Mitchell Edmonds was an unforgettable Captain Shotover in A Noise Within's 1999 production of Shaw's Heartbreak House-a lovably testy, preoccupied ancient mariner whose magnificent white beard like a cumulus cloud would put Santa Claus to shame, and whose Olympian demeanor proclaimed him a mythic figure right smack out ...
In a recent review photo for The Nanjing Race (4/15/99) at the New Conservatory Theatre Center, the actor in the picture was misidentified. His name is Robert Wu. BSW regrets this
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The Eastern section of the joint board of directors of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, in a key test of the proposed new contract covering film and primetime TV actors, has voted overwhelmingly to approve the unions' participation in a two-year study ...
The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation has announced four performing arts grants totaling $5.5 million. The largest grant, $3 million, will be given to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D. C., to endow new international arts
Ben Cameron, a Target Department Store executive whose credits include a stint with the NEA, has been named the new executive director of the Theatre Communications Group (TCG). He will assume his post on June
Charitable contributions in the United States reached $150.7 billion in 1996, a jump of nearly $10 billion, according to a study released by the American Association of Fund-Raising Counsel (AAFRC) Trust for Philanthropy. And the arts community has benefited from this increased
The American Federation of Musicians (AFM) Local 802 (the Association of Musicians of Greater New York) has taken an aggressive role this year in attempts to improve conditions for performers in professional theatre.