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    Examining Your Singing Goals

    Out with friends at a club one night, a singer has an epiphany: what she wants more than anything is to be the next Janis Joplin. Unfortunately, she just spent five years learning arias with a classical voice teacher, developing her richest, highest tones. Her sweet, clear soprano voice won ...

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    CENTERSTAGE: Broadway Then and Now Share the Bill at National Theatre Confab

    When it comes to researching Broadway plays and musicals, one immediately thinks of the Performing Arts Library at Lincoln Center. But there's another resource that can serve you just as

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    SAG Earns $1.5B in '99 Contracts

    (BPI) LOS ANGELES-Active members of the Screen Actors Guild earned a record $1.52 billion under SAG contracts in

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    CENTERSTAGE: Our Features' Scope for 1999

    All over the world, people are busy preparing for Y2K and beyond, while I'm at my desk wracking my brain trying to prepare a schedule of feature stories for the mere next eight months of Back Stage. But my anxieties are worth it because I've come up with ...

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    Sardi's Rolls Back Prices for 75th

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    What's the Value of a Tony Award?

    A new study by Audience Research & Analysis (ARA) confirms that American theatregoers are nearly twice as eager to see Broadway shows after watching the award telecasts. Unsurprisingly, the interest mounts as productions rake in the awards. This year, for example, prospective audiences' desire to see the Michael Frayn play "Copenhagen ...

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    INDUSTRY INSIGHTS: New "Perspectives"

    "Primary Perspectives" is a series of symposia, each one attempting to explore the issues and societal implications of a play currently appearing at Off-Broadway's Primary Stages. The panels consist of both theatre people and those with more sociological and political views. As explained by Tricia McDermott, Primary Stages' literary ...

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    Governor Okays Broadway Sales Tax Exemption

    Gov. George Pataki has signed into law the bill exempting Broadway producers from New York City's four percent share of the state sales and use tax. The law could save producers as much as $1 million a

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    SPOTLIGHT ON SUMMER TRAINING PROGRAMS: Authority Figures - Interns in adminstration and management leave their egos, and clear job descriptions, at the door

    Although perhaps no longer in its infancy, theatre management and administration as an academic major, as compared to other areas of theatre arts, is certainly pre-adolescent. That translates into both advantages and disadvantages for those looking for summer internships that will teach the ins and outs of development, audience services ...

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    Sills to Receive Dewhurst Award

    Soprano Beverly Sills has been named recipient of the Dewhurst Lifetime Achievement Award from the Americans for the