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    New York Public Library Gets "Priceless' Rudolf Nureyev Collection

    A comprehensive collection comprising hundreds of videotapes, films, and audiotapes, documenting the life and career of the legendary dancer Rudolf Nureyev, has been given to the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library for the Performing

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    Bistro Bits - Once in a Lifetime

    I AN ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT TURN, VETERAN performer-songwriter Anthony Newley, at 64, has made his New York cabaret debut at Rainbow & Stars. God, can this man sing. And, I don't mean that technically. Qualitatively, his raspy voice, with its almost farcical vibrato, is nothing spectacular. But when he sings, you ...

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    Commercial Casting DirectorsList Compiled by Scott Proudfit

    The following is a list of independent casting directors in the New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles areas who cast for commercials. Casting directors request that all initial contact must be made through the mail. Do not call or visit their

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    Broadway Group Honors Giuliani

    Mayor Rudolph Giuliani was honored on Jan. 23 by the Broadway Association, the first time the 87-year-old civic organization has so recognized a sitting

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    ATW Performance Seminar

    Broadway actors got their first breakthrough jobs through open calls. Ann Duquesnay was cast in "Bubbling Brown Sugar" after reading in the trades about an open call. With no formal training or credits, she learned that "Life can be a good teacher too." She told her audience at the seminar ...

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    VIEW OF THE DOME

    When Theresa Rebeck's political satire, View of the Dome, first played in Chicago in 1996, audiences loved it while critics trashed it, saying, "It could never happen here!" There are a lot of words being eaten now that Monicagate is a reality of record, its fallout still washing around ...

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    "LIFE! (IT AIN'T LIKE IN THE BROCHURES...)"

    Peter Russell (dir.) is accepting submissions for Life! (It Ain't Like in the Brochures), a digital film. Shoot starts Apr. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is pay.

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    Less Is More: Three Authors on the One-Act Play Form

    Although the Greeks seems to have started it all with the classic model of a five-act play, the one-act has had a prominent role in theatre history. Practitioners of the form range from Molire and Calder—n to Ibsen, Chekhov, Yeats, and Shaw; to O'Neill, O'Casey, and Pirandello ...