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    Home is Where the Actors' Hearts Are

    Good news for older performance professionals who are finding it difficult to surmount the problems of high rents and solo living: The Actors' Fund of America operates two residences in Englewood, NJ that are now accepting applications from prospective

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    Roundabout Tables "Cabaret" Till 1998

    The Roundabout Theatre Company and British director Sam Mendes have decided to postpone their production of "Cabaret," originally planned for January 1997, until the spring of

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    ACTORS' DIALOGUE: Georg Stanford Brown & Kathryn Dora Brown

    "Children have never been very good at listening to their elders," wrote author James Baldwin in Nobody Knows My Name, "but they have never failed to imitate them." The relationship of Cuban actor Georg Stanford Brown and his daughter Kathryn Dora Brown (whose mother is actress Tyne Daly) proves no ...

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    Check Yourself: LL Cool J left his confrontational rap star image at the door to become a humble actor learning his craft.

    The name LL Cool J still triggers images of the pumped-up boast-rap prince who broke onto the scene at age 16, clad in his trademark Kangor hat and white Pumas, thick gold chain over a bare chest, rocking the mic with sex-charged rhymes. Always oozing innuendo, his music took surprising ...

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    Musical Will Go Directly to Vegas

    "Notre Dame de Paris," a popular French musical closely based on Victor Hugo's "Hunchback of Notre Dame," will go directly to Las Vegas from Europe instead of making the traditional stop on Broadway. The show will begin an open-ended run this January at the new Paris Las Vegas Casino ...

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    Correction

    In last week's report on the Drama Desk Awards, we omitted the winner in the category of Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play: Alfred Molina for his performance in "Art." He is also nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play and he and his fellow ...

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    BISTRO BITS: Howard Who?

    I'd never heard of Howard Fishman when I went to see the Howard Fishman Quartet at the Oak Room at the Algonquin. His name puts one in mind of an accountant-and with the exception of one haircut, the four gentlemen look like accountants. But they sure don't sound ...

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    The New Duality Acting Conservatory

    The New Duality Acting Conservatory, previously known as the Piero Dusa Acting Conservatory, has passed on the torch to Michael Vincent Doane, its new artistic director. Piero Dusa has moved west to train actors at the Dusa Playhouse in Santa Monica, CA. Fall courses include three on-camera classes, acting technique ...

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    TALENT BEAT

    Some fall shows currently in development for midseason:

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    Pew Trust Grants

    The Pew Charitable Trust, the philanthropic activities of which are concentrated in the Philadelphia area, has awarded its latest batch of