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    An Aural Account of the Voice-Over Business

    Commercial actors certainly have demanding parts to play. They need to establish their characters sometimes in 30 seconds or less. Call these actors commercially

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    1998 starts with two major musical openings. Multiple-Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Paul Simon makes his Broadway debut with the much-heralded The Capeman. Based on a screaming-headline incident in 1959 when a Puerto Rican youth named Salvador Agron

    The buzz on Ragtime is that the LIVENT-produced show is as energetic and bouncy as one of Scott Joplin's tunes. Based on E.L. Doctorow's best-selling novel, the musical follows three families in turn-of-the-century America whose lives are intertwined with historical events and legendary such figures as Henry ...

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    REGIONAL ROUNDUP

    DETROIT - The Fisher Theatre, Detroit's major touring house, has announced its 1998-99 subscription season, anchored by a fall 1999 visit by the tour of Titanic. Only vague dates have been announced for the five shows, each of which will play at one of three spaces: The Fisher itself, the ...

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    Correction

    The " 'Rent' Costumer Questions Cross-Marketing Blitz" article (Nov. 15 issue, page 3) failed to give a complete initial attribution to Richard Kornberg, publicist for "Rent," who was indirectly

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    "Money and the Performing Artist" From Actors' Fund

    A free six-week financial support group for all entertainment professionals will be offered by the Actors Fund of America. Led by noted author and psychotherapist Annette Lieberman, the six sessions, "Money And The Performing Artist," will explore how cultural and family influences contribute to attitudes towards money and finance. The ...

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    Arts Day on March 3 Forces Gather For Arts Day On March 3

    Nearly 500 arts advocates are expected to gather in Albany on March 3 for the annual Arts Day rally. They'll ask New York lawmakers to increase the state arts appropriation by $10 million over the governor's proposed $5.1 million

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    "ABOVE AND BEYOND"

    Michelle Christie (dir.) is seeking a costume designer and set carpenter for Above and Beyond, a children's theatre show. Prod. Susan Young. Performances start in Apr. at the Acme Comedy Theatre. There is pay. Fax resumé to (310) 230-0941.

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    Bonney Studio

    The Jim Bonney Studio announces its fifth year of Actor Training at Theatre Row Studios, West 42nd Street, NYC. Along with teaching the on-going two-year Meisner Program and Emotional Workshops, Bonney is now interviewing for his 12-week intensive class, "Meisner Plus." The class, which combines traditional Meisner acting technique with ...

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