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    "Kate' the Great at Tony Time; "Copenhagen,' "Contact' Best New Shows

    Another Tonys, another sweep: The first show ever to win a Best Musical Tony-"Kiss Me, Kate," in 1949-was the big winner again at the 2000 Tony Awards ceremony, held Sun., June 4 at Radio City Music

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    No "Compassion!" In St. Louis

    The New Theatre has been forced to cancel its season-ending production of "Love! Valour! Compassion!," scheduled to run May 3-9 at the Westport Playhouse. The Equity theatre could not find an alternative site, and some of those involved feel that the production's homelessness resulted, in part, from the play ...

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    CORRECTION

    Our apologies for a transcribing error in the June 26 issue. In our coverage of the "Truman Show" copyright infringement lawsuit, plaintiff Mark Dunn quoted from a New York Post article and we switched agent Lynn Pleshette's name with that of New York Post writer Sue Shapiro. Corrected, the ...

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    42nd Street Recovers from Collapsed Selwyn

    After the intial shock of the Dec. 30 collapse of the six-story Selwyn office building on 42nd Street, the area returned to normal rather quickly.

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    CORRECTIONS

    In last week's story and chart calculating the economics of the various proposed commercial contracts (Back Stage West, 9/7/00), at least one figure supplied by ad industry representative Ira Shepard has been questioned. Shepard assured BSW that the proposed 13-week buyout for any cable commercial aired more ...

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    THE BRITISH ALTERNATIVE: BEYOND LONDON

    Most Americans researching the British alternative for acting classes look no farther than London. In fact, some of the highest standards of teaching are to be found outside the capital. Over the course of several weeks, our London columnist, David McGillivray, visited four regional drama schools, gathering material for these ...

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    Auditions at a Glance

    Thursday, August

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    Black Stage West - August Wilson Convenes Town Hall on African-American Theatre

    When August Wilson gave his now-famous speech, "The Ground on Which I Stand," at the Theatre Communications Group's national conference in June of 1996, it was immediately controversial for his stated opposition to non-traditional

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