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    Lar Lubovitch Dance Co. Awarded $150,000

    The Lar Lubovitch Dance Company has just been awarded a grant of $150,000 by the Irene Diamond Fund. The Fund will provide $50,000 on an annual basis for each of the next three

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    BISTRO BITS - First Time at Bat

    YPICALLY, I WILL NOT GO TO SEE A PERFOR-mer's first cabaret show. As I've said previously, I believe that newcomers should be given the chance to develop their talent free from the pressures (and potential pain) of public criticism. Occasionally, I will see a debut--if, for example, something ...

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    Shakespeare Producers Seize Stratford Spotlight

    In Stratford, England, the birthplace of the Bard, an historic first gathering of Shakespearean theatre's leaders from England, Canada, and the United States sparked raging debates over cutting Shakespeare, imposing directorial concepts on the Bard's work, attempting to restage "Elizabethanesque" productions, and "casting the classics" concerns in America ...

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    "CREATURE," MUS'L READING

    Casting for a staged reading of "CREATURE: An Alternative 'Frankenstein.' " Tobin James Mueller, music and lyrics; Tobin and Richmond Shepard, book. This will be the first staged reading of a new musical slated for a large Off-Broadway theatre, March 1997. Readings will be at The John Houseman Theatre, Mon. Dec ...

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    Our Dec. 7 winner: We asked readers to connect Mat

    Our Dec. 7 winner: We asked readers to connect Matthew Broderick (Project X) to Patrick Stewart (The X-Men) and received the best response from Mark Perew of Santa Ana. His link-up: Patrick Stewart starred in Lady Jane with Cary Elwes, who also starred in Glory with Matthew Broderick. Nice one ...

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    Karen Kondazian's The Actor's Way : Finding the Pride of the Pride

    Mark Brandon describes the once-in-a-lifetime challenge of casting "The Lion King," and the daily challenge of helping actors give their best

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    CHICAGO CUES

    A "Moon" Well

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    CENTERSTAGE

    How Do You Get To Be an

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    Our Oct 12 winner: We asked readers to connect Mor

    Our Oct 12 winner: We asked readers to connect Morgan "Easy Reader" Freeman to Dennis "Easy Rider" Hopper and received a number of responses from readers who could do it in one link. Our favorite was from Daniel McCoy of Los Angeles. His link-up: Dennis Hopper starred in Apocalypse Now ...