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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

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    Broadway Alliance Extends in Heavy Contract Season

    The demands of a contract-heavy season have led the League of American Theatres and Producers and the theatrical unions to extend the current Broadway Alliance contract until December 29 of this year. The contract had officially expired in

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    Border Radio

    Ric Salinas is having an LATC flashback. This affliction, endemic to many West Coast theatre artists who had the chance to work at the Los Angeles Theatre Center before it lost its city funding as a fully producing entity in 1991, usually strikes when someone is lamenting the lack of ...

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    Soap Workshop

    Actor's Arena will sponsor a workshop by L.A. soap opera casting director Gwenn Hillier, as well as a free seminar on "How to Become a Working Bi-Coastal Actor,"on Tues., Aug. 20, in midtown Manhattan. Hillier works with Mark Teschner on an Emmy Award-winning soap opera taped in ...

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    Actors'Taxes

    The More Things ChangeIt's tax time once more, and here you are again wondering how you're going to get through it. You've been following this column now for a couple of years and you think you've got it down pretty good. Everything should sail through as