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    Mission, Money, Moxie & Muse -- FringeU Panels Swim Theatre's Deep Ocean of Issues

    What role does New York's alternative theatre scene of 30 years past play in the development of new theatrical innovations? Should a theatre company be forced to compromise its original artistic statement for the sake of breaking the bank, and if so, when? Is securing the perfect location for ...

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    Roundabout Tables "Cabaret" Till 1998

    The Roundabout Theatre Company and British director Sam Mendes have decided to postpone their production of "Cabaret," originally planned for January 1997, until the spring of

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    Our Nov. 9 winner: We asked readers to connect Alf

    Our Nov. 9 winner: We asked readers to connect Alfre "Passion Fish" Woodard with Abe "Fish" Vigoda and received three responses—all of them incorrect. Too tough for you, huh? Well, if you want something done right... Our link-up: Alfre Woodard starred in Mumford with Ted Danson; Danson starred in ...

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    REGIONAL ROUNDUP

    CLEVELAND, OHIO - The Cleveland Play House International Theatre Exchange recently played host to the Hungarian National Theatre in Miskolc and the American premiere of Hungarian playwright Pƒter M†ller's Gloomy Sunday, June 5-7. In turn, The Play House will visit Miskolc and Budapest in June 1999, to perform Steve ...

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    Theatre Befriends Computers

    Time-pressured Designers See a Metamorphosis in the

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    Ms. Smith Goes to Washington

    The performance artist Anna Deavere Smith is continuing work on a performance piece and a book about the White House press corps and the presidency in the wake of a minor media flap caused by her presence on Air Force One.

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    NEWS - From Bad to Diverse SAG Prez Masur on the Guild's Minority Stats

    "We're not saying that Screen Actors Guild employment rates among ethnic minorities, seniors, or women have to reflect their precise numbers in the population," said SAG president Richard Masur in a recent intervew. "But we are concerned that these groups are not seeing themselves in a meaningful way--in some ...

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    LAUGHING MATTERS : Make Mine Group Steps

    I'M REALLY EXCITED at the number of performers who have been paying their dues for the past four or five years who are now starting to get their big breaks. Most of them I first saw in group shows or contests. I prefer group shows because they provide a ...

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    Curtain Closes On Costly "Capeman" Caper

    After 10 years of work, 59 previews, four directors, and umpteen bad notices, the Paul Simon musical, "The Capeman," has posted a closing notice. The show will leave the Marquis Theatre on March 28. The show's $11 million price tag makes it the most costly failure in Broadway