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    Euripides’ Helen

    Playwrights’ Arena gives the rarely performed “Euripides’ Helen” the Hollywood treatment, with Rachel Sorsa and Maxwell Caulfield as a Spartan Nick and Nora, at the Getty Villa.

  • News

    Free Seminar: ‘Casting Off-Broadway: A How-To Guide’ Sept. 9 in NYC

    The Off Broadway Alliance presents a free panel discussion about casting Sept. 9 at the Snapple Theater Center in New York, featuring CD Cindi Rush, casting associate Kaitlin Shaw, producer Rich Affannato, and director Thomas Caruso.

  • Reviews

    Forbidden Broadway: Alive and Kicking!

    With “Forbidden Broadway: Alive and Kicking!,” creator, writer, and co-director Gerard Alessandrini returns after a three-year sabbatical sharper and funnier than ever.

  • News

    Open Casting Call Announced for Lead Role in Broadway-Bound ‘Matilda’ Musical

    The Olivier Award-winning musical, already a hit in London, opens on Broadway next spring. Auditions for the role of Matilda will be held Sept. 30 in New York City.

  • Advice

    Kiss and Don’t Tell?

    Michael Kostroff delves into the issue of audition respect—and the kiss-happy readers who don’t give it to you.

  • Reviews

    Auditions, Zoe’s Auditions Part 2

    Playwright-actor Suzanna Geraghty’s one-woman show “Auditions, Zoe’s Auditions Part 2,” at the Drilling Company Theater as part of the 1st Irish Festival, amusingly conveys the desperation of an aspiring actor.

  • News

    5 Famous Broadway Bio-Musicals

    “Chaplin” and “Scandalous: The Life and Trials of Aimee Semple McPherson” are just two in a long line of Broadway musical biographies about real people. Here are five (or so) more bio-musicals ranging from the sublime to the absurd.

  • News

    Children Take Center Stage in Three New Broadway Musicals This Season

    Among the musicals set to open on Broadway this season are "Annie," "A Christmas Story," and "Matilda," all of which star child actors in lead roles. CDs Stephanie Klapper and Patrick Goodwin discuss casting kids for these and other Broadway musicals.

  • Reviews

    Bird in the Hand

    Using flamingos in a Miami park to symbolize society’s malaise, Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas’ “Bird in the Hand,” from Fulcrum Theater, though idea heavy, is a witty, often moving show.

  • Reviews

    Normalcy

    Bennett Windheim’s “Normalcy,” from Theatre East, is a thoughtful, generally well-acted look at the subject of transracial adoption written in the mold of an Ibsen problem play.