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    More NYC Musical Development Resources

    For all composers, lyricists, and librettists desiring development support, Back Stage has updated the following information from New York-based organizations that support and help to shape the work of those who write musicals. Many of these groups may be interested in receiving your submissions. Organizations that we may have inadvertently ...

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    Free Readings

    Starting Tues., Feb. 24, Applause Books will be presenting bi-monthly free readings open to the general public. The readings take place every other Tuesday at 7:30pm. Located at 211 W. 71st St., Applause will offer West Side Repertory Theatre's presentation of Niccolo Machiavelli's comedy "La Mandreagola" on ...

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    Gypsy of Year-a Winning Year

    The 11th Annual Gypsy of The Year Competition raised a whopping $2,080,000 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA), beating last year's record of $1,751,

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    Laughing Matters

    Listen Up THIS COLUMN IS DEDICATED to a few tips and helpful hints. Things that, at first glance, may seem simplistic, but for that very reason are easy to overlook. Some of them I overlooked myself when I was doing stand-up. Others I learned along the

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    Council Snubs Mayor; DCA Gets $101M For Now

    As of last Tuesday afternoon, New York City's Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) was doing quite well, thank you. The City Council had voted to override Mayor Rudolph Giuliani's veto of the council's $34 billion budget. That gave DCA a total of $101.2 million, negating the ...

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    FACE TO FACE: John Pielmeier

    Is the Thriller a Voice in the

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    FEATURE: THE PHONE AGE - A Pager Will Do

    Cell phones are definitely all the rage, but those who choose to go pager-only couldn't be happier. Mona Mansour, voiceover artist and stage actor, previously used a phone but now finds her numeric pager perfectly sufficient. One of the biggest advantages is

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    LeTang Master Class

    Tap dancing legend Henry LeTang will give a series of master classes, April 1-7 at the Broadway Dance Center (BDC).

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    "Fosse," "The Iceman Cometh" Lead the List of Outer Critics Circle Nominations

    "Fosse" and "The Iceman Cometh" led all nominees with eight categories each for the Outer Critics Circle (OCC) Award, the prizes bestowed by the organization of writers on the New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers, national publications, and other media beyond Broadway. OCC award nominations typically precede the Tony and ...

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    Broadway Show League: May 11 Results

    Miss Saigon: 18, Music Man: 13 (MVP: Will