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    Hewes Design Winners Announced

    The expression "The award-winning 'Squonk'..." may well sound unlikely to anyone who read the reviews of that show's ill-fated Broadway bow last season, but it is now an accurate phrase. On Mon., Sept. 11, "Squonk" received a Hewes Award for excellence in theatrical design, beating out a half-dozen other ...

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    When Life Was Slow and Oh, So Mellow

    When Life Was Slow and Oh, So Mellow

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    For the 1999-2000 season, Actors' Equity Associati

    For the 1999-2000 season, Actors' Equity Association's members saw annual earnings and work-per-week totals edge up, and the number of members in good standing eke up, while total annual workweeks, road workweeks, and new memberships fell.

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    Coming to Back Stage...

    "The reality today is that it costs lots of money to staff your company with well-trained and capable artists...and in light of the debt these students have amassed, I don't blame them for wanting a good job quickly. You can't eat, wear, or drive what's on ...

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    SAG Nominations Spread Acclaim

    "Chocolat," "Billy Elliot," "Almost Famous," "The Contender," and "Gladiator" each picked up three nominations Tuesday for the seventh annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. Each film was recognized for its cast in the ensemble category, along with "Traffic." On the TV side, NBC came out way ahead of any network or ...

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    Approaching a Role: Experts Talk on Technique

    Script analysis. Objectives. Actions. Internalizing. Externalizing. Interpretation. Trust. Terminology that's part of every actor's vocabulary. Though the concepts are taught by acting teachers and coaches everywhere, it's the emphasis of one or more of these areas, or variations on them, which create the various approaches to the ...

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    and cataloguing its archives while organizing the

    and cataloguing its archives while organizing the career materials of Carola Goya and Matteo for future release of their biographies. Goya and Matteo's career spans 70 years in American Dance—seven decades of concertizing, choreography, lecturing, researching, and writing. The team was named "Irreplaceable Dance Treasures" by The Dance ...

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    McNally to Speak on "The Full Monty"

    The Dramatists Guild of America, Inc.'s presentation, "The Making of the Musical, 'The Full Monty' " will take place on Fri., Jan. 19, at 5:30 pm, at New Dramatists, 424 W. 44th St. (between Ninth and Tenth aves.).

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    The Invasion of the Soul Snatchers: Interactive Theatre or Collective Embarrassment?

    Thresholds for embarrassment are mighty high. Indeed, our culture is awash in gawking and self-display. Very few squirm.

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    92nd St. Y Offers Professional Discount to 'Broadway Talks'

    Putting together a stage show for a New York audience must be a wonderful, exhilarating experience, right? But if that's the case, why is it so often described as a horrible torture? Panels of theatre professionals will attempt to answer that question this spring in a new series at ...