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    Press Pros Push Play Publicity

    A panel of five professional press agents and publicists is ready to provide theatre companies, independent producers, and individual performing artists with the keys to obtaining publicity for their shows. The quintet will appear at "Getting Your Play Press: Advice From the Pros," on Thurs., June 13 from 5:30 ...

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    Analysis: Is PBS Shooting Other Foot with Canadian Bullet?

    The Public Broadcasting System announced this week a new $40 million block of children's animated programming based on titles by top authors. While the pact is educationally commendable, it could create a quagmire for PBS, which has already reaped Congress' ire by sharing donors' mailing lists with political groups ...

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    ANNOUNCEMENTS

    David Craig, Singing Instructor,

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    BISTRO BITS : Knowing Who You Are

    IN THE WORLD OF CABARET, IT IS IMPORTANT that you understand who you are. As a performer, you must be comfortable with yourself if your act is going to work.

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    BLUE MAN GROUP

    Blue Man Productions will hold an open call for Blue Man Group, an off-Broadway, non-verbal, musically driven production. Performances run in Las Vegas, Chicago, and Boston. There is pay.

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    ATPAM Boycotts Tony "Playbill"

    The Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers (ATPAM) has withdrawn an ad which it had reserved in the Playbill of the 1997 Tony Awards. The action was taken in objection to the ceremony's being held at Radio City Music Hall, a venue where ATPAM is not

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    Before Pulitzer, Edson Recalled "Wit" 's History

    Margaret Edson, whose play "Wit" was announced on April 12 as the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, recounted to Back Stage in the summer of 1997, a history of the developmental process that led to the current production of her drama at the Union Square Theatre.

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    "Broadway Bears" Bears $124,000

    The first-ever "Broadway Bears'' auction raised $124,000 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Feb. 15 at the Hudson

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    ichael Douglas knew he was a part of something spe

    ichael Douglas knew he was a part of something special from the first day he showed up to work on Traffic, a film directed by Steven Soderbergh and based on Stephen Gaghan's original screenplay about the complicated and failing war on illegal drugs. Douglas arrived on the set, located ...

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    Sufferin' Southern Sissies

    Sufferin' Southern Sissies