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Broadway’s 2nd Quarter results: We’ve seen this story before.

26 Weeks down.  26 to go. The 2011-12 Broadway season is half over and already people are wondering . . . will we shatter another sales record? Well, so far, so good. The first 26 weeks of this Broadway season have grossed $534,026,464, a whopping 5.6% (!) increase over last season at this same time. So why aren’t I whooping over this whopping? Because, once again, even though the cash registers are more full than ever, attendance is down 1.3%.  And this ain’t the first time we’ve had this problem. Now I could spin this and say that more bucks …

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Casting Internship

WHO: MelCap Casting SEEKING: MelCap Casting is seeking a full-time casting intern for the winter/spring.  RESPONSIBILITIES: Duties include heavy phone work, calling out and confirming appointments, putting together casting sessions, filing, tracking and documenting avails, data entry, Starbucks runs, etc.  REQUIREMENTS: We are seeking candidates with some level of casting/talent agency experience but will consider candidates with strong office skills, a good attitude, and a genuine interest in casting. Candidates with good senses of humor and an ability to roll with the punches strongly favored. Responsibilities are high, stipend is low. We love actors, but are not seeking intern applicants who are pursuing acting …

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My Children, My Africa! – Equity Principal Auditions

WHO: Signature Theatre Company SEEKING: Seeking (all roles are available):Note: All actors must have facility with a South African accent.Mr. M:Black South African, 50s-70s. Teacher and debate team coach at an impoverished, all-black boys’ school. Joyful, energetic, deeply hopeful, and in love with words. Relishes his job and his students, and the possibility of effecting change in them.Isabel:White South African female, age 17 (age-appropriate actors and actors 18+ will be considered). Top student and debater from a nearby, privileged, all-white girls’ school. Intelligent, impassioned, and in love with language. Stubborn, idealistic and opinionated. A fighter.Thami:Black South African male, age 17 (age-appropriate actors …

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Administrative Assistant

WHO: OBB/Off Broadway Booking SEEKING: OBB/Off Broadway Booking is seeking a full time Administrative Assistant.  RESPONSIBILITIES:  • Create deal memos for all agents from presenter offers• Requesting box office reports or settlements from venues• Set up calls/meetings for CEO and field all incoming calls• Take notes during routing calls• Help General Manager manage/advance "You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up” Tour• Assist Contract & Engagement Manager by creating contract templates, scanning/mailing contracts, contacting venues as needed• Assist General Manager with daily office duties such as booking flights, reserving hotel rooms, deposit tracking for tours, recording checks and payments, registering for conferences, event …

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater – Merchandise Sellers

WHO: Araca Merchandise SEEKING: Araca Merchandise LP is hiring Sales Associates for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 2011 Season at City Center in New York City. RESPONSIBILITIES: Our Sales Associates must be friendly, outgoing, articulate, and adaptable, as well as have a knowledge and/or appreciation of dance.Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:• Handling cash and credit transactions• Assisting theater patrons with merchandise-related questions• Counting, restocking and folding inventory• Maintaining displays, merchandise arrangements, and kiosk appearance• Following procedures set forth by Management• Meeting and exceeding sales goals• Representing Araca and the Alvin Ailey brand in a positive and professional manner REQUIREMENTS:  Qualified …

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