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    8 Upcoming Acting Opportunities

    Use the downtime between shifts at your survival job to look for some new audition opportunities! Here are eight projects seeking actors located all over the country including a pilot, films, and LEGOLAND!

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    Equity: L.A. Actors ‘Afraid’ to Back Minimum Wage

    Los Angeles members of the Actors’ Equity Association are “afraid” to openly support the union’s proposed minimum wage for 99-seat theater productions fearing retaliation from producers, according to Mary McColl, AEA’s executive director.

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    7 Chances to Get Cast

    Finish the week on a high note with these seven upcoming auditions for popular TV series, touring shows, and more!

  • News

    9 Chances to Get Cast

    With the holiday season upon us, it’s time to nail audition so you have something to talk about when Aunt Vera or Uncle Miguel ask how the acting is going! Here are nine from this past week on Backstage for you to consider!

  • News

    11 Theaters for Female Empowerment

    hese theaters promote the work of women young and old through new-play development, outreach, community engagement, and more.

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    18 Multicultural Theater Companies Across the U.S.

    As mainstream American theater adjusts to an ever-emerging melting pot of cultures, theaters across the country are placing inclusion at the forefront of their work. Here are 18 great examples of multicultural theater companies that raise up underrepresented artists of all kinds.

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    Fired Actor Gets Second Chance As 'Cat' Revived

    The Repertory East Playhouse production of “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” that was shuttered last Saturday when its lead actor was fired for confronting a heckler is getting a revival — although not all the original cast has signed on.

  • Interview

    Sophie B. Hawkins Channels Janis Joplin in New Musical 'Room 105'

    Ever since singer Sophie B. Hawkins broke through with her 1992 hit “Damn, I Wish I Was Your Lover,” fans and critics have been comparing her to the late Janis Joplin.

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    7 Places to See (and Perform) Solo Shows in NYC & L.A.

    While performers can often find a happy solo premiere at fringe festivals and smaller theater venues, here are seven New York and Los Angeles based groups dedicated exclusively to the development and performance of solo work!

  • News

    Equity Calls L.A.'s Minimum Wage Opposition 'Shocking'

    The Actors’ Equity Association unveiled backing from SEIU as a local politician threw his support behind the group opposing the union's minimum wage plan for intimate theater in Los Angeles.