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    A Shakespeare Fest in Utah

    In 1959, Fred C. Adams, then a theatre professor at the college of Southern Utah (now Southern Utah University) in Cedar City, saw the potential potential in a summer audience for a theatre festival or pageant. Three years later, his idea was realized when the Utah Shakespearean Festival presented its ...

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    LORT, SSDC Reap Two Contracts With One Talk

    The Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers (SSDC) came out of its recent negotiations with the League of Resident Theatres (LORT) with not one new contract but

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    Red Hunt October

    Hollywood remembered the blacklist this week with a moving evening of reminiscences, film clips, and reenactments of some of the key moments of testimony before the House on Un-American Activities Committee, which began its inquiry into the loyalties of the American Left 50 years ago this

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    ACTOR'S ACTOR: Fionnula Flanagan - "Devine" Inspiration

    Actress Fionnula Flanagan seemed to be only half-joking when expressing her opinion on the difference between comedy and drama: "Comedy is rather more like brain surgery." She explained the analogy. "It just takes that precision. It's hair's-breadth stuff. With drama, what you've got to watch is that ...

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    OBITUARIES

    Carole Kass, Theatre Writer, 73

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    Pataki Proposes $39M for NYSCA in FY98

    Govenor Asks Challenge Programs Be Suspended for Review By Roger

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    "Wild Party" Is Postponed Due To Casting

    Michael John LaChiusa's new musical, "Wild Party," will have to be postponed until casting is settled.

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    Library Spotlights Harburg, Mielziner

    Lyricist E. Y. "Yip" Harburg and set designer Jo Mielziner are the focus of two exhibitions on view at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts through April

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    ONE LIFE TO LIVE: Stage Manager - Be Dependable: Alan Needleman

    "I'm the quarterback on the floor." That's how veteran stage manager Alan Needleman describes his responsibilities in his five-and-a-half-year tenure on "One Life to Live." Prior to his stint on "OLTL," Needleman was a production manager for ABC for 22 years, working on Olympics and elections telecasts, but ...

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    ACTORS' DIALOGUE: Dana Daurey & Frank Grillo

    Reporting and photo by Jamie