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  1. Tony Winner Jessie Mueller Leads New Musical Reading + More NYC Theater News

    10.06 / 02:04 www.backstage.com Backstage.com -Theatre
    On Broadway and beyond, a curtain can rise as quickly as it can fall; a star can be swapped as easily as Bernie Telsey can say, “That’s enough.” Theater is the beating heart of New York show business and, if you want to make it here, it’s crucial you’re up to date on incoming projects, latest castings, and other industry news. Don’t worry, Broadway baby, Backstage has your back. Every week, we’re rounding up the can’t-miss stories no thespian…
  2. Now Casting: ‘Trial By Fire’ Wants Rock Concert–Goers + More

    10.06 / 02:04 www.backstage.com Backstage.com -Theatre
    A host of great new opportunities this month in Atlanta are now available, including background roles in the upcoming feature film “Trial By Fire,” starring Laura Dern and Jack O’Connell. Also available are roles for drivers on NBC’s “Good Girls,” talent with bartending or serving experience on the YouTube Red “Karate Kid” sequel, and techs on Fox’s “Star!” “TRIAL BY FIRE”“Trial By Fire,” the feature…
  3. Connie Britton Reunites With Ryan Murphy + More Projects and Casting News

    10.06 / 02:04 www.backstage.com Backstage.com -Theatre
    With dozens of castings announced and new projects coming down the pipeline each week across television, film, and theater, it can be near-impossible to keep up. Luckily, Backstage is here to help. Every Friday, we’re rounding up the week's industry news you shouldn’t miss so you can be sure you're firmly in the know! We’re getting more Connie Britton on television.The national nightmare that is Connie Britton not having a series regular role on television is over. The…
  4. Texas Now Casting: A ‘Little Women’ Stage Production is filling Principal Roles

    10.06 / 02:04 www.backstage.com Backstage.com -Theatre
    An upcoming stage production of “Little Women” needs many women (and men) for a December run!  Male and female talent, aged 18–59, are wanted to play several lead and supporting roles in the show, including the principal roles of Jo, Meg, Amy, and more.  The production will run Dec. 1–17 in Irving, Texas. Some pay will be provided.  Ready to apply? Head directly to the casting notice and do so here! Check out Backstage’s Texas audition…
  5. Kids Now Casting: Hundreds of Background + a Supporting role in ‘The Kid’

    10.06 / 02:04 www.backstage.com Backstage.com -Theatre
    Rope up a new role as a supporting or background actor on the upcoming western “The Kid.”  The feature film is currently seeking a young Native American male actor, aged 14–16, for a supporting role. Talent should be 5’2”–5’6” and have a thin to average build.  There are also hundreds of roles available for talent of all ages in background roles. The production is seeking men who can ride horses and shoot guns, women comfortable…
  6. N.Y.C. Now Casting: Models of All Sizes Wanted for a Jeans Commercial + More

    10.04 / 19:56 www.backstage.com Backstage.com -Theatre
    Strut your stuff and do a twirl for the camera—a denim brand is currently seeking real people of all sizes to model for an upcoming jeans commercial in NYC! There are also roles for trans and cis actors available on the acclaimed series “Brothers,” and major roles in the short film “Darkness Deeper!” JEANS COMMERCIAL An upcoming denim brand is currently seeking real people with real stories to model in a denim commercial. Male and female talent, aged…
  7. Now Casting: ‘Killerman’ Starring Liam Hemsworth Needs Background Actors + More

    10.04 / 18:52 www.backstage.com Backstage.com -Theatre
    In today’s casting roundup, “Killerman,” a feature starring Liam Hemsworth, is shooting this month and is looking for background actors to join the film! There are also background roles available on the upcoming Showtime mini-series “Escape at Dannemora” and Fox’s “Empire,” as well as an opportunity for a real family on board Disney Cruise Lines! “KILLERMAN” Casting is underway for “Killerman,” a feature film…
  8. The CW, NBC, Fox, and FX Projects Are Seeking Background Actors in Atlanta This Week + More

    10.04 / 18:52 www.backstage.com Backstage.com -Theatre
    Atlanta actors, listen up! Stay in the loop about what’s currently filming in your fair city (and projects, big and small, seeking talent) with our weekly roundup. Fall is here, but Atlanta brings the heat all year round. Lee Daniels’ musical drama, “Star” is casting a bevy of roles, from 1960s diner patrons to modern day hipsters. Dive in, you may be the perfect fit for a part. The final season of vampire drama “The Originals” is shooting in ATL, and…
  9. Kids Now Casting: ‘A Christmas Carol’ Is Seeking its Tiny Tim

    10.04 / 18:10 www.backstage.com Backstage.com -Theatre
    If the number one thing on your Christmas list this year is to get an exciting acting role, a production of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” is here to give you what you want! A young male-identifying actor, aged 7–11, is wanted to play the role of Tiny Tim in the show. Talent should be slight in build and weight, and a height under 50” is preferred. The actor will alternate performances with another performer.  Rehearsals for “A Christmas…
  10. Schwarzenegger and Hamilton Revisit ‘The Terminator’

    10.04 / 18:10 www.backstage.com Backstage.com -Theatre
    Stay in the loop on industry and casting news with our write-up on who’s been slated for recent film and television roles! “Untitled Terminator Reboot”Arnold Schwarzenegger is living up to his “Terminator” motto: “I’ll be back.” It’s been almost 15 years since we last visited the franchise, and more than 30 since the original film was released, but it’s not quite done yet. The new “Untitled Terminator Reboot” is in…
  11. Everything NYC Comedians Need to Know for October 2017

    10.04 / 16:23 www.backstage.com Backstage.com -Theatre
    Just because fall is here doesn’t mean comedy goes into hibernation mode—New York is rife with comedic opportunities this month! With so much happening, though, it’s not always easy to pick and choose what’s worth your time. To help you out, here are Backstage’s picks for comedy performances and castings to explore in October for anyone looking to get their monthly dose of funny. PERFORMANCES Christi Chiello and Giulia Rozzi team up to host Stand-Up…
  12. WATCH: Take a Ride on the Whimsical Trailer for ‘The Leisure Seeker’

    10.04 / 15:15 www.backstage.com Backstage.com -Theatre
    Oscar winner Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland lead Italian director Paolo Virzì’s “The Leisure Seeker,” following an elderly couple’s RV voyage from Boston to the home of Ernest Hemingway in Key West, Florida.  Sony Pictures Classics will distribute the film, hitting theaters Jan. 19, 2018. Check out the charming new trailer below: Check out Backstage's film audition listings to book a gig…
  13. U.K. Casting: Shakespeare Buff? Awkward Tree Theatre Co. Needs You

    10.04 / 09:38 www.backstage.com Backstage.com -Theatre
    Hello and welcome to one of our shoutouts for projects casting around the U.K. As always there’s a mix of opportunities for all ages, abilities, and locations but do remember to check if you fit the bill before applying. Although we make every attempt to verify castings before we hit publish, please ensure that you do your own research before firing off those headshots and Backstage links. “What We May Be”  If you’re a North West-based female actor…
  14. Consummate Brit Firth Now Dual Citizen + More U.K. Industry News

    10.04 / 09:38 www.backstage.com Backstage.com -Theatre
    Hello and welcome back to our roundup of the most important industry news you might have missed in the last week. And no, we’re not talking about Kit Harington and Rose Leslie’s wedding. Young Vic announces new artistic director.The most important news in theatre last week was the Young Vic’s announcement of Kwame Kwei-Armah as their next artistic director. The award-winning playwright, actor and director is currently the artistic director of the Center Stage theatre in…
  15. Now Casting: The Netflix Series ‘The Haunting of Hill House’ has Background Roles + More

    10.04 / 09:38 www.backstage.com Backstage.com -Theatre
    It’s officially the spookiest and scariest of months, but the gigs in today’s roundup are anything but scary! Get into the spirit of things with a role on the upcoming Netflix series “The Haunting of Hill House,” which is currently casting background roles in Atlanta, Georgia. There are also roles on Fox’s sci-fi series “The Gifted,” and in a short horror segment in a film anthology. Or, you can just escape life on land and spend the next eight…
  16. L.A. Now Casting: Get $1,500 to Be on Camera in a Series of “How-To” Videos

    10.04 / 09:38 www.backstage.com Backstage.com -Theatre
    Lead the way as the host in a series of “How-To” videos!  A leading automotive aftermarket client is currently casting a female actor, aged 28–32, to host the series of seven videos. Talent should be smart, well-spoken, and be comfortable with a script and teleprompter.  The production will shoot over three days, Oct. 18–20, in Los Angeles. The host will be paid $1500, plus a $400 + 20 percent per video usage payment.  Teach and do by applying…
  17. Everything L.A. Comedians Need to Know For October 2017

    10.04 / 09:38 www.backstage.com Backstage.com -Theatre
    PERFORMANCES The Groundlings Theatre troupe debuts its new main stage show on Oct. 6. Groundlings of the Corn will feature a mix of original sketch and improv, running for one hour and fifty minutes with intermission. (Tickets: $20) Kevin Nealon, best known from Showtime’s “Weeds” and his time on “SNL,” hosts New Material with Kevin Nealon on Oct. 10 at the Hollywood Improv. In this hybrid show, comedians test out new material and then participate…