to create their own theater and acquire skills through improv, acting, and playwriting. A benefit was held April 21 to raise funds for programming.

  • News

    Are You an NYC Teen Actor Looking For a New Opportunity?

    MCC Theater’s Youth Company offers yearlong mentorship programs for playwriting and acting.

  • Interview

    6 Actorly Tips from Broadway’s Jason Danieley

    The stage and concert star, who appears in the long-awaited Broadway staging of Kander and Ebb’s musical “The Visit,” shares juicy insider tips on getting into character, taking an audience’s temperature, and playing to your strengths.

  • News

    And the 69th Annual Tony Award Nominees Are...

    Mary-Louise Parker and Bruce Willis announced today the best of Broadway’s 2014–15 season, including “Fun Home,” “The King and I,” “Hand to God,” and “You Can’t Take It With You.”