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    COLLEGE GUIDE TO THE PERFORMING ARTS: Profile: The National Theater Institute

    The National Theater Institute, held each fall and spring semester at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, in Waterford, Conn., is a "college" unlike any other. Housed in the O'Neill Center (which in summertime plays host to the prestigious National Playwrights Conference, and several like events), about 35 students ...

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    GARLANDS 1999: GARLANDS PROFILE - Going Downtown

    Zoo District continues to strive for an artists' community in urban L.A.-and to seek a warehouse of its

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    MAKING CHOICES: WHEN THE ACTOR'S DREAM BECOMES A NIGHTMARE

    You've had a great day! You've just gotten home from a callback for a big, juicy part in a new play that's going into an Off-Broadway house at the end of next month, and they told you right away that you've got the role! Rehearsals start ...

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    REGIONAL ROUNDUP

    CLEVELAND, OHIO - The Cleveland Play House International Theatre Exchange recently played host to the Hungarian National Theatre in Miskolc and the American premiere of Hungarian playwright Pƒter M†ller's Gloomy Sunday, June 5-7. In turn, The Play House will visit Miskolc and Budapest in June 1999, to perform Steve ...

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    Theatre Befriends Computers

    Time-pressured Designers See a Metamorphosis in the

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    Ms. Smith Goes to Washington

    The performance artist Anna Deavere Smith is continuing work on a performance piece and a book about the White House press corps and the presidency in the wake of a minor media flap caused by her presence on Air Force One.

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    NEWS - From Bad to Diverse SAG Prez Masur on the Guild's Minority Stats

    "We're not saying that Screen Actors Guild employment rates among ethnic minorities, seniors, or women have to reflect their precise numbers in the population," said SAG president Richard Masur in a recent intervew. "But we are concerned that these groups are not seeing themselves in a meaningful way--in some ...

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    LAUGHING MATTERS : Make Mine Group Steps

    I'M REALLY EXCITED at the number of performers who have been paying their dues for the past four or five years who are now starting to get their big breaks. Most of them I first saw in group shows or contests. I prefer group shows because they provide a ...

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    Curtain Closes On Costly "Capeman" Caper

    After 10 years of work, 59 previews, four directors, and umpteen bad notices, the Paul Simon musical, "The Capeman," has posted a closing notice. The show will leave the Marquis Theatre on March 28. The show's $11 million price tag makes it the most costly failure in Broadway