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    A.R.T./NY Offers Valentine Passport To Off-Broadway

    A.R.T/New York's seventh annual "Passport to Off-Broadway" begins on Valentine's Day (Fri., Feb. 14). The 10-week campaign highlights more than 100 of the city's most exciting Off- and Off-Off-Broadway theatres, offering audiences discounts of up to 50% on more than 175 different

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    ACTORS WE LOVE - Alfre Woodard: Grounded

    It seems fitting that accomplished actress Alfre Woodard sees herself as an "Everywoman role model." Having garnered numerous awards and nominations for her superb characterizations, Woodard also finds time to be a wife and mother of two, as well as co-founder of the charity organization Artists for a New South ...

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    DANCE DIARY - Glorious Dance in NYCB's "Coppelia"

    Balanchine always claimed that New York City Ballet's Coppƒlia, which he and Alexandra Danilova staged in 1974, was based on memories of the Marius Petipa production of their youth. He also claimed that "authenticity" was never in the exact sequence of steps but rather in the spirit and style ...

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    L.A. AFTRA Boss Ousted by Board

    Susan Boyd, president of the Los Angeles AFTRA local, has been ousted from her post by the local's board of

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    By any number of collaborations over the years, co

    By any number of collaborations over the years, connect the names of two performers or creators who have never worked together, and receive a Back Stage West T-shirt. Weekly winners are chosen by the creativity, cleverness, and brevity of their connections.

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    "Cats' Stamp Unveiled

    An unexpected-and yes, theatre-icon of the 1980s was honored on Wed., Jan 12, when the United States Postal Service unveiled a new commemorative postage stamp featuring the Broadway musical "Cats." The ceremony was held at the Winter Garden Theatre, where the smash musical is still playing. It's part of ...

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    ACTORS' TAXES: Same Time, This Year - Since the Y2K bug failed to wipe out the IRS computer system, it's once again time for taxes.

    Wow, we made it! And, of course, as predicted, the Earth opened up, continents were swamped with giant tidal waves, Jupiter collided with Mars, Los Angeles slid into the Pacific Ocean, and the Dow-Jones plummeted to pre-1900 numbers. Unfortunately-and the saddest news of all is-the Internal Revenue Service withstood all ...

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    Livent, Ontario Postpone Canada "Rent" Court Date

    Canadian production company Livent, Inc. and the Ontario Heritage Foundation, which for the past few weeks have battled over the Toronto premiere of "Rent," postponed their July 8 court date in favor of hammering out their differences

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    BTI Awards

    Rosemary Harris will host the annual presentation of The Broadway Theater Institute's Awards for Excellence in Theater on Mon., May 8, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Club New York, 252 West 43rd St.,