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How to Succeed in Musical Theater

Ten tips that will help you go from open call to callback

By Diane Snyder

Navigating the world of musical theater auditions can be an exasperating and time-consuming task even for veterans. When you’re just starting to make the rounds, it’s easy to drown in the deluge of things to consider (i.e. what to wear, what to prepare, what to say).

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NEW PRE-TEEN MUSICAL SPREADS THE LOVE OFF-B’WAY

Theater Ink by John Rowell

Wacky bookworms, menacing bullies and up-and-coming ‘tween fashionistas can all be found in The Love Note, an inspiring new musical for pre-teens (and, of course, the young at heart) by Boston-based playwright/composer Gail Phaneuf.

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NEW STAGE REVIEWS
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Review by Iris Greenberger The women’s movement still has a long way to go, although it has brought about sweeping legislative reforms since 1972, when Agnes (Cherry Jones) was running a small bed a
 
 
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