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    Bokan, the Bad Hearted

    In its brief appearance at La MaMa, Loco 7's "Bokan, the Bad Hearted" made a highly dramatic visual impact.

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    FREE- FOR- ALL EVENTS

    Throughout the summer, Back Stage will be listing events around New York that are free and open to the public, and what follows is a partial listing of events in the five boroughs for the week of Aug. 13-19. We would love to hear about other freebies, although we are ...

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    Actor Orbach Sues eBay

    (BPI) Online auctioneer eBay is the target of a suit filed Monday by actor Jerry Orbach, seeking unspecified damages for displaying his Social Security number on the Internet. The number appeared in an ad by a used book and document dealer putting up two of Orbach's contracts for

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    Outer Critics Circle Makes "Contact"

    "Contact" received five awards from the Outer Critics Circle which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this season, it was announced by press release on Mon., May 1. The dance play was judged a musical by the Circle despite the fact that all of its music is taped. A similar decision ...

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    Letter from the EditorFrom the Editor:

    Yuletide cheer notwithstanding, tomorrow marks a sad day for West Coast actors. It will be the last day at work for Kevyne Baar, the West Coast Field Representative for Actors Equity Association, who has overseen Equity and Eligible auditions and served as a sort of traveling union ambassador for several ...

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    CORRECTION

    The wrong box office number was listed with last week's review of Eleemosynary at the Colony Studio Theatre. The correct phone number is (323) 665-3011. Also, in Back Stage West's Spotlight on Singing (5/28/98), an old phone number was listed for singing coach Deborah Shulman. The ...

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    Jefferson Panel Gives Citations to Puppet/Mask Show

    Sticks and stones may break bones, but "Sticks and string awards may bring" should be theatre's new catch, as Chicago followed New York in showering honors on a puppet-driven show. "The Ballad of Frankie and Johnny," a massive effort by the puppet and mask Redmoon Theatre, was the big ...

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    Public Urges Aesthetics, Access on 42nd StreetPublic Urges Aesthetics, Access On 42nd Street

    Builders of the proposed $1.8 billion 42nd Street Development Project should concentrate on visual aesthetics and providing proper subway access for the thousands of workers and customers traveling through the area everyday. Speakers emphasized those two issues at a public hearing held Mon., May 6 on two major redevelopment

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    Correction

    Last week's profile with "Side Show" lyricist/book writer Bill Russell was missing its final line. It should have read, "I believe--hope--audiences feel 'that is me