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    CORRECTION

    In our review of War Letters (BSW, 2/21/02), critic Hoyt Hilsman called Dan Gerrity "very effective throughout." This plaudit should have gone Tony Abatemarco, who appeared on the night reviewed; Gerrity, his understudy, has not appeared in any of the show's performances.

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    Oscar host Whoopi Goldberg's Oscar stolen, recovered

    Oscar host Whoopi Goldberg's Academy Award was stolen after it was sent out for cleaning, but was recovered Tuesday, the academy said. Goldberg, who won the supporting-actress Oscar for "Ghost" in 1990, had returned it to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which sent it to the ...

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    Bitterroot

    "Bitterroot" is an original. The cast navigates 19th century theatrical conventions, modern non-traditional casting, costumes, props, multiple plots--including an ongoing "play within a play"--and production numbers, which include the singing of excerpts of Lewis and Clark's actual journals.

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    Jig Saw

    Kicking off "Permanent Visitor: A Festival Celebrating Dawn Powell in New York" is "Jig Saw," her 1934 Broadway comedy. The good news is that a new generation will have a chance to experience this 20th-century satirist and social critic. The bad news is that "Jig Saw" has dated badly as ...

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    Harden to Announce Oscar Nominees

    Marcia Gay Harden, who won the supporting-actress Oscar last year, will help announce nominees for the upcoming Academy Awards.

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    NLRB Reopens Williams' Non-Union Tour Case

    The National Labor Relations Board has reopened its investigation involving Actors' Equity Associa-tion's fining of actor Barry Williams for starring in a non-union tour of "The Sound of Music

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    Swingtime Canteen

    "Swingtime Canteen," presented by McCoy Rigby Entertainment at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd., La Mirada. Tues.-Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 2:30 & 8 p.m., Sun. 2:30 & 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1-17. $35. (714) 994-6310.

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    Copyright Permission

    You believe your favorite novel should be adapted into a musical and you want to be the first one with permission to transfer the page to the stage. You are writing a book and want to include a portion of a story written by another author in your book. You ...

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    Friend or Foe

    I recently started working with a manager. She has gotten me some great auditions for some high-profile films. Afterwards, she gave me brutally honest feedback from the casting directors. Part of me feels like I'm new to this level of auditioning, but I don't want to alienate casting ...

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    Obituaries

    Sara Anderson, 55, NTCP CoordinatorSara Anderson, Artist Files Coordinator for the Non-Traditional Casting Project (NTCP) from 1993-1999, passed away Nov. 23. The cause of death was cancer. Anderson was 55.