Author archive: cboynton

“TAMING THE CYCLOPS” by Ellen Novack – COMING SEPTEMBER 30!

“TAMING THE CYCLOPS” by Ellen Novack – COMING SEPTEMBER 30!

TAMING THE CYCLOPS How to Do Your Best Work in an On-Camera Audition   An audition is a difficult place to showcase your skills as an actor.  And an on-camera audition is the hardest.  Using Ellne Novack’s system of preoparing for auditions and invaluable tips about working on-camera, Taming the Cyclops will help you master…

“ACTOR FOR LIFE” by Connie deVeer & Jan Elfline – COMING SEPTEMBER 30!

“ACTOR FOR LIFE” by Connie deVeer & Jan Elfline – COMING SEPTEMBER 30!

ACTOR FOR LIVE How to Have an Amazing Career Without All the Drama Actor for Life is the text that actors and acting teachers search for.  It has an upbeat tone, easy to read style, and tongue-in-cheek images, so the profoundly powerful content is surprisingly easy to take in and use.  The exercises draw on…

Julia Duffy’s “BAD AUDITIONS” – COMING SEPTEMBER 30!

Julia Duffy’s “BAD AUDITIONS” – COMING SEPTEMBER 30!

Bookstores are filled with volumes of insider Hollywood tales and how-to books on the craft of acting, but in “Bad Auditions,” Julia Duffy has written something truly unique. Whether you’re an aspiring actor, an industry veteran, a film buff, or just looking for a good read, the refreshing Bad Auditions won’t disappoint.  – Danny Strong,…

The Best Monologues for ALL Auditions – COMING SEPTEMBER 30!

The Best Monologues for ALL Auditions – COMING SEPTEMBER 30!

  Why is this book different from any other published monologue book? ~ The monologues are rated   according to content ~ They are categorized by genre ~ And have an exact running time ~ There is a section of one-minute monologues ~ And a chapter explaining everything you need to know to prepare for all…

On the Aisle with Larry – September 2018

Lawrence Harbison, our very own critic, brings you up to date with what’s hot and what’s not in New York.  In this column, Larry reports on STRAIGHT WHITE MEN, GETTIN’ THE BAND BACK TOGETHER, HEAD OVER HEELS, PRETTY WOMAN, SMOKEY JOE’S CAFÉ, DAYS TO COME, LESS THAN 50% and DESPERATE MEASURES.  I’ve been hearing a…

August 2018: The Best of the Rest

Even in these sultry summer days following the busy spring season, New York theatres are filled with audiences, ever eager for stimulating, challenging new work. Shakespeare “as you like it” Call it “Shakespeare, my way” or “Shakespeare à ma façon”– there’s a dizzying variety of “versions” of the Bard’s plays in New York this summer….

When the Promise was Broken

When the Promise was Broken

When the Promise was Broken Short Plays Inspired by the Songs of Bruce Springsteen Drive All Night by Steven Dietz (inspired by “Drive All Night”) Bloody River by Elaine Romero (inspired by “American Skin”) I’m on Fire by Gregory Moss (inspired by “I’m on Fire”) Glad for the Company by Tucker Rafferty (inspired by “Nebraska”)…

July 2018 Summer Offerings

What happened to the “summer lull”? New York theatres keep generating exciting, edgy, and entertaining work.   Carmen Jones at the Classic Stage Company If only Oscar Hammerstein were alive today to see the Classic Stage Company’s thrilling revival of his Carmen Jones! Like the rest of us, he’d marvel at the red-hot passion packed…

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