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    Warren Kliewer "Remembrance"

    A "Remembrance and Thanksgiving" will be held for Warren Kliewer, producing artistic director of The East Lynne Company, on Sat., Oct. 24. Friends and colleagues wishing to attend are asked to call his wife,.Michele LaRue, at (212) 536-1487, by Wed., Oct. 14. Warren Kliewer succumbed to lung cancer on ...

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    Linney, Stamos Ten-Minute Champs

    Well-known playwright Romulus Linney and relative unknown Dale Griffith Stamos are the winners of the Heideman Award from the Actors Theatre of Louisville's 1996 National Ten-Minute Play

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    Bit Parts - "Rent" Rocks Boston

    The Boston opening of Jonathan Larson's "Rent" on Nov. 18 was accompanied by more than a modicum of hype--just as we might have been led to expect by "Forbidden Broadway Strikes Back," which mercilessly skewers the aggressive marketing and the media frenzy that have surrounded the show over the ...

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    ACTORS WE LOVE - Aussie Transformers: A New Generation Of Actors From Down Under Is Committed To The Craft, No Matter How High Its Hollywood Profile Rises.

    As the hilarious Simpsons episode in which Bart goes Down Under to face punishment after an international incident pointed out, Americans enjoyed a brief fascination with all things Australian in the early 1980s. Who can forget Men at Work, Crocodile Dundee, and the seemingly endless line of Aussie supermodels? On ...

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    Equity Elects New President, Officers, Council

    Patrick Quinn, a 30-year member of Actors' Equity Association, has been elected the organization's new national president. The veteran Broadway actor ran unopposed. [See interview in box story to

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    From the Editor

    In the ongoing dialogue about theatre in Los Angeles, which has too few and faltering voices already, another voice has fallen silent. It may not be announced officially until a replacement is found, but the departure of theatre critic Laurie Winer from The Los Angeles Times is already widely known ...

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    Kids and Their Parents - The Show Biz Experience From Both Perspectives

    Are you or your kid seeing all these other kids on stage, on TV, commercials, film--and wondering what life would be like in the biz? For all the little girls who are cast in "Les Miz" as Young Cosette, thousands more were turned away at the first auditions, hundreds more ...

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    "Maybe' Becomes "No Way': Show Closes As Equity Head Nixes Reduced Sked

    "Maybe, Baby, It's You," an Off-Broadway show that elicited great reviews but only so-so box-office at an unbusy time of year, last week tried to downsize itself in order to keep running. The move was stymied by Actors Equity Executive Director Alan Eisenberg who claimed the cuts "would set ...

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    Actor's Death Fails to Stop NY Apple Tours

    Embattled tour bus company New York Apple Tours successfully fought off an attempt to put it out of business over the lucrative Memorial Day holiday weekend, despite a recent accident that claimed the life of a New York