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    STAGE AND SCREEN: Playing Boss - For L.A. actors, success often comes only after they take responsibility for it.

    Lynnda Ferguson is a woman of extraordinary, statuesque beauty, as well as a rare talent that has made her one of the most sought after regional theatre actors of her generation. At South Coast Repertory, she received kudos, and our Garland Award, for her stunning turn as Amanda in No ...

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    Actors' Fund Opens Landmark Aurora Residence

    City officials, Broadway stars, and thankful actors turned out for the grand opening of the Actors' Fund of America's new housing development, The Aurora Residence, on Fri., June

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    Creating a Monster: Boyd Gaines Unravels "The Shawl"

    Boyd Gaines has created a smiling, charming, tastefully dressed monstrosity. He knows it, though he's hesitant to summarize his character that way. Meanwhile, audiences at the Jewish Repertory Theatre most certainly know it, and they're not at all hesitant about booing and hissing at him for what he ...

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    REGIONAL ROUNDUP

    Atlanta's usually somnolent summer has been shattered by the onslaught of the Olympics. The city is full of people and traffic. But it isn't just about sports: Theatre, music, dance, film, and lectures are all over

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    Bit Parts : Casella Can't Stop

    You'd think that playing Timon the meerkat on Broadway in "The Lion King" eight performances a week would be enough. But Drama Desk-nominee Max Casella, who has won Theatre World and Drama League awards for the '97-'98 theatrical season, is spreading his glory. He's grabbed a role ...

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    NEA May Cop $99M

    With fiery issues of impeachment, the Kosovo war, and Chinese espionage either doused or placed on a lower burn, Congress has finally begun the budget appropriation

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    ACTOR'S ACTOR: Lea DeLaria - Move Over, Merman

    It would be enough to drive many actors from the callous depths of New York into the soothing bosom of the Hollywood Hills.

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    LONDON CALLING: Last Words on Dear Johnnie

    What else is there to be said about the late Sir John Gielgud? Here are some tidbits that may not have crossed the Atlantic. Although leading obituarists predictably hailed him the greatest British actor of the 20th century, Sir John was to most of the population a vaguely familiar small-part ...

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    SAG/NY Election Results Stand

    A specially-convened Screen Actors Guild/New York committee voted unanimously last week to let stand the results of the November election for the NY National Board of Directors, despite a challenge from eight independent