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    original acts competition, nyu

    I-2Actors, from alumni arts organization, Ideas into Action @ NYU, is casting for Original Acts Competition 2001. Preliminaries will be held Feb. 25; finals will be the evening of Feb. 27. Best original theatre act, musical act, and comedy act awarded with a full run of their act, to be included ...

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    Dickens victorian carollers

    The Dickens Carollers is seeking legit, seasoned tenors and mezzo sopranos for its upcoming season in the NYC area. Pay. Send/email pix & resumes immediately to Tom Andolora, 21-03 45th Ave., Apt. 5, LIC Queens, NY 11101; tomandolora@aol.com . Check out the website at www.Carollers.com for more information on the group. NON-UNION PERFORMERS.

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    Juno and the Paycock

    Reviewed by Michael Lazan

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    A great ensemble cast is more than the sum of its

    A great ensemble cast is more than the sum of its parts, and that is especially true of the motley crew that populates Cameron Crowe's valentine to his rock 'n' roll youth. The cast, assembled by Gail Levin, had to convincingly evoke an early '70s backstage milieu, with all ...

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    Wing Takes Flight with Seminars in Oct., Nov.

    The American Theatre Wing will begin its annual fall symposia series with a focus on "Playwrights, Directors, and Choreographers," Tues., Oct. 31 from 11 am to 1 pm.

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    At the End of the Year, A Special Thanks

    Compliments and congratulatory phone calls on our 40th anniversary issue continue to pour in, with most readers saying how much they enjoyed reminiscing—or even learning about—the various trends and events that occurred in and affected the entertainment industry during the four decades of Back Stage's existence.

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    Life Upon the British Stage

    George Bernard Shaw once said America and England are two countries separated by a common language. Like most epigrams, there's a strong element of truth in his statement. The British live on the other side of The Pond, drive on the other side of the road, and do things ...

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    GOtham comedy club

    Voted "Best Comedy Club in Manhattan" by the New York Press, Gotham Comedy Club is seeking new comics for its Friday and Saturday early evening shows. Can arrange for owner/booker to evaluate performance. Exceptional comics invited to perform in other shows. Must bring at least three audience members for ...

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    No "Stranger" to The Stage

    No "Stranger" to The Stage

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    vh1, "I want to be a diva"

    VH1 is seeking a singer who also possesses diva-like qualities for a new TV pilot, "I Want to be a Diva." Lizz Winstead, prod'r; Paul Mettes, dir. No pay, but opportunity for exposure. Send videotape ASAP, by Nov. 24, to "I Want to be a Diva," 1633 Broadway, 5th ...