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  • News

    6 Pieces of Must-Know Casting News

    Stay in the loop on industry and casting news with our weekly write-up on who’s been slated for recent film and television roles.

  • Interview

    Backstage Life With Beth Johnson Nicely in ‘Something Rotten!’

    The Tony-winning smash hit is still cracking up crowds at the St. James Theatre in New York City with its hilarious cast, including Tony winner Christian Borle, Brian d’Arcy James, and Brad Oscar. Ensemble member Beth Johnson Nicely took some photos backstage and in the wings during a recent ...

  • Interview

    Stark Sands Reports for Duty

    Stark Sands leaves Broadway behind to headline Fox's hotly anticipated drama "Minority Report"—but first he had to earn it.

  • 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?

  • News

    9 Gigs for Backstage Actors

    Established TV series, indie films, and theatrical performances are all casting from New York and Los Angeles, to Portland, Ore., and Atlanta, Ga. See if any are a good fit for you and your skills!

  • News

    3 Playwrights on Bringing Characters to Life

    The Whiting Foundation will hold a Q&A hosted by Tony-winning “Fun Home” writer Lisa Kron, featuring three New York City playwrights, as part of the Brooklyn Book Festival.

  • Interview

    CD Tara Rubin on What Makes a Successful Audition

    New York–based casting director Tara Rubin ("School of Rock") talks to Backstage about her casting past, what makes a good session, and what you should do to become a CD.

  • News

    The 16 Shows Coming to Broadway This Fall

    From musical revivals (“Fiddler on the Roof”! “The Color Purple”!) to new fare (“China Doll”! “King Charles III”!) here are the shows NYC theater fans can’t miss come autumn.

  • News

    7 Chances to Get Cast

    Here are seven opportunities—from short films and a Spanish-language series, to TV and theater—to showcase your audition skills all across the country. Check them out and see if any are right for you!

  • Advice

    5 Tips From Actors’ Equity Prez Kate Shindle

    The newly elected president of the Actors’ Equity Association is a working actor herself (“Jekyll & Hyde,” “Legally Blonde”) and tells Backstage about some of the upcoming changes and union news.