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    Theatre District Rezoning Endures CPC Review

    The controversial city plan to re-zone the theatre district, which will come before the full City Council this summer, is still with the City Planning Commission and was scheduled for another hearing on Wed., May 27 just as Back Stage was going to

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    REGIONAL ROUNDUP

    ROCKIES/SOUTHWEST - Meanwhile in Cedar City, USF has mounted six alternating productions (June 23-Aug. 30). In Hamlet on the indoor Randall stage, Martin Kildare plays the haunted Prince flat out. The Danish storm troopers guarding Elsinore with carbines immediately establish director Howard Jensen's choice of a contemporary

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    The Language Barrier

    Mark Twain called us two peoples separated by a common language. In the theatre, too, Brits and Yanks "talk different." For

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    Equity Reveals Details of CORST, RMTA, Outdoor Pacts

    Actors' Equity Association has emerged from the winter of 1997 with a clutch of new contracts, among them the Council of Resident Stock Theatres (CORST) agreement, the Resident Musical Theatre Agreement (RMTA), and the Outdoor Drama

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    Off the Bookshelf : Scenes and Monologues

    A conundrum. Actors love monologue and scene books; they are constantly in search of new audition material and class fodder which casting agents and teachers haven't seen a hundred times or more. Many casting agents tend to prefer readings from sides; they give the material to the actors that ...

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    Sanders Closes New York Office

    The Sanders Agency, Ltd. closed its New York office on Mon., Jan. 31. The Los Angeles office remains open under the ownership of Honey and Barbara

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    ACTORS' DIALOGUE: Faith Ford & Crystal Bernard

    Back Stage West visited actors Faith Ford and Crystal Bernard on the set of the Falcon Theatre's production of Beth Henley's Pulitzer Prize-winning Crimes of the Heart, which opens this week and is directed by veteran film/TV director Garry Marshall. While both Ford and Bernard are also ...

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