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    Master Class Blends Bard, Duke

    Director Roger Hendricks Simon is currently interviewing and selecting actors and directors for openings in his spring professional lab master class. Focusing on Shakespeare scenes and monologues, the class also includes voice, movement, improvisation, audition technique, and reading of contemporary new work with resident and guest writers and directors. Simon ...

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    Actorfest '98 Winners Announced

    Several hopeful actors walked away from Actorfest '98 as winners. Back Stage raffled free one-year subscriptions, tote bags, T-shirts, and caps on Sat., Oct. 24 at its annual event held at the Marriot Marquis Hotel in midtown Manhattan.

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    "JUBILEE!"

    Fluff LeCoque (assoc. prod.) will hold an open call for Jubilee!, a stage extravaganza. Dir. Tom Hansen. Performances run at the Jubilee Theatre, Bally's Las Vegas. There is pay.

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    "CATHARSIS"

    Sean Haeseler (prod./dir.) is accepting submissions for Catharsis, a 35mm film for Chapman University. Three-day shoot starts Mar. 2. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is some pay.

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    The following productions are seeking both SAG and

    The following productions are seeking both SAG and non-union submissions but have not necessarily filed with the union. Contracts listed reflect filmmakers' intentions, but "Back Stage West" accepts no responsibility for their failure to comply.

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    NYU Outlines Agenda for Restored Playhouse

    As the official reopening of Greenwich Village's historic Provincetown Playhouse nears, New York University, the owner of the building, has outlined a largely theatrical agenda for the 80-year-old

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    Union Zaps Disney/ABC On 42nd Street

    In the latest of a series of union protests centered around the refurbished and reactivated 42nd Street theatres, the National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians (NABET) held a rally opposite the New Amsterdam Theatre on Thurs., May 15, to deplore what they consider to be anti-union activity by ABC ...

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    'Late Night Catechism' To Add Spanish Language Perfomances

    "Late Nite Catechism," the Off-Broadway comedy smash now in its second year at the Theater at St. Luke's Church (308 West 46th Street) is setting its sights on expanding theatre-going audiences in New York