The second event (following June 2007's inaugural run) will take place Jan. 27 at the Times Square Westin Hotel and will be free to the public (through pre-registration) or a $10 fee at the door).
Bernstein, former executive director of The League of American Theatres and Producers, will host the newly added Commercial Theater Institute panel, "The Business Behind The Show: Knowledge is Power," at 10:30 AM. Tom Hulce (Spring Awakening), Ken Davenport (Altar Boyz), Eric Falkenstein (The Seafarer) and Randall Wreghitt (Grey Gardens) are scheduled to participate in the event.
To register to attend the free workshop, visit YouShouldBeThere.com.
The Entertainment Industry Expo is billed as "the ultimate networking opportunity for anyone in or around the entertainment industry." Attendees will be given the chance to take part in casting calls, attend seminars and learn about new products or services that may advance their career. Many fields of the entertainment industry will be represented, including photographers, talent agencies, film equipment/lighting rental houses, rehearsal studios, schools, temp services, casting directors, cosmetic services, bookshops, printing services, vocal coaches, casting websites, trade magazines and newspapers, industry guilds and associations, among others.
Among the confirmed casting calls will be Telsey + Company (who represent Wicked, Legally Blonde, Rent, Hairspray, The Color Purple) and MMG Model Management Group (a model search).
To attend (for free) The Entertainment Industry Expo at Times Square's Westin Hotel, 270 West 43rd Street, register at eienyc.com.