casting

Actors and stage managers have urged Equity to take a more active role in publicly challenging casting decisions that fail to demonstrate equality and...

I recently attended a casting panel with three female casting directors, who spoke very candidly and honestly about the industry. It was of no...

UPDATE On April 7, Tim Pigott-Smith died, aged 70 A major touring production of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman has postponed its opening...

Hamilton proves that star casting in musicals is not necessary, according to Broadway producer Sean Patrick Flahaven. Speaking at a panel on audience development as...

British east Asian theatremakers have called on an “out-of-touch corner” of the industry to recognise them as Britons and not “east Asians living in...

Sheffield Theatres artistic director Robert Hastie has announced the appointment of three new associates at the company. Javaad Alipoor, artistic director of Bradford-based theatre company...

Welsh theatre company Hijinx has launched a casting agency for learning-disabled actors, in an attempt to give them more exposure in the industry. Hijinx, which...

An aspiring journalist who turned her theatregoing “hobby” into a successful career as one of the leading casting directors of her generation, Maggie Lunn...

I thought it might be interesting for actors to know a little bit about how a cast is selected. Or at least how I...
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