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  • 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.

  • News

    L.A. Theater Casting Roundup

    Southland theaters including the Storybook Theatre at Theatre West, Colony Theatre, Center Theatre Group, Latino Theater Company, Eclectic Company Theatre, Open Fist, Theatre of Note, and more are filling their fall rosters.

  • Advice

    Watching My Words Come to Life

    Michelle Clunie, star of TV's "Queer as Folk" and "Make It or Break It," on the satisfaction of writing her own work, seeing actors bring her words to life on stage, and performing her own pieces. Clunie's new play, "Us," is now running in New York.

  • Advice

    5 Ways to Promote Your Play or Solo Show Through Facebook

    Here are five tips to market yourself using social media, and ensure that you get some of your Facebook followers to come out from behind their computer screens and join the audience at your live shows.

  • News

    David Lindsay-Abaire and Naomi Wallace Win 2012 Horton Foote Prize

    The 2012 Horton Foote Prize went to the plays "Good People" and "The Liquid Plain," it was announced Sept. 4.