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    Curtain Up on Broadway Opening

    Black ties and red, white and blue ribbons came out Thursday for Broadway's first opening of the fall season and its first musical--"Urinetown," an unlikely comic entertainment about a dastardly company that controls a city's public toilets.

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    SPOTLIGHT ON SUMMER TRAINING PROGRAMS: Authority Figures - Interns in adminstration and management leave their egos, and clear job descriptions, at the door

    Although perhaps no longer in its infancy, theatre management and administration as an academic major, as compared to other areas of theatre arts, is certainly pre-adolescent. That translates into both advantages and disadvantages for those looking for summer internships that will teach the ins and outs of development, audience services ...

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    CORRECTIONS

    In the "How Do I Join the Unions?" section of our Welcome to L.A. feature (BSW, 7/26/01), it was mistakenly written that AFTRA offers a discount in dues if the performer wishing to join is already a member of another actors' union. Parent union discounts have not ...

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    Sills to Receive Dewhurst Award

    Soprano Beverly Sills has been named recipient of the Dewhurst Lifetime Achievement Award from the Americans for the

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    CORRECTION

    In last week's review of Kiss Me, Kate (BSW, 8/30/01), critic Les Spindle referred to the "late, great Howard Keel." It appears that rumors of Mr.

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    The 17th Annual Bistro Awards-- And the Winner Is...

    Whoever said performing in cabaret was easy?

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    DiCaprio, Eastwood Win at Palm Springs

    The world economy is in dire straits, but you sure wouldn't know it from the red carpet at the 20th-annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala.

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    ATA Pact Flack

    SAG Leaders Battle As Member Vote Nears

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    Tartuffe

    "Tartuffe," presented by the Pasadena Shakespeare Company at Fremont Centre Theatre, 1000 Fremont Avenue, S. Pasadena. Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m. Sept. 1-Sept. 30. $15-18. (626) 564-8564.

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    Key West Fest Forsakes Quality for Audience Size

    The Key West Theatre Festival seems to be involved in an ongoing game of "Monopoly." For the past two years, it had taken two steps forward, offering some challenging new works, but this year's Festival effort has stumbled a bit and taken a step backward.