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    ACTOR'S ACTOR: Ellen Greene - Audrey Blossoms

    Actress Ellen Greene shares some-but certainly not all-characteristics with her most famous role, the chatty Audrey in the stage and film versions of the musical hit Little Shop of Horrors. Like the squeaky-voiced flower-shop clerk in that show, Greene is bubbly and warm and never at a loss for words ...

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    Independent Casting Directors

    The following is a list of independent casting directors in the New York City area. Casting directors request that initial contact be made by sending a picture/resume through the mail, so do not

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    Looking After the Cast: Producers and Cruise Lines Step Up

    Richard Lear has not had an easy go of it. While playing Bernardo in an Arizona production of "West Side Story," the actor playing Riff accidentally knocked Lear out, breaking his nose. And on his first cruise ship job Lear permanently damaged his voice, allegedly due to over-rehearsal and improper

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    NEWS -SAG Name Game Angel Tompkins Makes Move Up the Ballot

    Angel Tompkins, making her third bid for the SAG presidency, has changed her name to Angel Angeltompkins--apparently so her name will appear alphabetically ahead of guild president Richard Masur's on the SAG

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    Independent Casting Directors

    The following is a list of independent casting directors in the New York City area. Casting directors request that initial contact be made by sending a picture/resume through the mail, so do not

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    Auditions at a Glance

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    Chicago CUES : "Idiot" Through the Lookingglass

    Lookingglass Theatre Company sustains and extends its high artistic reputation with a well-acted and visually arresting--yet simple--production of Dostoyevsky's The Idiot, adapted and directed by ensemble member David Catlin. Despite the play's running time of nearly two hours and 50 minutes, neither energy nor audience interest ever flags--thanks ...

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    Cast Changes

    "Cabaret," which in recent months has been a revolving door of talent on Broadway, announced yet another major cast overhaul starting May 4. Laurence Luckinbill, fresh off a solo Off-Broadway run in "Clarence Darrow Tonight!", will join the Studio 54 show as Herr Schultz. Tony-winner Carole Shelley will become Fraulein ...

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    NEWS - Ovations Nominations- Ovations Sing of "Ragtime," "Euphoria"

    Musicals topped the nominees this year for the fourth annual Theatre L.A. Ovation Awards. Nominations were announced last week for the peer-judged Los Angeles area theatre awards, which considered 250 shows that opened between September, 1996 and August, 1997, and they included heavy nods for two Livent-produced juggernauts--Ragtime at ...