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    BISTRO BITS: Personal Bests

    Several performers are currently doing their best work ever. Singer Teri Lynn Paul has been a popular face on the cabaret scene for a number of years, but in the last year or so, her talent has blossomed. She has found her artistic voice‹as an emotionally sensitive, intensely focused ...

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    Commercial Strike Sees Actors "Up,' 500 Interim Pacts

    The on-location setting wasn't the most romantic: the sidewalk at Sixth Avenue and 42nd Street in front of the Bell Atlantic building. And no cameras rolled to record the some 25 picketing actors. But, dressed in their union strike T-shirts, and carrying signs, they kept repeating their rhyming lines ...

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    Equity, League: Offer Proposals

    The hush-hush world of negotiations have opened somewhat on the production contract between Actors' Equity Association and the League of American Theatres and Producers. Equity placed its summaries of both sides' proposals on its website late last

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    REGIONAL ROUNDUP

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    THE SEARCH FOR SIGNS OF INTELLIGENT LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE

    There wasn't a more lauded theatrical production in all of the 1980s than playwright/director Jane Wagner's The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe, which served as the ultimate vehicle for Wagner's multitalented life partner and collaborator, Lily Tomlin. Fifteen years later, Tomlin has ...

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    "ROMEO & JULIET"

    Brian Spencer (dir.) will hold auditions for Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet. Prod. Dustin Leonard. Rehearsals start Sept. 10. Performances run Oct. 19-Nov. 18 at the Broadway Playhouse. There is pay.

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    DANCERS, "JUBILEE!"

    Fluff LeCoque (assoc. prod.) will hold an open call for Jubilee!, a stage extravaganza. Dir. Tom Hansen. Performances run at the Jubilee Theatre, Bally's Las Vegas. There is pay.

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    NMTC: Creative Artists Participate

    At O'Neill CenterThe National Music Theater Conference (NMTC) has announced the eleven artists who will participate in its annual Conference at the Eugene O'Neill Theater

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    Let Procedures Change: Talent Will Win Out

    There have been many different reactions to Actors' Equity's newest audition-procedures proposal based on the National Labor Relation Board's recent proposed ruling. (See related story on page one of this week's issue.) Equity, of course, is in favor of it, and so are its members. Non-union performers ...

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    OBITS

    Janet Reed, 83,