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    The 1997 Bistro Awards-- And the Winner Is

    A man who plays Marlene Dietrich; an all-female 15-piece swing jazz orchestra; a musical revue about a wandering troupe of cabaret performers in Finland, 1919. These are just a few of the 36 recipients of Back Stage's 1997 Bistro Awards--expressing the diversity of talent and ideas being showcased in ...

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    Was "Fever' Firing Retaliation?

    The dismissal of the "Saturday Night Fever" stage manager and the subsequent resignation of his three assistants last week appear to be grounds for an Actors' Equity investigation into the possibility of retaliation on the part of the show's producers. Perry Cline, the veteran stage manager of a dozen ...

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    CAL SHAKES

    Shana Cooper (cstg. dir.) will hold auditions for the California Shakespeare Festival. Season to include: Cymbeline, The Skin of Our Teeth, Romeo & Juliet, and Twelfth Night. Rehearsals start May 1. Performances run through Oct. 7 in Berkeley.

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    Biography on Stage: Interpretation or Imitation?

    Shortly before No"l Coward died in 1973, he asked his biographer Sheridan Morley-a British theatre critic and journalist-to write a second biography of him, one that would touch on certain facts that were discreetly missing from Morley's first, "A Talent to

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    EXTRAS (SAG TV)

    The following extras casting companies may also provide a registration and/or photo fee-based service to be included in their permanent files for consideration on all projects. But you should not be required to register in order to be considered for the particular projects advertised here. Alert "Back Stage West ...

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    Critic's Picks

    ¥ ACME Schmacme, presented by and at the ACME Comedy Theatre, 135 N. La Brea Ave., Hollywood. Through July 25. (213)

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    CORRECTIONS

    Our recent Garland awards issue (Back Stage West, 1/20/00) contained a few oversights and errors. For one, Gina Angelique was mistakenly praised for Choreography for the San Diego Rep's The Illusion, while Michael Roth was lauded for Sound Design on the same show. In fact, Angelique did ...

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