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    Martha Graham Company in a Spin, Needs a Lift

    During her lifetime, modern dance choreographer Martha Graham was lauded by supporters who thought she was expanding terpsichorean possibilities, and denounced by detractors who thought she was destroying the art form's standards. But it wasn't until she died in 1991 that the controversies got truly ruinous, and in ...

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    Out on the Edge Festival Doubles the Fun

    The third annual Out on the Edge Together Festival is scheduled to take place April 29-May 30, and Paul Nagle, playwright/festival executive director, says the full month of programming means that this year's gathering is double the length of the first two

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    GIVE THEM A REASON TO HEAR YOU: CHOOSING THE RIGHT MATERIAL

    Countless thousands of songs have been written. You're going to do a cabaret show and you've got to pick a dozen of them. How do you choose? A song may be quite wonderful, but is it right for you? Or for your

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    "VICTOR/VICTORIA"

    The American Musical Theatre will hold Equity and non-Equity auditions for Victor/Victoria, a Broadway musical. Dir. Seth Reines. Non-Equity rehearsals start Apr. 9. Equity rehearsals start Apr. 30. Performances run May 17-June 3. There is pay for non-Equity performers.

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    "Young, Gifted and Black" Off-Broadway

    A Place in the Sun Productions is presenting "To Be Young, Gifted, and Black," by Robert Nemiroff, directed by Victoria Ward, for an Off-Broadway run at the Victoria 5 Theater in Harlem, Feb. 7-March

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    Tony Nominations Are Pro-"Life"

    The press conference announcing the 1996-97 annual Tony Award nominations was full of "Life"--12 nominations full, in fact. "The Life," the musical about prostitutes and pimps plying their trade in a pre-Disney Times Square, reaped a dozen nods from the Tony Nominating Committee--the most of any production this season.

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    "Fantasticks" Nears 16,000; Seeks Alums

    On Fri., Dec. 18, "The Fantasticks," the show billed as the world's longest running musical, will celebrate its 16,000th performance. While his publicity office is seeking to gather the production's acting alumni for a media event, producer Lore Noto took time this week to reflect back on ...

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    B'WAY to Hold Annual Free "Spring Health Fair"

    Better Wellness and You (BWAY) will hold its free Spring Health Fair on Thurs., May 6, from noon to 5:30 pm, in the Audition Center of the Equity Building, 165 W. 46th St., 2nd fl.,

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    PLAYWRIGHTS' CORNER - Conflicting Roles Within Relationships

    In past articles, I've discussed the dramatic implications of a character using different voices because of encountering other characters with whom he or she has contrasting relationships. I've suggested that scripts could be built out of people torn between their loyalties to two or more different people. Certainly ...