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    British Equity Loses General Manager, McCaig

    British Equity's general manager, Susan McCaig, has left her position after just over a year and a half with the union. According to the British theatre publication The Stage, the circumstances surrounding her decision to resign are undisclosed and unclear.

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    GLADYS' COMEDY ROOM

    Gladys' Comedy Room, located at Hamburger Harry's Restaurant, 145 W. 45 St., (between 6th and 7th Aves.) NYC, is holding an open mike talent night every Wednesday. Sign-in at 8PM. $5 includes one soft drink and five minutes of stage time. Those selected will be eligible for regular booked ...

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    The Next Generation's First Season in New York: Living La Vie Bohme?

    A lot can happen in one year, or one theatre season for that matter. Last September, Back Stage spoke with three young theatre hopefuls as they embarked on their first year in NYC. We found this next generation of "Broadway Babies" much more focused, mature, and prepared than their predecessors ...

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    Daniels Draws a Bead on Corporate Greed

    Newly elected Screen Actors Guild president William Daniels, in his first address to the guild's members, gave an impassioned speech Sunday, Dec. 12, that deplored corporate greed and urged actors to become more involved in their guild. "After more than two decades of being "out of fashion,' unions are ...

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    REGIONAL ROUNDUP

    CLEVELAND, OHIO - Miracles happen.One is at Dobama Theatre, where Tony Kushner's Angels in America Part One: Millennium Approaches, has been extended, through May 23. The other is at the Halle Theatre of the Jewish Community Center, where that pantheon of musical theatre Fiddler on the Roof is regaling ...

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    Taymor Casts "King," Wins Common Wealth

    Tony-winning director-designer Julie Taymor has completed London auditions for Disney's "The Lion King," and job offers are out for the all-British cast. The show is scheduled to open in London Oct. 19 at the Lyceum Theatre.

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    City Planners Vote for Theatre Rezoning, 10-2

    The controversial plan to rezone the theatre district has been approved by the New York City Planning Commission and will soon go before the full City Council. While modifications were suggested by the commission, details about their exact nature have not been published and were not

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    Bistro Bits : Julie's Back!

    AS I'VE WRITTEN BEFORE, ONE OF THE WISEST investments cabaret singers can make in their artistic development is going to see Julie Wilson, for in the quality that distinguishes cabaret singing from all other genres--the interpretation and communication of lyrics--Julie Wilson has no peer. Accompanied by Mark Hummel, she ...