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    BISTRO BITS: Mon Coeur S'Ouvre Ta Voix

    Australian singing star Judi Connelli, making her first local cabaret appearance in over a year, is currently in residence at The FireBird Cafe nightly, through Nov.

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    Mid-Coast CUES - Starting Over

    It's back to square one for the $36 million Chicago Music and Dance Theatre, which has abandoned its proposed Cityfront Center construction site. The concept of a 1,500-seat shared home for Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Ballet Chicago, Music of the Baroque, Chicago Opera Theatre, Old Town School of ...

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    CORRECTIONS

    The listing for Rick Von Schnier was omitted from last week's list of Acting Schools and Coaches. It reads as follows: RICK VON SCHNIER is a private coach who focuses primarily on audition preparation (monologue, scene work, and cold reading). Rick has specific training and experience in Stanislavski, Meyerhold ...

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    PROFILE: Security Risk - Director John Boorman goes out on a limb for the performing and production teams he assembles.

    Director/writer/producer John Boorman has made movies about subjects as diverse as a calamitous river-rafting journey through the American backwoods in Deliverance to the ancient myth of King Arthur in Excalibur to an autobiographical child's-eye view of WWII in Hope and Glory. With The General, he branches out ...

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    Creating a Successful Cabaret Show

    A cabaret show is the product of many elements: direction, musical direction, theme, choice of material, venue, technical direction, how you present yourself (what you wear, flyers, photos), and marketing (attracting an audience). In a successful cabaret show, none of these can be

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    Unfinished Silvercup Adds "Riverside' to TV Schedule

    "Riverside," ABC-TV's hour-long, second season replacement series for January, has begun production at Silvercup Studios East, even before the facility's five new soundstages have been completed. "Riverside," set in a fictional New York City hospital, joins "Now and Again," the new primetime dramatic series produced by Paramount for ...

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    Critic's Picks

    - ACME Schmacme, presented by and at the ACME Comedy Theatre, 135 N. La Brea Ave., Hollywood. Through July 25. (213)

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    VOTER - Don Nelson's Busy Year

    Between Sept. 1, 1996 and Aug. 31, 1997, 250 theatre productions in Los Angeles County registered for Ovation consideration. Ovation voter Don Nelson saw 202 of them. Roughly calculating, that means Nelson saw an average of four shows a week--sometimes all on the weekend, in various matinees and occasional morning ...

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    A.R.T./NY Offers Grants for Small Theatres

    The Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York (A.R.T./NY) has received a first-year gift of $40,000 to create a new fund for general operating grants to small

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