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    When I began working at Back Stage 27 years ago,

    When I began working at Back Stage 27 years ago, my main responsibilities as theatre editor were to type up all the casting notices (on my electric typewriter) that were brought in or mailed to the office and, on occasion, to write a feature story—only when the back page ...

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    Obies Cite 'Change,' 'Bug,' 'Tragedy'

    "Caroline, or Change" was one of the big winners when the 49th annual Village Voice Obie Awards were handed out on Mon., May 17 at Webster Hall.

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    AGMA Goes to NLRB Over D.C. Ballet

    The American Guild of Musical Artists has filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board to represent dancers at the Washington Ballet in the nation's capital.

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    Can Great Book Become Great Movie, Publishers Ask

    From "Gone With The Wind" to "Lord Of The Rings," Hollywood is ever hungry for a good story.

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    'Working in Theatre' Seminars

    The American Theatre Wing has announced the fall schedule for its "Working in the Theatre" seminars Oct. 28-30. The four seminars—panel discussions featuring theatre artists and moderated by theatre professionals—will be held at the City University of New York's Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave. (at 34th Street ...

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    Last week we discussed the deductibility of

    Last week we discussed the deductibility of various taxes. Today we begin by discussing the deductibility of certain interest payments. The most important type of interest that is deductible is mortgage interest. Remember, it is the interest part of your mortgage payment that is fully deductible, not the principal. In ...

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    The Karaoke Tour

    "The Karaoke Tour," presented by Skin O' My Teeth Theatre Group at the NoHo Arts Center, 11136 Magnolia Blvd., North Hollywood. Fri.-Sat. 7:30 & 9:30 p.m. July 30-Sept. 4. $13-15. (323) 463-2548.

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    Equity, Disney World Open Talks

    Actors' Equity and Walt Disney began negotiations this week in Orlando on a new Disney World Eastern agreement, one month before the current contract expires on Sept. 25.

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    Sugar Plum Fairy

    "Sugar Plum Fairy," presented by and at the Geffen Playhouse, 10886 Le Conte Ave., Westwood. Tue.-Thu. 7:30 p.m., Sat. 2 & 8 p.m., Sun. 2 & 7 p.m. Nov. 19-Dec. 21. $28-46. (310) 208-5454.

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    She Dupes To Conquer

    I think it's safe to assume that nowadays most Western women have a post-feminist political awareness. So it's a stretch for actors to play classical roles such as Kate in Taming of the Shrew, Nora and Hedda, and even Tennessee Williams' Stella, each of which requires a pre-liberation ...