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    BIT PARTS : Shift in "Power"?

    Alan Arkin and Elaine May's newest collaboration, "Power Plays," is popular with critics and audiences. So Arkin and May are pulling a "power play" of their own. The two, who co-wrote and co-directed the production, as well as co-star, along with their respective offspring, will leave the show, reportedly ...

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    The 1997 Bistro Awards-- And the Winner Is

    A man who plays Marlene Dietrich; an all-female 15-piece swing jazz orchestra; a musical revue about a wandering troupe of cabaret performers in Finland, 1919. These are just a few of the 36 recipients of Back Stage's 1997 Bistro Awards--expressing the diversity of talent and ideas being showcased in ...

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    Was "Fever' Firing Retaliation?

    The dismissal of the "Saturday Night Fever" stage manager and the subsequent resignation of his three assistants last week appear to be grounds for an Actors' Equity investigation into the possibility of retaliation on the part of the show's producers. Perry Cline, the veteran stage manager of a dozen ...

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    CENTERSTAGE: The Philadelphia Story

    Three weeks ago, if someone mentioned Philadelphia to me, I'd automatically think: Liberty Bell, Declaration of Independence, and Dick Clark and "American

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    A Community Carol

    Who are the people of Cornerstone Theater Company and what do they do? Among other things, they are artists who never stop asking those questions, even after 15 years of making theatre all across the United States, nine of them spent putting down institutional roots in Los Angeles. Amid the ...

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    SHAKSPEARE FEST.

    The Orlando-UCF Shakespeare Festival will hold an Equity and non-Equity open call for its 2001Spring season. Season to include: Romeo and Juliet and As You Like It. Performances run Feb. 20-May 12. Travel and lodging provided. There is pay for non-Equity performers.

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    Dublin Theatre Festival Celebrates 40th Anniversary - Truly International Event Hosts 100 Shows in 2 Weeks

    Theatre-mad Dublin, Ireland, hosted 100 productions this fall: 18 in its main festival program and 82 fringe shows. In its 40th year, the Dublin Theatre Festival (Oct. 4-18) has become truly international, with everything from a stunning flamenco "Carmen" by the theatre company La Cuadra de Sevilla to the 13 ...

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    DGA Board Approves New Film-TV Pact

    (BPI) LOS ANGELES-The Directors Guild of America board of directors has unanimously approved a new three-year film and TV contract that includes pay raises and gives directors more control in the critical areas of postproduction editing schedules and director's