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    Juilliard Halfway to $100M Goal

    Juilliard's five-year, $100 million capital campaign, the largest in the history of performing arts conservatories, has already raised $51 million. The monies will be used for a series of initiatives, including increasing scholarship aid and faculty salaries, commissioning and producing new works, and renovating the school's building at ...

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    Film Festival Features World Premieres

    The 35th annual New York Film Festival will feature 28 films, some of which are world premieres. The festival opens Sept. 26, and will run through Oct. 12 at Lincoln

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    Broadway Season '98-'99 Sets Box Office Record

    This past year on Broadway began somewhat inauspiciously. Shortly after the season's start in June, just a month after the League of American Theatres and Producers released Broadway's record-breaking box office and attendance figures for '97-'98, a freakish construction accident at Four Times Square forced the closure ...

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    DANCE DIARY - A Merry, Crowd-Pleasing "Widow"

    Ronald Hynd's evening-length ballet The Merry Widow, which is based on the Franz Lehar operetta, was originally staged for The Australian Ballet in 1975. The production has since been acquired by The National Ballet of Canada, The Vienna State Ballet, and The La Scala Ballet in

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    Doris Duke Doles Out $11.5 Million

    The New York City based Franklin H. Williams Caribbean Center/African Diaspora Institute won $1 million grant from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation to solidify its role as a leading commissioner, producer, and presenter of traditional and contemporary artists of African descent by creating an

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    As Masur Leaves, A House Salute

    (BPI) Richard Masur was honored by Rep. John Conyers, who hailed the former Screen Actors Guild president as one of "the most active and accomplished presidents in the guild's 66-year

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    RANDOM SIGHTINGS: Sweet Poison

    The Poison Tree took root, flowered, and brought forth fine and fragrant fruit in its world premiere staging at the Mark Taper Forum on June 7. This is a new play by Robert Glaudini, who is described by the Taper's Gordon Davidson as an "unclassifiable writer/actor/director." Glaudini ...

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    N.Y. Fringe Fest Line-up and Funds Fall Into Focus

    The folks at the first International New York City Fringe Theater Festival have their hands full. Since announcing the event last summer, the festival's organizers have been deluged with public response, both artistically and

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    Callaway Awards

    Actors' Equity has awarded its 1998 Joe Callaway Awards to Zo" Wanamaker and Liev Schreiber. Presented on Jan. 8, prizes honor the best performances in a classic play, and carry a $1,000 cash