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    City Planners Vote for Theatre Rezoning, 10-2

    The controversial plan to rezone the theatre district has been approved by the New York City Planning Commission and will soon go before the full City Council. While modifications were suggested by the commission, details about their exact nature have not been published and were not

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    Bistro Bits : Julie's Back!

    AS I'VE WRITTEN BEFORE, ONE OF THE WISEST investments cabaret singers can make in their artistic development is going to see Julie Wilson, for in the quality that distinguishes cabaret singing from all other genres--the interpretation and communication of lyrics--Julie Wilson has no peer. Accompanied by Mark Hummel, she ...

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    "Cabaret" Sans Supper, Scours City for Shelter

    The question as to where audiences will go when the Roundabout Theatre Company asks them to come to its "Cabaret" may soon be

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    "OUTSPOKEN"

    Terah Bennett Smith (dir.) is accepting submissions for Outspoken, a sketch comedy/variety show. Performances run May 15-30 at the American Renagade Theatre. There is pay.

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    ACTOR ALERT

    A few weeks ago, Back Stage carried a casting notice asking actors to send in pix and resumes for a theatre company to present an original play. One actor responding to the notice informed us that he received a call from the director of the company to prepare a monologue ...

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    NYSCA Announces $7.7M in Grants

    The New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) announced this week the first of three sets of grants it will award in 1998. These gifts benefit 214 separate New York theatre, dance, and music organizations. The awards total $7,727,575. The grants, according to NYSCA, "will provide New ...

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    New Vice President At TVI Actors Studio

    David Donovan, New York director of TVI Actors Studio, has been promoted to vice president. He has been with TVI for seven years, and will coordinate workshops in Boston, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia, in addition to New York