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    Face to Face : Director Garry Hynes' Irish "Connection" With "Mr. Peters"

    The Irish-born director Garry Hynes is short in stature and tough in manner. Her soft-spoken voice notwithstanding, she refuses to address certain questions, especially those that deal with interpretation--such as, "How are we to understand Arthur Miller's new play, 'Mr. Peters' Connection'?" She "hates discussing meanings," finds conversations of ...

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    Our Sixth Annual Bargain-Hunters Issue So Many Bargains, So Little Time

    You can find anything in New York, from Korean food to Danish-modern end tables. But for a price. And probably for a much higher price than you would pay back home (assuming back home has Korean food and Danish modern). Of course, New York's high-priced gamut runs to the ...

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    DANCE DIARY : Book Reviews - Bird on Graham and Tune on Tune

    Nineteen ninety-seven brought a windfall of dance books. We have yet to catch up with these, so we'll be offering reviews through

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    Newsweek Jumps Gun on "Dame Edna'

    Jack Kroll, the longtime Newsweek theatre critic, reviewed "Dame Edna: The Royal Tour" a full week before its opening at the Golden Theatre Sunday night, Oct. 17, and prior to any designated critics' previews-under orders from Sarah Pettit, the magazine's relatively new senior editor in charge of its arts ...

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    "SLIPPING"

    Francis Herrero (dir.) is accepting submissions for Slipping, a sync-sound 16mm dark, humorous film for Cal State Fullerton about a strange young man who becomes obsessed with a Buddha statue. Shoot starts Mar. Credit provided. There is no pay.

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    Before Pulitzer, Edson Recalled "Wit" 's History

    Margaret Edson, whose play "Wit" was announced on April 12 as the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, recounted to Back Stage in the summer of 1997, a history of the developmental process that led to the current production of her drama at the Union Square Theatre.

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    "Broadway Bears" Bears $124,000

    The first-ever "Broadway Bears'' auction raised $124,000 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Feb. 15 at the Hudson

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    Denver, Primus Announce New Prize

    The Denver Center Theatre Company and the Francesca Ronnie Primus Foundation have announced a new playwrighting prize. Called the Francesca Primus Prize, after the late theatre critic and Back Stage columnist, the honor will carry a $3,000 cash award for the winning

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    FACE TO FACE: Alfred Uhry - After the "Ballyhoo"‹Comes the "Parade"

    Playwright Alfred Uhry suggests there's an irreconcilable gap between being Southern and being Jewish. "If you're a Southerner you're a Southerner for the rest of your life, whether or not you're living in the South anymore. In fact, southern Jews define themselves as Southern first, American ...