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    Learning How to Play the Game How Actors Cope With Casters

    When it comes to commercials, the actors who book consistently understand the importance of building relationships. They also know that managing stress and understanding human nature is as important as anything else when working with casting directors. In short, the actors who book frequently have simply learned how to play ...

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    New York's Fringe Festival: Expect the Unexpected

    To the sound track of "The Exorcist," skaters whirl about in bell-bottoms and halter tops. The glides and leaps serve as both backdrop for and commentary on the pitfalls of growing up--you guessed it--repressed and inauthentic. The usual suspects are at it again: school, church, and

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    Broadway Show League

    In the second week of Broadway Show League Softball action, some teams are already emerging as forces to be reckoned with. The "Ragtime" squad, now 2-0 and leading the league in total runs with 41, beat "Blue Man Group," 20-15. "Side Man" be-bopped and skatted its way to a 2-0 ...

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    Memorial Services

    A memorial service will be held for Jerome Robbins on Mon., Nov. 16 at 7:30 pm at the New York State Theatre at Lincoln Center, Broadway and 63rd Street. Doors open at 7

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    PROFILE: Weill's Body - Kurt Weill wrote songs that laugh to keep from crying. The orphaned Happy End inspired some of his best.

    I hate playing favorites and composing "best of" lists, and I studiously avoided the temptation last year to engage in such fast-food journalism as a new century and a new millennium supposedly dawned on us (that's next year, if you

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    NJ Comes Closer to Giving Theatres $1M: Paper Mill, Crossroads to Share Proposed Largesse

    The entire New Jersey State Assembly will soon consider a bill to provide badly needed funding to two regional theatres. The appropriations committee passed the bill out of committee Mon., May 1, authorizing a total of $1 million in matching grants to the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn and the ...

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    THE CRAFT: Acting Instrument - Playing a musical instrument onstage demands another level of awareness.

    Audiences always seem delighted when an actor proves to be more than a one-trick pony. They're especially enchanted when a performer can act, sing, dance... and play a musical instrument. Or two. How do these quadruple-threat wunderkinds integrate their musicianship with their acting

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    THE CRAFT: The Science of Suffering

    The Science of Suffering: Portraying pain realistically onstage involves preparation, research, and

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    Programs for the Young

    These companies have not only made their presence known through productions. Irish Rep. has extended its reach beyond the theatre world with its City as School program, now in its fourth year. Ten high school students who are having trouble in school are accepted annually as interns, and receive academic ...

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    Southeastern Theatre Conference Auditions

    The Southeastern Theatre Conference will hold its annual Fall Professional Auditions on Sept. 13-14 in Greensboro, N.C., at the Hilton