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    Nunn Nabs Callaway

    Trevor Nunn is the winner of the 1999 Joe A. Callaway Award for "excellence in the craft of direction and/or choreography." Nunn was selected for the honor for his direction of Tennessee Williams' "Not About Nightingales," staged at Circle in the Square last season. Among the distinguished field of ...

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    DANCE DIARY - Julie Kent Soars in ABT's "Swan Lake"

    Julie Kent was the latest of American Ballet Theatre's ballerinas to undertake what may be the most grueling of roles in all ballet--that of Odette/Odile in Swan Lake. Those who have watched Ms. Kent since she appeared in the film Dancers (1987) with Mikhail Baryshnikov have been aware ...

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    REGIONAL ROUNDUP

    TORONTO - A year ago, Factory Theatre had major financial problems--problems so grave that it looked like the company, which helped spearhead the growth of Canadian theatre in the 1970s, would soon lose its pulse altogether.

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    Webber in Plagiarism Counter-suit

    Andrew Lloyd Webber is involved in an unusual copyright infringement lawsuit against a fellow composer who had previously sued Webber over the same song. The case is scheduled to be heard in New York federal court on Mon., Sept.

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    Agents of Young Performers

    The following are only those agents who accept submissions from children or teens. Most prefer to be contacted initially by mail; do not call or drop off submissions in

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    Party Animals

    The following booking agents mentioned in this week's feature indicated that they do accept pictures and resumes or demos. Some hire technical staff as well as

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    Actors' Taxes : Search for Tomorrow

    Job search expenses? OK. Home office deductions? Now it's only for full-timers, but wait till

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    BIT PARTS - See Jane Act

    When Jane Alexander left acting to become the chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts in 1993, many thought her performance in Wendy Wasserstein's "The Sisters Rosensweig" would be the last New York theatre audiences would see from her for some time. Well, since retiring from public service ...

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    NEA Chair William Ivey Hits Floor Running

    William J. Ivey was sworn in May 28 as the new chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and immediately ground into high gear.