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    Witness Predicts Long-Playing "Lion"

    (BPI) LOS ANGELES-Jeffrey Katzenberg's chief expert witness gazed into his crystal ball again last week and predicted that "The Lion King" stage play will run in London through the year 2010, though there's really no way of knowing because the play won't open there until next

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    Actors Ask, We Answer

    At the panel discussions that I moderated at Back Stage's Actorfest last November, I asked audience members to write down questions for the guest speakers. Unfortunately, many of those questions never got asked because of time constraints, but I did promise those attending that I would address them in ...

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    NEA Grants For NY Down By 50 %

    The National Endowment for the Arts' (NEA) fall and spring grant monies to New York's arts organizations have dropped nearly 50 percent between fiscal 1997 and FY98. Grants for not-for-profit theatre projects also have fallen, but by a lesser

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    Back Stage West's Actorfest '99: A Day for Actors

    Saturday, April 17, 1999; 9 a.m. to 4

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    Coming to Broadway

    Performances of the acclaimed revival of Eugene O'Neill's "The Iceman Cometh" begin at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on March 29, with an official opening on April 8. The cast will feature several film and TV stars, including Kevin Spacey as Hickey, Robert Sean Leonard as Don Parritt, and ...

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    BISTRO BITS: Letting Go

    If being charming and funny is second nature for you, you're more than halfway to having the requirements for a certain kind of solid cabaret act. Which means that Matthew Aibel, who just finished a short stay at Don't Tell Mama, has bistro performing all but knocked. The ...

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    Drama League Goes for Heckart

    Eileen Heckart, who has said her starring role in "The Waverly Gallery" will be the last legit performance of her career, received a Drama League Distinguished Performance Award at a Fri., May 5 luncheon.