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    BISTRO BITS: With One Look

    Making her official Cafe Carlyle debut, Betty Buckley once again proves why she remains one of today's most popular drawing cards‹on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and at all points in between. Always a force to be reckoned with, this time out Buckley has chosen a mixed bag of tunes and ...

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    Clinton Budget Proposes $136M for NEAAgency's Fate Could Depend on House of Representatives

    President Clinton, who made a pointed call for support of federal arts funding in his State of the Union address, has proposed a $136 million budget for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). The monies are a part of Clinton's fiscal 1998 budget of $1.7 trillion which ...

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    TEXAS: Staging a Living in Texas

    Theatre talk in Texas is generally upbeat. The established houses like Houston's Alley Theatre and Theatre Under the Stars, the Dallas Theater Center, or Austin's Zachary Scott Theatre Center--amidst a still-booming Texas economy, rapid population growth, and an upsurge of interest in the arts--broadcast an air of optimism ...

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    THE CRAFT: Reality Check - Playing an actual historic figure, living or dead, requires more than imitation.

    When Lorri Holt and Amy Tung walked onto the Magic Theatre's stage as Hillary Clinton and Soon-Yi Previn Allen, respectively, at the recent opening of Michelle Carter's Hillary and Soon-Yi Shop for Ties, the audience burst out laughing. I think it was because Holt, in particular, looks so ...

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    SALUTING HUGHES MOSS CASTING: Side by Side With Hughes Moss - Gilburne & Urban Make Casting Coups and New Discoveries

    Jessica Gilburne has been working as a casting associate for Hughes Moss Casting Ltd. for more than 15 years. Ed Urban has served in the same capacity for more than five years. But working side by side for the same company is not the only thing that these two interesting ...

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    Carolyn Hennesy Pretty Funny

    I adore funny women. Each is funny in her own way. One thing you can almost say across the board, however, is that funny women rarely, if ever, remind you of Jackie Kennedy. The whole notion of combining emotional reserve and classic beauty with comedy almost seems antithetical. Usually the ...

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    "2ND CHANCE"

    Michael J. Holland (prod./dir.) is accepting submissions for 2nd Chance. Prod. Bill Wynn. Performances run Apr. 3-29 at the Stella Adler Theatre. There is some pay.

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    Ohio Bound: Outdoor Confab Held in October

    Drama practitioners and enthusiasts from across the country will gather in Fairborn, Ohio, Oct. 21-24 for the 36th annual Conference on Outdoor Drama, sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Institute of Outdoor

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    SAG Sends Warning to Agents and CDs

    The striking actors unions are threatening to crack down on talent agents who supply non-union actors to commercial producers during the unions' ongoing strike against the advertising industry. SAG has also put Hollywood's casting directors on notice that they face criminal prosecution if they continue to cast non-union actors ...