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    SAG/NY Pix Tix Cuts Redux

    Screen Actors Guild/New York will, once again, make available to its members discounted movie tickets for movies showing at Loews/Cine-plex/Sony and United Artists theatres. On sale from Dec. 1-31, at SAG's 1515 Broadway offices, tickets for United Artists theatres will cost $4.50; tickets for Loews ...

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    BUILDING YOUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Soothing Souls, Funding Dreams, and Saving Theatres

    America's nonprofit theatres are desperate for quality board members. Why desperate? Because an experienced, resourceful, well-connected board of directors is oftentimes the difference between bankruptcy and survival. Interviews with theatre leaders from New York to California illuminate the many obvious needs of nonprofit theatres everywhere and pinpoint a few ...

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    Nelson Wins Oppie for "Grey Zone"

    Tim Blake Nelson, author of "The Grey Zone," has won Newsday's 1996 George Oppenheimer award as best new American

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    Community Show in Fring Festival

    When the curtain goes up, metaphorically speaking, on the Lower East Side's "Community Show," Aug. 13, at 6:00 pm, the first New York International Fringe Festival will be launched, and the 11-day event (Aug. 13-24) set in motion. The esthetic: a cross-breed of pop-cult and cutting

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    VOICE MATTERS: The Voice-Over Explosion - A Maverick View of Throat Strain

    Looks like Julie Andrews, notwithstanding her momentary Tony Awards broadcast, hasn't been able to sing her reputed five-octave range since nodules were removed from her throat 19 months ago. Nineteen months is a long time to wait for recovery from what is considered routine surgery (which normally needs 6-8 ...

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    "Queen" Pens, Grove Street Agree in Court

    "Queen of Hearts," the Princess Diana musical which had moved from the stage to the courtroom early this week, finally opened Wednesday at the Grove Street Playhouse billed as a showcase production‹the result of a court

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    ACTORS WE LOVE - Derek Jacobi: Valorous Vanya

    Chekhov's Uncle Vanya is one of the toughest roles in the classic repertoire. Like many of the characters created by the playwright, Vanya is defeated by life. He has intellectual aspirations, but is stuck managing a Russian farm due to family obligations. His frustrations and anger focus on his ...

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    Actors We Love: Edward Norton - Twisted Boy Scout

    "What are those things people say about Boy Scouts? Honesty, truthfulness, duty-Edward is all those things," Edward Albee has said of Edward Norton, having directed him on the New York stage, and paradoxically, it is these qualities that explain how this "boy scout" has given some of the most convincing ...