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    NEWS - Ovations Nominations- Ovations Sing of "Ragtime," "Euphoria"

    Musicals topped the nominees this year for the fourth annual Theatre L.A. Ovation Awards. Nominations were announced last week for the peer-judged Los Angeles area theatre awards, which considered 250 shows that opened between September, 1996 and August, 1997, and they included heavy nods for two Livent-produced juggernauts--Ragtime at ...

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    Stars Light Broadway Tree

    Stars and company members from virtually every Broadway and Off-Broadway show will gather for the third-annual Broadway Holiday Tree lighting ceremony on Wed., Dec. 11, at 5:30

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    AFTRA Expels Angeltompkins

    American Federation of Television & Radio Artists (AFTRA) board member Angeltompkins has been kicked out of the union for carrying out a campaign to de-certify the union's 60,000 actors and re-certify them under the umbrella of the Screen Actors Guild

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    FACE TO FACE: Daisy Foote - A Family Affair OR When They Speak of Family

    "I'd be lying if I said my father [playwright Horton Foote] didn't help me get this production off the ground," concedes playwright Daisy Foote, whose play "When They Speak of Rita" opened Off-Broadway, at Primary Stages, May 17. "I've had it done regionally, but in New York ...

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    REGIONAL ROUNDUP: Summer Shorts reveal fine actors in Miami... Sam Waterston takes a Journey to Syracuse... A new Hedda debuts in Sag Harbor...

    With 16 new presentations from 14 playwrights, the Miami-based City Theatre's fifth-annual Summer Shorts Festival (June 2-July 2) offers an uneven but pleasantly diverting theatregoing

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    CENTERSTAGE: New Dramatists Lauds Lansbury

    Director Hal Prince stated that she was his favorite actor because of her inventiveness, courage, and discipline. Playwright Terrence McNally said that she not only stands for excellence in craft but, more important, commitment to theatre. Vice President Al Gore, in a letter to New Dramatists, noted that her "tremendous ...

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    CENTER STAGE: Greetings From Our New Digs At 770 Broadway

    I'm a hanger-oner. Not to people, but to things. I hold on forever to clothes (as I sit here writing this in my old bellbottom, hip-hugger jeans), books, paid bills, cancelled checks, newspapers, magazines, Playbills, and so on.

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    "CATHARSIS"

    Justin Yoffe (dir.) is accepting submissions for Catharsis, a multimedia dramatization of a cathartic moment. Performances start June at the Electric Lodge. There is possible pay.

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    Unions, Hollywood Execs Talk Contract

    Hollywood heavyweights from the major studios and television networks turned out in force to meet with members of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists on Dec. 4 for informal discussions about issues that will affect negotiations for a new film and television contract. The ...