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    Red Hunt October

    Hollywood remembered the blacklist this week with a moving evening of reminiscences, film clips, and reenactments of some of the key moments of testimony before the House on Un-American Activities Committee, which began its inquiry into the loyalties of the American Left 50 years ago this

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    ACTOR'S ACTOR: Fionnula Flanagan - "Devine" Inspiration

    Actress Fionnula Flanagan seemed to be only half-joking when expressing her opinion on the difference between comedy and drama: "Comedy is rather more like brain surgery." She explained the analogy. "It just takes that precision. It's hair's-breadth stuff. With drama, what you've got to watch is that ...

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    OBITUARIES

    Carole Kass, Theatre Writer, 73

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    Pataki Proposes $39M for NYSCA in FY98

    Govenor Asks Challenge Programs Be Suspended for Review By Roger

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    "Wild Party" Is Postponed Due To Casting

    Michael John LaChiusa's new musical, "Wild Party," will have to be postponed until casting is settled.

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    Library Spotlights Harburg, Mielziner

    Lyricist E. Y. "Yip" Harburg and set designer Jo Mielziner are the focus of two exhibitions on view at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts through April

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    ONE LIFE TO LIVE: Stage Manager - Be Dependable: Alan Needleman

    "I'm the quarterback on the floor." That's how veteran stage manager Alan Needleman describes his responsibilities in his five-and-a-half-year tenure on "One Life to Live." Prior to his stint on "OLTL," Needleman was a production manager for ABC for 22 years, working on Olympics and elections telecasts, but ...

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    RSC's Henry VI Is Black

    Black actors in Shakespeare? Hardly a revolutionary concept. African-Americans were in Richard III in New York in 1821. Nevertheless, there has been more than a ripple of interest in the Royal Shakespeare Company's decision to cast David Oyelowo in the title role of Henry VI, which opens in Stratford-upon-Avon ...

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    Coming to Back Stage...

    "The reality today is that it costs lots of money to staff your company with well-trained and capable artists...and in light of the debt these students have amassed, I don't blame them for wanting a good job quickly. You can't eat, wear, or drive what's on ...

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    SAG Nominations Spread Acclaim

    "Chocolat," "Billy Elliot," "Almost Famous," "The Contender," and "Gladiator" each picked up three nominations Tuesday for the seventh annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. Each film was recognized for its cast in the ensemble category, along with "Traffic." On the TV side, NBC came out way ahead of any network or ...