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    PRODUCTION CHARTS

    Note: The following listings are NOT CASTING NOTICES but instead reflect the best general information available about current casting assignments. Do your homework and use them wisely; blind mass mailings are not recommended.

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    Orgasms: The Play

    Soho Playhouse

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    Picture If You Will

    Is it getting harder for you to memorize lines? You'd think that the more you practice a technique, the easier it becomes. But for most of us, as we age, our memories deteriorate. Memorization—once the least of our problems when approaching a new role—is increasingly a challenge ...

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    Rachel McLaughlan... Got the Part

    Rachel McLaughlan dove into her routine of looking through casting notices in Back Stage. She searched with mouse clicking online and pen circling in print.

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    Hot and Bothered

    Back in high school and college, summer generally meant sleeping in, going out, and hitting the beach instead of the books. But for dedicated actors, summer is the perfect time to pursue short term studies in any number of artistic disciplines.

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    Right Lies

    theatre theater

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    School Rumination, Get the Picture

    I see people my age on TV and in films and wonder if that could be me if I were in New York or L.A. Might it be more advantageous for me to get closer to the centers of the industry?

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    Pilot Season

    Back Stage lists major U.S. TV pilots that are currently casting or accepting submissions. On this page you'll find productions occurring in the greater Los Angeles area. Check for new listings every Thursday! (Website members only.)

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    Chris and Justin Medicine Show or Cowboy Loves His Mom

    The Thalia Theater @ Symphony Space

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    Send in the Crowds! How to Attract Audiences to Your Club Act

    After your mother and every person you've known since kindergarten has seen your show, it's time to find "real people" who will pay the cover and the minimum to see you.