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    FREE- FOR- ALL EVENTS

    Throughout the summer, Back Stage will be listing events around New York that are free and open to the public, and what follows is a partial listing of events in the five boroughs for the week of Aug. 13-19. We would love to hear about other freebies, although we are ...

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    LONDON CALLING

    Powerful New Drama

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    $120M Times Square Hotel Funded

    Developers have received funding for a new $120 million, 25-story Doubletree Hotel, which will stand atop one of the three major business elements within the $1.5 billion 42nd Street redevelopment

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    CABARET CROSS-COUNTRY

    The following is a comprehensive listing of cabaret rooms in selected cities across the country. They range from small clubs that book up-and-coming performers to more renowned clubs that book only well-known, established acts. When contacting the booking agent, be sure to check booking policy (auditions, appointments, open mike nights ...

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    Actor Orbach Sues eBay

    (BPI) Online auctioneer eBay is the target of a suit filed Monday by actor Jerry Orbach, seeking unspecified damages for displaying his Social Security number on the Internet. The number appeared in an ad by a used book and document dealer putting up two of Orbach's contracts for

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    THE CRAFT: Mechanics of Movement - Laban Theory can help actors suit the action to the word.

    We've probably all heard of Laban Movement Theory, a system of studying the mechanics of human movement. For actors, it can help us connect up our external movement and our internal impulses-especially useful in creating characters. But although it's taught at various training centers and universities in the ...

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    A Preview of Back Stage's Fall Season

    It was almost 90 degrees one day last month and I walked into Bloomingdale's. All the summer clothes were pushed aside, on sale, and on racks, and taking centerstage were the designers' new fall/winter collections. It just seemed so out of place. These designers were at their drawing ...

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    'Cats' Lawsuit Will Go to Jury

    A federal judge is allowing "Cats" 's makeup artist to sue the megashow's producers for copyright infringement and more