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    SAG Responds To Anti-Mergerites And WIPO

    Actors signing a petition opposed to the SAG-AFTRA merger "are misinformed," according to John Sucke, executive director of the Screen Actors Guild's New York office. Sucke rebutted the document's major implications in a Back Stage interview on Mon., Feb.

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    Broadway Box Office High for Holidays

    Broadway box offices had a white-hot Christmas this year, grossing $14,090,973 for the holiday week. The figure is up 18% from last week's tally. Despite the fact that top ticket prices climbed to $80 for Broadway shows this year, the figure falls just short of last year ...

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    Hitting the Right Note

    Getting Cast in Today's Broadway MusicalsIn this, our annual "Spotlight on Singing and Music," we've devoted our entire staff-written feature to casting notices. Well, almost: They're not quite what you're used to in our regular casting pages, but they may be even better. We've interviewed ...

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    Talking With Uta Hagen

    When Uta Hagen speaks, people listen. And for good reason. She's not only one of the finest actors in the American theatre, but one of the country's leading acting teachers. Her books "Respect for Acting" and "A Challenge for the Actor" have influenced actor training across America.

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    Eleanor Gets the Gold

    Eleanor Gets the Gold

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    DANCE DIARY: Philadanco-The Philadelphia Dance Company

    Philadanco-The Philadelphia Dance Company-celebrated its 30th anniversary when it returned to The Joyce Theater June 20-25. Works of four choreographers were seen: Trance Atlantic, by Walter Nicks; "Echoes: A Celebration of Alvin Ailey," by Milton Myers; "Labess II," by David Brown; and "Gate Keepers," by Ronald Kevin Brown. All came ...

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    ACTING ON FILM : Listen Up!

    Recent film performances show that being successfully reactive is actually more active than being

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    Arts Presenters Meet in NY

    An estimated 2,000 arts presenters from across the globe will converge in New York City, Jan. 9-12 at the New York Hilton and Towers, for workshops, meetings, and business negotiations. The annual event, now in its 42nd year, is hosted by the Washington D.C. based Association of Performing ...

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    Wind Dancer Commissions Nine More Playwrights

    Wind Dancer Theatre, the New York-based, legitimate theatre arm of a major Hollywood production company, made news in July, 1996 when it commissioned plays from seven noteworthy writers. Now, it has tapped an additional nine playwrights to develop new works: Jane Anderson, Leslie Ayvazian, Michael Henry Brown, Anthony Clarvoe, Charles ...