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    Livent Exits Stage Plan

    Beleaguered Livent, the Toronto-based theatrical production company, showed further results of its financial strain last week by declining to follow through with a written commitment to the New 42nd Street to develop the Times Square

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    SAG Awards Honor McDormand, Rush, "Seinfeld"

    The Screen Actors Guild honored its own during the third annual SAG awards, held at the Shrine Auditorium ballroom in Hollywood on Sat., Feb.

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    CenterStage: A Change of Scene for Back Stage

    It's good to be back after several weeks away from this column, and it's especially good to be back to be able to introduce you to Back Stage's brand new look which, we hope, you'll find more appealing and a lot easier to

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    Court Ruling Favors AFCU

    About 3,500 actors‹members of the Actors' Federal Credit Union (AFCU)‹have found reprieve yet again from bankers' attempts to reduce the size of credit unions. A federal appeals court judge in Washington, D.C., has denied the American Bankers Association's (ABA) efforts to block a new rule ...

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    "Signature" Work From Oregon

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    DANCE DIARY 1 - 998: The Year to Compete

    You may well ask, "Since the USA International Ballet Competition doesn't take place until June 13-28, 1998, why tell us about it now?" Well, the competition will accept approximately 100 dancers, and since professional dancers and amateurs will be coming from all over the world, if you want to ...

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    Lincoln Center Waives Rent For Small Groups

    Lincoln Center's Community Arts Project (CAP), an outreach program to assist New York's smaller arts organizations, is waiving basic Alice Tully Hall rental charges for eight organizations--representing theatre, music, and dance--chosen from throughout the

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    Merrick Dies in London

    At press time, Back Stage learned that Broadway producer David Merrick died in London on Tues., April 25. He was

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    RANDOM SIGHTINGS: Circle of Friends

    Those of us who love live theatre know it probably will never have the press, publicity, paparazzi, and fan following that film and TV enjoys (and sometimes doesn't). The annual Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards for distinguished theatre achievement poses no popularity threat to the annual Oscars, nor ...

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    Stevenson Hospitalized: Theatre Wing Chair Collapses After Tonys

    Isabelle Stevenson, chair of the American Theatre Wing, spent more than a week in intensive care after undergoing emergency surgery a few hours after the conclusion of the June 4 Tony Awards ceremony.