Showbiz News & Databases
- Backstage.com is a highly respected newsletter and place to go look for auditions. To get access to the audition listings, it costs money but if you are starting out and want the info, it's worth it for the $12/month (if you go yearly) membership.
- Broadwayworld.com can be used to find out the latest big time theater news. It can also feed your inner dork with profiles and videos of Broadway stars.
- Drama Book Shop is the go to place to pick up any play you'd ever want or need. They also host readings and events that tend to feature new and exciting artists.
- Internet Broadway Database is where to get every detail (cast, crew, etc) of every Broadway show in history.
- Internet Movie Database (IMDB) where to get every detail (cast, crew, etc) of every movie or tv show in history.
- Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting always has complete lists of things that are shooting in NYC and every once in a while, job postings.
- Playbill look for auditions, look up the latest news in theater, and they've got great rush / student ticket policy lists.