Do You Have a Game Plan for Printing Sides at the Last Minute?

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Printing sides last minute? 
Is there a place to print sides off last minute in the city?” —roundincircles

Credit a name change?
“Hey there, Backstage community!

“I made the decision to change my last name after three decades of performing and being cast as “Chrissy Hogue.” What, if anything, do I need to do on my résumé or acting sites to note this change? Also, I have one credit on IMDb that I've owned as “Chrissy Hogue” but cannot figure a way to update to my new name “Chrissy Bartels.” Any help or assistance is greatly appreciated. Please let me know if I can help in return!” —ChrissyBartels

How to spot a scam?
How exactly do you know if a listing on Backstage or other casting sites are scams? for example, I was just approached by a group called Yawis Productions. Has anyone heard of them? They have a website but it seems a little sparse. Advice would be appreciated.” —AerialChick11

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