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    CABARET CROSS-COUNTRY

    The following is a comprehensive listing of cabaret rooms in selected cities across the country. They range from small clubs that book up-and-coming performers to more renowned clubs that book only well-known, established acts. When contacting the booking agent, be sure to check booking policy (auditions, appointments, open mike nights ...

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    Actor Orbach Sues eBay

    (BPI) Online auctioneer eBay is the target of a suit filed Monday by actor Jerry Orbach, seeking unspecified damages for displaying his Social Security number on the Internet. The number appeared in an ad by a used book and document dealer putting up two of Orbach's contracts for

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    THE CRAFT: Mechanics of Movement - Laban Theory can help actors suit the action to the word.

    We've probably all heard of Laban Movement Theory, a system of studying the mechanics of human movement. For actors, it can help us connect up our external movement and our internal impulses-especially useful in creating characters. But although it's taught at various training centers and universities in the ...

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    A Preview of Back Stage's Fall Season

    It was almost 90 degrees one day last month and I walked into Bloomingdale's. All the summer clothes were pushed aside, on sale, and on racks, and taking centerstage were the designers' new fall/winter collections. It just seemed so out of place. These designers were at their drawing ...

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    'Cats' Lawsuit Will Go to Jury

    A federal judge is allowing "Cats" 's makeup artist to sue the megashow's producers for copyright infringement and more

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    Outer Critics Circle Makes "Contact"

    "Contact" received five awards from the Outer Critics Circle which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this season, it was announced by press release on Mon., May 1. The dance play was judged a musical by the Circle despite the fact that all of its music is taped. A similar decision ...

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    ACTOR'S ACTOR: Petula Clark - This Is Her Song

    When she was told that no less than Julie Harris thought her Norma in Sunset Boulevard the best she'd seen onstage, Petula Clark seemed both pleased and humbly astonished, saying, "What a wonderful thing to say, and coming from her, my God! She came to see me in London ...

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    Letter from the EditorFrom the Editor:

    Yuletide cheer notwithstanding, tomorrow marks a sad day for West Coast actors. It will be the last day at work for Kevyne Baar, the West Coast Field Representative for Actors Equity Association, who has overseen Equity and Eligible auditions and served as a sort of traveling union ambassador for several ...

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    CORRECTION

    The wrong box office number was listed with last week's review of Eleemosynary at the Colony Studio Theatre. The correct phone number is (323) 665-3011. Also, in Back Stage West's Spotlight on Singing (5/28/98), an old phone number was listed for singing coach Deborah Shulman. The ...