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    Senior Adult Theatre: Nationwide, the Stage Expands

    In 1790, when actor-manager Lewis Hallam, Jr. turned 50, half of the nation's population was under 16 years old. By 1990, when August Wilson won the Pulitzer Prize for drama with "The Piano Lesson," the average American was 33. Demographers figure that in another 50 years, the median age ...

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    STYLIST, YETTA YOUNG PRODS.

    Yetta Young (prod.) is seeking a hair stylist and makeup artist for a film. Shoot starts Mar. 3. There is possible pay. Send resumé by Feb. 24 to 840 1/2 Waterloo St., L.A., CA 90026 or fax to (213) 483-6837.

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    CABARET MONTH HAPPENINGS

    During Cabaret Month, Back Stage lists artists appearing at various cabaret rooms around town. Call for further information on specific times, cover charges, and

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    ACTORS' TAXES

    Implementing

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    Bonney Studio

    The Jim Bonney Studio announces its fifth year of Actor Training at Theatre Row Studios, West 42nd Street, NYC. Along with teaching the on-going two-year Meisner Program and Emotional Workshops, Bonney is now interviewing for his 12-week intensive class, "Meisner Plus." The class, which combines traditional Meisner acting technique with ...

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    Ford Foundation Funds Arts-Technology

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    Transplanting a "Garden"

    In the golden age of musical theatre, an abundant number of shows were adapted from plays--"My Fair Lady," "Oklahoma!," "West Side Story," "Hello, Dolly!" to name just a few. In the last decade, musicals adapted from novels have been flourishing on Broadway: "Ragtime," "Kiss of the Spider Woman, "The ...

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    Friends and Neighbors: Whether putting on a show in a small town or putting on a show for CBS, Amy Brenneman relishes the collaborative process.

    While actors come to television and film careers from all walks of life, most come from the stage. Some, like Willem Dafoe or Tim Robbins or Lucy Liu, come from experimental or avant-garde theatre rather than Broadway, regional stages, or M.F.A. acting programs. These actors often keep one ...

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    ATW Awarded $25,000 Grant

    The American Theatre Wing has received $25,000 from the Billy Rose Foundation, Inc. to extend two year-round programs: the "Working in the Theatre" seminars and the Theatre In-School

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    Clinton Will Attend "King" Despite Protests

    Despite protests from New York Democratic candidates, President Clinton is still scheduled to attend a Sept. 14 benefit performance of "The Lion