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Thursday, June 9, 2011

Union Files 'Spider-Man' Claim on Taymor's Behalf by Daniel Holloway

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Society has filed an arbitration claim against the producers of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" on behalf of the Broadway musical's former director, …

SOURCE: Backstage at 01:47AM
Monday, May 23, 2011

Equity Elects New Council Members by Daniel Holloway

Actors' Equity Association has elected 14 new members to its National Council, the union announced Monday. The new council members won five-year terms.

SOURCE: Backstage at 12:38PM
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Equity Presents Asian-American Playwrights Fest by Daniel Holloway

On May 12 and 13 Actors' Equity Association will present a festival of short plays by Asian-American female playwrights. Asian-American theater company Leviathan Lab will co-present.

SOURCE: Backstage at 10:00AM
Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Neil Patrick Harris to Host Tony Awards by Daniel Holloway

Neil Patrick Harris is coming back for a Tony encore. The Emmy winner and star of CBS's "How I Met Your Mother" was announced today as the host of the 65th annual Tony Awards.

SOURCE: Backstage at 01:14AM
Monday, May 9, 2011

Critics' Circle Honors 'Good People,' 'Mormon' by Daniel Holloway

David Lindsay-Abaire’s “Good People” was named the best play of the 2010-2011 season by the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Monday night.

SOURCE: Backstage at 11:44AM
Wednesday, April 27, 2011

The Intiman's Closure is Blow for Actors and Staff by Daniel Holloway

Four productions were canceled when the Intiman board shut down the season. Three of those plays were fully cast.

SOURCE: Backstage at 07:30AM
Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Union: NYC Opera Strike a 'Virtual Certainty' by Daniel Holloway

The union representing singers and production personnel at NYC Opera has declared that a strike beginning April 30 "seems a virtual certainty" if no agreement is reached by April 29.

SOURCE: Backstage at 06:37AM
Thursday, April 7, 2011

SAG, AFTRA Move Forward on Merger by Daniel Holloway

The Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists have been courting each other for months. They are now ready to ask for permission to marry.

SOURCE: Backstage at 12:45PM

Plea Deal in L.A. Talent-Scam Case by Daniel Holloway

David Askayar pleads no contest to two counts of violating the Krekorian Talent Scam Prevention Act.

SOURCE: Backstage at 11:12AM
Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Keeping His Dinner Warm, Happily by Daniel Holloway

In a recent interview, Daniel Radcliffe claimed that he had three successive actors dismissed from the role of Rosemary in "How to Succeed..." before Rose Hemingway got the part.

SOURCE: Backstage at 08:00AM
Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Art and Activism for Actors With Disabilities by Daniel Holloway

Christine Toy Johnson spends a good chunk of her time on the inclusion of groups that are traditionally underrepresented in theater—among them performers with disabilities.

SOURCE: Backstage at 01:04AM
Friday, March 25, 2011

SAG, AFTRA Inch Closer to Merger by Daniel Holloway

Efforts to merge the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists are moving ahead, though not quite so fast as some have suggested.

SOURCE: Backstage at 05:43AM