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    Karen Kondazian's The Actor's Way - No Acting, PleaseFor "Party of Five" casting director

    Patrick Rush,less acting is more, and truth books.Patrick Rush is the seventh of eight children and, like many of his siblings before him, was a child actor--though in his case, briefly. After two commercials and subsequent teasing by his classmates, he gave up acting at the age of ...

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    "Jesus Christ,' It Was Smoky!

    Holy smoke-or, at least, the smoke surrounding Jesus of Nazareth-has filled the Ford Center for the Performing Arts since "Jesus Christ, Superstar" held its first preview there Thurs., March 23. Although Actors' Equity Association claims there is no problem with the revival's use of the smoke, it has been ...

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    New York City Opera Artists Authorize Strike

    The artists of the New York City Opera have voted to give the negotiating committee of their union, the American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA), the authorization to call a strike against City Opera. The vote comes just weeks before the opera's season-opening production of "Macbeth," scheduled to premiere ...

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    Sexual Politics: Words...

    "What we're seeing now-and it's reflected in the women's plays-are women redefining what feminism is and what they

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    Cast Changes

    On March 2, "Cabaret" said "Wilkommen" to two new faces. On Tuesday, Boyd Gaines took over the role of Clifford Bradshaw. Gaines was last seen in the Roundabout productions of "She Loves Me" and "Company." Also on that date, Mary McCormack, took over for Jennifer Jason Leigh as Sally Bowles.

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    BLUE MAN GROUP

    Blue Man Productions will hold an open call for Blue Man Group, an off-Broadway, non-verbal, musically driven production. Performances run in Las Vegas, Chicago, and Boston. There is pay.

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    CLUBS FOR ENTERTAINERS: Words...

    I was dying to join the Friars. All my peers belonged - Jan Murray, Jack Carter, and Milton Berle.

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    Broadway Show League: May 11 Results

    Miss Saigon: 18, Music Man: 13 (MVP: Will

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    "Fosse," "The Iceman Cometh" Lead the List of Outer Critics Circle Nominations

    "Fosse" and "The Iceman Cometh" led all nominees with eight categories each for the Outer Critics Circle (OCC) Award, the prizes bestowed by the organization of writers on the New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers, national publications, and other media beyond Broadway. OCC award nominations typically precede the Tony and ...