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    Broadway Group Honors Giuliani

    Mayor Rudolph Giuliani was honored on Jan. 23 by the Broadway Association, the first time the 87-year-old civic organization has so recognized a sitting

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    From "Ragtime" to Riches: Jason Graae finds comic gold in Forbidden Broadway's lampoons.

    Actor/singer Jason Graae once played a leprechaun in a Lucky Charms commercial, a role befitting an actor with such a mischievous sense of humor. The versatile Graae has garnered both critical and audience acclaim for a roster of widely diverse roles, ranging from the valiant Harry Houdini in Los ...

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    ATW Performance Seminar

    Broadway actors got their first breakthrough jobs through open calls. Ann Duquesnay was cast in "Bubbling Brown Sugar" after reading in the trades about an open call. With no formal training or credits, she learned that "Life can be a good teacher too." She told her audience at the seminar ...

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    AEA Shut Out at Universal - Performers Vote Against Union Representation

    By a vote of 129-97, live performers at Universal Studios Escape have rejected attempts to designate Actors' Equity Association as their collective bargaining representative. Performers at the Orlando theme park voted against union protection in an election conducted last Friday by the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) Tampa field

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    Good Coverage Insuring a New York Show

    "When we were in the London audience of 'Phantom,' I became aware of a man sitting next to me who may have been in his 90s," recalls Margery Boyar, co-manager of the Theatrical Division at J & H, Marsh & McLennan's Arts and Entertainment Group. "When the chandelier dropped, swooping down ...

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    VIEW OF THE DOME

    When Theresa Rebeck's political satire, View of the Dome, first played in Chicago in 1996, audiences loved it while critics trashed it, saying, "It could never happen here!" There are a lot of words being eaten now that Monicagate is a reality of record, its fallout still washing around ...

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    TNA Names New Executive Director

    Theatre for a New Audience has named Jaan W. Whitehead as its first executive director. Whitehead will begin in the post on Sept.

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    "LIFE! (IT AIN'T LIKE IN THE BROCHURES...)"

    Peter Russell (dir.) is accepting submissions for Life! (It Ain't Like in the Brochures), a digital film. Shoot starts Apr. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is pay.

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    New York State Filmmaking Rises

    A dramatic rise in shootings in New York over the past year has led to congratulations from Gov. George Pataki. But the activity doesn't involve crime. The gov is celebrating an increase filming in the State of New York, and a rise in jobs as a result.

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    REGIONAL ROUNDUP

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