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    OVATIONS PROFILE: Old-School Gentlemen - Jerome Lawrence and Robert Fryer

    Ovations honorees Jerome Lawrence and Robert Fryer reflect on their lives in the

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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

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    Patricia Kerr Ross, 60, Arts

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    Juilliard Halfway to $100M Goal

    Juilliard's five-year, $100 million capital campaign, the largest in the history of performing arts conservatories, has already raised $51 million. The monies will be used for a series of initiatives, including increasing scholarship aid and faculty salaries, commissioning and producing new works, and renovating the school's building at ...

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    Film Festival Features World Premieres

    The 35th annual New York Film Festival will feature 28 films, some of which are world premieres. The festival opens Sept. 26, and will run through Oct. 12 at Lincoln

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    Broadway Season '98-'99 Sets Box Office Record

    This past year on Broadway began somewhat inauspiciously. Shortly after the season's start in June, just a month after the League of American Theatres and Producers released Broadway's record-breaking box office and attendance figures for '97-'98, a freakish construction accident at Four Times Square forced the closure ...

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    DANCE DIARY - A Merry, Crowd-Pleasing "Widow"

    Ronald Hynd's evening-length ballet The Merry Widow, which is based on the Franz Lehar operetta, was originally staged for The Australian Ballet in 1975. The production has since been acquired by The National Ballet of Canada, The Vienna State Ballet, and The La Scala Ballet in

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    Doris Duke Doles Out $11.5 Million

    The New York City based Franklin H. Williams Caribbean Center/African Diaspora Institute won $1 million grant from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation to solidify its role as a leading commissioner, producer, and presenter of traditional and contemporary artists of African descent by creating an