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    "Footloose" Producers Flip Flop Sub Head

    Despite poor reviews in the New York press, the producers of "Footloose" are reportedly planning to sink $1 million into an advertising campaign targeting mainstream audiences who fondly remember the movie on which the musical is based. An article in the Daily News on Wed., October 28 said that the ...

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    From the Editor

    Dear Readers and

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    Features Currently Filming In the Tri-State Area

    It's autumn in New York and as the kids go back to school, they'll have to sidestep such movie paraphernalia as sound trucks, actors' dressing-room trailers, and honey wagons--the industry's quaint term for those humungous porto-potties on wheels. But New York kids are so sophisticated that movie-making ...

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    OPEN MIKES AND SHOWCASES

    A survey of clubs, theatres, and other venues that are "open" to unsolicited comedy acts in varying degrees. Most allow performers to sign up on the night of performance; some require submissions and/or auditions, often well in advance of

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    "FISCHERSPOONER L.A."

    Kelly McKaig (prod.) is seeking female dancers, 20-35, any ethnicity, with formal modern dance training, influences of Bob Fosse, Mark Morris, Twyla Tharp, Showgirls, familiarity with project a plus, for Fischerspooner L.A, a multi-media show. Choreo. Jordana Toback. Rehearsals start Feb. 12. Performances run Mar. 1-6 at the Standard ...

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    Corrections

    In our Jan. 8 feature, "Taking Stock: Regional Combined Auditions," we listed some incorrect information regarding the ECTC Combined Regional

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    FREE FOR ALL EVENTS ROUND TOWN THIS WEEK

    Compiled by B.L. Rice and Betsy

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    "SHAKESPEARE'S R&J"

    Brian Spencer (dir.) will hold auditions for Shakespeare's R&J, an adaptation by Joe Calarco. Prod. Dustin Leonard. Rehearsals start Sept. 10. Performances run Oct. 19-Nov. 18 at the Broadway Playhouse. There is pay.

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    SAFETY ON THE STAGE - Working Towards an Injury-Free Environment

    An actor in Pittsburgh was hurt backstage when he fell into an unlit stairwell. A singer in Columbus, Ohio, was severely injured onstage by chemical fog. Dancers are more likely to suffer job-related injuries than professional football players or construction workers. The theatre, in short, can be dangerous place, and ...

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