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    Major Dilemma, Gift of Gab

    Dear Jack: I am a sophomore in college, and I am thinking about majoring in theatre. What are the advantages and disadvantages of that majoring?

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    Masha No Home

    "Masha No Home," presented by the East West Players at the David Henry Hwang Theatre at the Union Center for the Arts, 120 Judge John Aiso St., L.A. Thu.-Sat. 8 p.m. Sat.-Sun. 2 p.m. Nov. 12-Dec. 7. $28-33. (213) 625-7000, ext. 20.

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    A Funny Thing Happened...While Job Hunting

    After returning from my last gig, I found myself back in the usual New York routine: Search Back Stage, attend audition, get rejected, start again. The difference on this occasion was not the big plans or high hopes, but the complete lack of money. Despite a lengthy last contract, I ...

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    A Middling 'Millie' and an Uneasy 'Night'

    When a Broadway transfer sweeps into town, having recently won six Tony Awards, expectations are naturally high. Too high, perhaps, because several newspaper reviewers have been completely underwhelmed by the arrival of Thoroughly Modern Millie to the Shaftesbury Theatre—"You'll like the costumes" read one headline, while another suggested ...

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    Mentor Project Announces Finalists

    Renowned playwrights Michael Weller, Ed Bullins, and A.R. Gurney have introduced the three finalists selected to participate in the Cherry Lane Mentor Project. They are Kendra L. Levin, Alexandra Bullen, and Joseph C. Fisher. The announcement was made Mon., Dec. 1, at the Cherry Lane's Studio Theatre. Both ...

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    Valenti Hears Appeals on Oscar 'Screener' Limits

    Movie critics, independent film producers and organizers of the Golden Globe Awards made last-ditch appeals to the major Hollywood studios on Thursday to ease controversial new limits on the circulation of video copies of films vying for Oscars.

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    Bush Resigns as Charlotte Rep A.D.

    Michael Bush, producing artistic director of Charlotte Repertory Theatre, abruptly resigned his position on Mon., Nov. 10, according to a written statement released by the company at press time.

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    Nielsen Defends Reporting

    Young men are watching "substantially less" primetime TV this season than they did last season, according to a new report from Nielsen Media Research.

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    If you have any problems with any of our casting

    If you have any problems with any of our casting listings, or if anyone has misrepresented him or herself in any of the notices, we want to know about it. Notify us in writing (c/o Back Stage Casting, 770 Broadway, 4th fl., NYC 10003, Attn: Casting Complaints) and we ...

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    My Big Gay Italian Wedding

    The title hardly promises nuance and subtlety, but, even so, as an exercise in obviousness, this show takes the wedding cake.