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    ACTOR'S ACTOR: Ian Hart - Dodging Clich

    A fluke. Pure luck. That's how British character actor Ian Hart describes his first exposure to acting. The Liverpool native, who at 15 was more interested in seeing The Clash play live than anything else, happened to be following a friend around after school when he found himself in ...

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    ACTORS WE LOVE - Nicole Sullivan: Gorgeously Inappropriate

    A syrupy sweet smile and big doe eyes can get you far in this business, and a mini-skirt doesn't hurt either. In addition to these, Nicole Sullivan walked into the MADtv audition with talent, which definitely got her the job. It is precisely her talent and inimitable creativity that ...

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    Hoffa: Teamsters to Back Locked-Out NABET

    Teamster President James P. Hoffa, recently elected to run the union once led by his father, has pledged support for NABET broadcast technicians. He announced his stand on Tues., Dec 15, outside the ABC television network's Washington, D.C.

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    OVATIONS: Insider House - Ovations Honor Great Men and Women of the Theatre, Nos. 1-26

    There's no people like show people, and nothing proves it like their awards shows. The Tonys, for instance, are an annual feast of insider indulgence and gypsy glamour, and now the Ovations, though only five years old as a competitive awards show, is settling into a comfortable niche as ...

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    BISTRO BITS: Joie de Vivre

    Barbara Brussell is making her Algonquin Oak Room debut through June 3 with her new show "I Wish You Love," deftly directed by Scott Barnes. With brilliant musical director Christopher Marlowe at the piano and bassist Steve La Spina, Brussell charms the room with show tunes, trenchant ballads, and songs ...

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    Cable Television's "Broadway Beat" Is Tops in Tapes

    The bad news: Due to union restrictions, the vast majority of Broadway shows open and close without being professionally filmed or taped in their entirety. The good news: One enterprising soul, Bradshaw Smith, is doing his best--in the face of major obstacles, including draconian legal constraints--to preserve large chunks of ...

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    NEWS WIRE : "Alabama Sky" Flies South

    Black Artists Network Development (BAND), in association with the City of Los Angeles, Cultural Affairs Department, will present its inaugural production of Pearl Cleage's acclaimed play Blues for an Alabama Sky, opening this week at the Los Angeles Theatre Center in downtown Los

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    1999 IN REVIEW: Highlights "99 - 1999 News in Review

    Actors and the theatre establishment shared in the general prosperity of the 99th year of the 20th century...AFTRA and SAG didn't merge, after all...The American Theatre Wing (ATW) and the League of American Theatres and Producers buried their differences just long enough to get through an embarrassing ...