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    Ian's Heart

    It was a knight to remember at the Canon Theatre on Monday, as Sir Ian McKellen, SAG Actor and Oscar nominee for his performance as Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, held forth in a casual Q&A format with a capacity crowd on ...

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    Spotlight on Cabaret Making the Decision: CD or Not CD

    Going on Record: Producing and Promoting Cabaret CDs: Part 1 of 2

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    Arts Days at Hand

    Lobbyists in D.C. March 11-12, Albany March 19

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    MALE ACTOR IN A TV MOVIE OR MINISERIES

    Alan Alda ClublandLeave it to Alan Alda to make arrogance attractive. As Willy Walters, an old-school talent manager trying to introduce his son to the business, Alda shows he has perfected the role of the hard-ass with a heart. Bald, stooped, and aged, Willy is a defeated man: He lost ...

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    CORRECTION

    In our review of War Letters (BSW, 2/21/02), critic Hoyt Hilsman called Dan Gerrity "very effective throughout." This plaudit should have gone Tony Abatemarco, who appeared on the night reviewed; Gerrity, his understudy, has not appeared in any of the show's performances.

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    Oscar host Whoopi Goldberg's Oscar stolen, recovered

    Oscar host Whoopi Goldberg's Academy Award was stolen after it was sent out for cleaning, but was recovered Tuesday, the academy said. Goldberg, who won the supporting-actress Oscar for "Ghost" in 1990, had returned it to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which sent it to the ...

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    Bitterroot

    "Bitterroot" is an original. The cast navigates 19th century theatrical conventions, modern non-traditional casting, costumes, props, multiple plots--including an ongoing "play within a play"--and production numbers, which include the singing of excerpts of Lewis and Clark's actual journals.

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    Jig Saw

    Kicking off "Permanent Visitor: A Festival Celebrating Dawn Powell in New York" is "Jig Saw," her 1934 Broadway comedy. The good news is that a new generation will have a chance to experience this 20th-century satirist and social critic. The bad news is that "Jig Saw" has dated badly as ...

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    Harden to Announce Oscar Nominees

    Marcia Gay Harden, who won the supporting-actress Oscar last year, will help announce nominees for the upcoming Academy Awards.

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    NLRB Reopens Williams' Non-Union Tour Case

    The National Labor Relations Board has reopened its investigation involving Actors' Equity Associa-tion's fining of actor Barry Williams for starring in a non-union tour of "The Sound of Music