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    EMPOWERED BY PRODUCING: Young Women Follow a Path Forged by Few

    Sick of acting but still love working in theatre? Then follow the lead of New York's young female producers. Nearly all of the women Back Stage spoke to for this annual International Women's Day/Women's History Month feature began as performers but found a more rewarding life ...

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    The Earl of Cabaret

    Crooner Earl Fries will perform his revue "Earl Fries, Songs and Such" at Danny's Skylight Room Cabaret (346 W. 46th St.), March 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31, at 9:15 pm. Information: (212)

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    A BALANCED DIET: Planning Your Theatre Season

    Let's get something out of the way quickly: All the artistic directors we talked with, who head nonprofit theatres nationwide, acknowledge that funders cotton to a programming mix reflecting the experiences of an audience awash in diversity (ethnically, racially, age and gender-wise). But nobody plans a season based on

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    Cruise Ships

    Entertainers are used for cabaret shows, variety acts, and full-scale production revues. Most cruise lines have a mix of both in-house producers and some hire external production companies. The following is a list of well-known cruise lines. Contact their entertainment departments for details on talent submissions. Auditions are constant and ...

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    Steven J. Kennedy Memorial Service

    A Memorial service will be held for Steven J. Kennedy, an actor who died July 25 in his hometown of Somerville, Mass. The memorial will be held on Sat., Nov. 20, at 2:30 pm, at Don't Tell Mama, at 343 W. 46th St. in Manhattan. Kennedy was a ...

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    Ovations Rock, Drag L.A. Theatre's Best Breathe High on "Reefer'

    LOS ANGELES-It was the best of the times, it was the worst of times. The 10th annual Theatre LA Ovation awards celebration on Nov. 8, a peer-judged show honoring the best on Los Angeles stages in the past year, proved to be the loosest and rowdiest

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    Justice Considers Appeal of NEA Ruling

    The federal Justice Department may challenge a Nov. 5 appeals court decision which declared that tying "decency standards" to federal arts funding is unconstitutional. The decision was based on a 1990 lawsuit filed by four performing artists against the National Endowment for the Arts

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    REGIONAL ROUNDUP

    LOS ANGELES - Moisƒs Kaufman's Gross Indecency at the Mark Taper Forum seemed to delight and challenge audiences during its premiere week in Los Angeles. Michael Emerson continues to intrigue audiences as Oscar Wilde, and the winning ensemble of Wilde's lovers, accusers, and contemporaries included rich performances by Mike ...

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    League Axes Tony Voters: Demotes 1/8 of Members to Adjunct Status

    The League of American Theatres and Producers has told at least an eighth of its members that they can no longer vote for the Tony Awards because they have not been "a principal" in a legitimate Broadway, first-class road, or bus-and-truck production in the past four