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    RSC's "Tantalus" Links Denver, UK

    The Denver Center Theatre Company and England's Royal Shakespeare Company will mount a $6 million, 15-hour production of "Tantalus," by John Barton, as part of its 2000-1 theatre season.

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    PLACES, PLEASE: The Stage Manager's Job in the Theatre

    When a performance goes well it all looks so easy to the audience. Even in the most elaborate Broadway musical, scenery whirls out of view, the lighting changes, performers make their entrances and exits, oh so "effortlessly." No one knows that fact better than the people in charge of making ...

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    NABET Seeks ABC Pact, NLRB Appeal

    Having agreed to return to work at ABC television, the National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians (NABET) has turned its attention to ratifying a network contract, and appealing to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) concerning wages lost during the 74-day lock-out

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    Cutthroat Benefit: UK "Sweeney' Fails to Aid AIDS Charity

    The musical featured nearly a dozen grisly onstage murders, but that's not what Len Cariou means when he says a recent benefit performance of "Sweeney Todd" in London was "a horror show." Instead, he's referring to the way the producer allegedly failed to pay the performers, director, or ...

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    Back Stage West's Actorfest '99: A Day for Actors

    Saturday, April 17, 1999; 9 a.m. to 4

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    Coming to Broadway

    Performances of the acclaimed revival of Eugene O'Neill's "The Iceman Cometh" begin at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on March 29, with an official opening on April 8. The cast will feature several film and TV stars, including Kevin Spacey as Hickey, Robert Sean Leonard as Don Parritt, and ...

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    BISTRO BITS: Letting Go

    If being charming and funny is second nature for you, you're more than halfway to having the requirements for a certain kind of solid cabaret act. Which means that Matthew Aibel, who just finished a short stay at Don't Tell Mama, has bistro performing all but knocked. The ...

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    Drama League Goes for Heckart

    Eileen Heckart, who has said her starring role in "The Waverly Gallery" will be the last legit performance of her career, received a Drama League Distinguished Performance Award at a Fri., May 5 luncheon.

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    "Lion" Second King Of New Amsterdam

    Disney Theatrical Productions has announced a stage musical version of the animated film "The Lion King" as the first full production to be mounted at the New Amsterdam Theater. Set to open in the fall of 1997, the show will succeed another royal tuner, a concert presentation of the new ...