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    Anti-NEA Senators Push To Scrap Agency

    Sen. Jesse Helms (R-N.C.) and other conservative senators took their best shot at ending the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) this week. The Senate was expected to vote on bills to scrap the agency by the week's

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    The Edinburgh Experience

    This was my fifth visit in a row to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The festival takes place for three weeks in August and last year celebrated its 50th anniversary. Why do I keep going back, you ask, especially when New York City recently played host to its own International Fringe ...

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    Stage Manager as Guru Reading the Director's Mind and Fulfilling the Vision

    What does a director want from a stage manager? "The stage manager should be able to read my mind," laughed Joel Bishoff, director of "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change," and of "Over the River." He was speaking as a member of the panel on "The Role of ...

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    REGIONAL ROUNDUP

    In a move that comes as a surprise to most of Boston's theatre community, Peter Altman has announced his resignation as producing director of the Huntington Theatre Company, a position he has held since the company was founded in 1982. His resignation seems to be an amicable one. Altman ...

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    In Chicago, Actors Strike Ain't Toddlin'

    "The American labor movement started in Chicago," said Norm Woodel in a tone signifying that Chicago union actors are determined to carry on a sacred

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    FACE TO FACE: Kristin Chenoweth

    A New Star Sallies Forth

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    Obituaries

    Bob Trow, 72, of 'Mister

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    Eight Hall of Famers Named

    The Theater Hall of Fame has announced its 1998 honorees, who will be ceremonially inducted at the Gershwin Theatre on Feb

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    Westside Repertory Closes

    The Westside Repertory Theatre, a familiar outpost on Manhattan's Upper West Side for 29 years, was closed this week by Managing Director Fred Mann. Mann had run the theatre for the past five

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    DANCE DIARY

    ABT Exits the Season in