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    BREAKOUT TALENT: Kirsten Dunst - Natural Transitions

    Few 17-year-olds can boast a 14-year career, not to mention one that has provided audiences with such an impressive variety of interesting work. But more remarkable than the longevity of Kirsten Dunst's career is the actress' almost seamless transition from child star into mature young actress. Though many child ...

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    Face to Face: Bill Russell Writes a "Side Show" for Broadway

    Loosely based on the kinky lives of the Hilton Sisters-- Siamese twins who made a splash on the vaudeville circuit in the 1930s--Broadway's "Side Show" is a dark, at moments Dickensian, treatment of the freak. It's a daring concept, to be played out on Oct. l6, when the ...

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    "Wise Guys'Off, "Ragtime' House for Sale

    "Wise Guys," Stephen Sond-heim's latest musical, with a libretto by John Weidman, will not open in April, as previously announced. The producers, Roger Berlind, Dodger Theatricals, Scott Rudin, and the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, confirmed the cancellation last week after completion of three weeks of work-in-progress presentations ...

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    LORT SALARIES

    The following are the minimum weekly salary scales for actors, stage managers, assistant stage managers, and professional theatre interns with repertory or non-repertory companies, under various LORT contracts, effective March 3, 1997 to March 1, 1998. LORT categories are based on a theatre's average weekly gross box-office figures over ...

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    "Refuge" Takes Annual Blackburn Prize

    Jessica Goldberg, a 25-year-old New York playwright, has won $5,000 as the first prize of the 21st Annual Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, for "Refuge," her play "about four young lives-lost and unsure of what's ahead, seeking a safe place, but unsure of what safety means." The play, Ms ...

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    SPOTLIGHT ON SUMMER TRAINING 2000: Intern and Apprenticeships - Taking Stock

    You don't have to be Monica Lewinsky to parlay an intern job into international fame. And, fortunately, you don't have to do what she did to become well-known. Theatres across America have for years provided basic training to thousands of young (and not-so-young) hopefuls, many of whom have ...

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    Mid-Coast CUES - Buck Stops Here

    Valerie Harper's extensive training in dance and in the theatre game techniques of Viola Spolin/Paul Sills is apparent in the supple "plastique" she brings to The Dragon and the Pearl, Marty Martin's biographical play about Pearl S. Buck. In the one-woman show on the mainstage of the ...

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