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    LORT, SSDC Reap Two Contracts With One Talk

    The Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers (SSDC) came out of its recent negotiations with the League of Resident Theatres (LORT) with not one new contract but

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    Red Hunt October

    Hollywood remembered the blacklist this week with a moving evening of reminiscences, film clips, and reenactments of some of the key moments of testimony before the House on Un-American Activities Committee, which began its inquiry into the loyalties of the American Left 50 years ago this

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    ACTOR'S ACTOR: Fionnula Flanagan - "Devine" Inspiration

    Actress Fionnula Flanagan seemed to be only half-joking when expressing her opinion on the difference between comedy and drama: "Comedy is rather more like brain surgery." She explained the analogy. "It just takes that precision. It's hair's-breadth stuff. With drama, what you've got to watch is that ...

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    OBITUARIES

    Carole Kass, Theatre Writer, 73

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    Pataki Proposes $39M for NYSCA in FY98

    Govenor Asks Challenge Programs Be Suspended for Review By Roger

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    "Wild Party" Is Postponed Due To Casting

    Michael John LaChiusa's new musical, "Wild Party," will have to be postponed until casting is settled.

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    tsi/playtime, "mocha latte or..."

    TSI is interviewing directors for an award-winning one-act by Bobby Fishkin, "Mocha Latte or Cookie Dough." Producer states: "Inside a world of avant-garde tinkering with theatrical conventions that pits stagehand against actors and audience, is a comic and hip exploration of the role of superficiality in our lives." Send resumes ...

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    SAG Storm Over Business Reps

    The Screen Actors Guild's business representatives in Los Angeles, complaining of hostile supervision and skimpy paychecks, reportedly are looking to organize through the Teamsters.

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    Spooky Dog

    Reviewed by Leonard Jacobs

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    Hewes Design Winners Announced

    The expression "The award-winning 'Squonk'..." may well sound unlikely to anyone who read the reviews of that show's ill-fated Broadway bow last season, but it is now an accurate phrase. On Mon., Sept. 11, "Squonk" received a Hewes Award for excellence in theatrical design, beating out a half-dozen other ...