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    SAG/NY's Prez, Chair Discuss Nominees

    Last week, Back Stage published an article about seven actors running as an independent slate for the New York and national boards of Screen Actors Guild. We received several phone calls and letters from candidates responding to the article. To assure a balance, this week we'll discuss SAG/NY ...

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    Many Theatres Change Curtains After Disasters

    The terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centers Sept. 11 have caused several postponements and cancellations of theatrical events throughout the area. All Broadway shows were dark until Thurs., Sept. 13, and several Off-Broadway shows in Greenwich Village, the East Village, Soho, and Tribeca were closed even longer, until Mayor ...

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    S. California gov't, entertainment facilities close

    Key government and office buildings in Los Angeles have been closed or evacuated, including City Hall and the Library Tower, which, at 1,700 feet, is the tallest building west of the Mississippi River.

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    DANCE DIARY - All-Balanchine, All-NYC Ballet

    During the first week of its winter season, New York City Ballet featured an all-Balanchine program consisting of "Ballo della Regina," "Kammermusik No. 2," "Sonatine," and "Brahms-Schoenberg

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    Gladiator Vs. Tiger

    Two larger-than-life epics involving swords, love, and valor will duke it out for the 73rd annual Academy Awards

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    Liza Minnelli To Pinch-Hit On Broadway Again

    For the second time in her career, Liza Minnelli will pinch-hit for a major Broadway star when she takes over the title role of "Victor/Victoria" for four weeks, Jan. 7-Feb.

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    Where Do We Go From Here?

    What has come to be known as 9/11 has changed the world we live in, and brought home to New Yorkers, and Americans at large, that we are all vulnerable. Everyday, somewhere around the world—particularly in Israel—we see that there is no real defense against suicide bombers.

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    Hitting the Right Note

    Getting Cast in Today's Broadway MusicalsIn this, our annual "Spotlight on Singing and Music," we've devoted our entire staff-written feature to casting notices. Well, almost: They're not quite what you're used to in our regular casting pages, but they may be even better. We've interviewed ...

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    Talking With Uta Hagen

    When Uta Hagen speaks, people listen. And for good reason. She's not only one of the finest actors in the American theatre, but one of the country's leading acting teachers. Her books "Respect for Acting" and "A Challenge for the Actor" have influenced actor training across America.