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    DCA to Consider 12 Percent Cut In Arts Funding

    Responding to New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani's call for citywide budget cuts totalling $500 million, the city Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) is preparing to review how to reduce spending by 12 percent, or $11

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    Black History Month Opens

    Black History Month, theatrical division, will kick off Fri., Feb. 4, at 8 pm, with The Trinity Players of Queens' "Salute to Lorraine Hansberry," and end Tues., Feb. 29, with AFTRA's Equal Employment Opportunity Committee (EEOC) program and panel discussion "Radio Now and Then: A Retrospective in Drama and

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    Lithographic vs. Photographic Reproduction

    You may have seen some ads offering reproductions of your headshot for less than half of the normal rate. Read the ad carefully, and you will probably see the word "lithograph" somewhere. What's the difference? Back Stage asked Ken Taranto, of New York City's Taranto Photo Services, to

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    Jujamcyn and Pace's Partnership: New Blueprint for Productions

    Broadway and the road have seen the birth of another theatrical giant. The theatre-owning Jujamcyn Organization and the touring titan Pace Theatrical Group have pooled their resources; the result is a new blueprint for the development and distribution of theatre

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    PROFILE: A Lot of Night Music - Prolific director/actor Randy Brenner brings much musical style to L.A. stages.

    Some 13 years ago, Philadelphia-born director/actor Randy Brenner moved to Los Angeles, ending his 10-year career tenure in New York. In a recent interview at Solley's Restaurant in Sherman Oaks, Brenner told Back Stage West: "In New York, I often went up against Nathan Lane and Jason Alexander ...

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    AGENCY UPDATE

    Last week's "Agency Update" included partially incorrect information about RenÆ’e Glicker, now with Abrams Artists & Associates, 420 Madison Ave., S1400, New York, N.Y. 10017. Ms. Glicker only represents stand-up comics for TV, radio, and

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    Franklin Classes

    Master classes in voice-over technique will be offered by Ruth Franklin in Manhattan this fall, beginning right after Labor Day. One of New York's premier voice-over instructors and performers, Franklin has just returned from Los Angeles, where she drew a large turnout for a series of such classes. To ...