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    Creating a Successful Cabaret Show

    A cabaret show is the product of many elements: direction, musical direction, theme, choice of material, venue, technical direction, how you present yourself (what you wear, flyers, photos), and marketing (attracting an audience). In a successful cabaret show, none of these can be

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    PROFILE: Security Risk - Director John Boorman goes out on a limb for the performing and production teams he assembles.

    Director/writer/producer John Boorman has made movies about subjects as diverse as a calamitous river-rafting journey through the American backwoods in Deliverance to the ancient myth of King Arthur in Excalibur to an autobiographical child's-eye view of WWII in Hope and Glory. With The General, he branches out ...

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    SAG-AFTRA-AEA Agents

    The following New York, Chicago and Los Angeles agencies are franchised either with Actors' Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, or the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. They have been compiled from the most recent union lists, and are indicated (E) for Equity, (S) for SAG, and (A) for ...

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    BC/EFA Simonizes

    Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, the entertainment industry's preeminent AIDS fundraising and grant-making organization, will salute Neil Simon Mon., June 26 at its second "The Playwright's the Thing" fundraiser. Walter Bobbie will direct a cast that, even in these days of all-star fundraisers, is exceptionally star-studded. They will ...

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    Mayor Tells DCA to Cut $1.8M for FY97Giuliani Projects 15 Percent Reduction for Fiscal 98

    New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani has called for a 2.5 percent, or $1.8 million, cut in the city Cultural Affairs Department (DCA) budget for fiscal 1997. He has also projected a 15 per cent reduction in the DCA budget for FY98, which begins July 1,

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    Free "Much Ado About Nothing"

    As part of the West Side Community Garden's Arts and Crafts Festival on Sat. Sept. 26, the Manhattan Shakespeare Company will present an outdoor script-in-hand performance of "Much Ado About Nothing" at 2 pm.

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    ACTORS WE LOVE - Kenneth Branagh: Vaulting Ambition

    OK, so he plugged his own movie, Love's Labour's Lost, at the Tonys. And yes, there were an inordinate number of close-ups of him as Berowne in it. Probably he was the dumper and winsome Emma Thompson the dumpee in that defunct marriage. So Brit crits and others ...

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    OBITUARIES

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    Student Oscar Nominees Have Reel Values

    Thirty students have been selected as finalists in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 26th Annual Student Academy Awards national