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    IKEBANA (LIVING FLOWERS)

    Velina Hasu Houston's new play, Ikebana (Living Flowers), touches on many aspects of the human condition but focuses on the power of obsession. Set in 1950s Tokyo, the lives of four relatively stable people are turned upside down by the arrival of, and their obsession with, an enigmatic stranger ...

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    B'way Gypsies Gather at Sardi's

    If you are a dancer currently working on Broadway, or have worked on the Great White Way within the past two years, you are invited to a reception and complimentary buffet at Sardi's (234 W. 44th St.), Wed., June 23, 5-7 pm. The event is sponsored by the bicoastal ...

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    REGIONAL ROUNDUP

    UPSTATE NEW YORK - The saga of A Tale of Cinderella, a new adaptation of the old Brothers Grimm fairy story, has become a kind of Cinderella story in itself for the show's creators, the New York State Theatre Institute.

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    CASTING

    EQUITY STAGEOPEN, KIDS, 7-16, "LION " &

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    "EVERYDAY LIFE"

    Lina Kun (prod.) is accepting submissions for Everyday Life, a sync-sound 16mm short for UCLA about a young woman freeing herself from the shackles of her mundane existence. Five-day shoot starts Mar. 26. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is no pay.

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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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    Zoning Proposal On to Fields After Board 5 Rejection

    The New York City Planning Department and Broadway Initiative's plan to rezone a Midtown patch of Eighth Avenue was dealt another blow on March 12 when Community Board 5 rejected the proposal 27-3. The board's ruling sends the proposal on to the Manhattan Borough Board, where Borough President ...

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    To Merge or Not To Merge - Lines are drawn as opponents and proponents of the SAG-AFTRA merger bring their case before the union members for a vote.

    More than 100 actors rallied outside the Los Angeles offices of SAG and AFTRA on Wilshire Boulevard on Thursday, Nov. 19, to show their opposition to the proposed merger of the two