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    Jerome Fellowships

    St. Paul, Minnesota's Jerome Foundation has awarded a two-year grant of $24,000 to New York City's Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in support of the participation of New York City and Minnesota-based playwrights in the 1996 and 1997 National Playwrights Conference.

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    NEWS WIRE - Off the Wire

    NORTHERN CALIFORNIA--Chicago, the same production which won six Tonys last year for its Broadway run, comes to Sacramento's Community Center Theater, Apr. 23-26. The production features Charlotte d'Amboise and Jasmine Guy in the lead roles. (916) 557-1999

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    Three Injured by Metal Rain on Times Square

    For theatre reporters, it was a scene eerily reminiscent of the media briefings that occurred during last year's extended closing of Times

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    Cherry Lane Alternative: Mentor Writers

    A mentoring program for emerging writers marks the focus of producer Angelina Fiordellisi's new Cherry Lane Alternative, a 60-seat black box now under construction within the existing Cherry Lane Theatre in Greenwich

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    Partnership to Tape Dance for Posterity

    The Pew Charible Trusts have announced the formation of a new partnership called Save As: Dance, created to ensure that the art of Terpsichore will not waltz through the years

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    Wednesday, May 31: Alley Whoop!

    Visitors to the theatre district frequently find themselves face-to-face with famous performers, but on Wed., May 31, such sightings are guaranteed. That's the day the League of American Theatres and Producers will present "Stars in the Alley," a free concert that kicks off the annual Theatre

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    ACTORS' TAXES: Paydays to Remember - Don't rely on the W-2s to tell you what you made. You could get a nasty surprise.

    Nineteen ninety-nine! What a concept! This could be a very interesting year. Congress is itching to give your Social Security pension to Wall Street just as the world economy seems ready for meltdown. Our medical system is the worst of any industrial country and getting worse. American corporations seem hellbent ...

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    More Free MDs at NYC Clinic for the Arts

    Physician Volunteers for the Arts (PVA), a free clinic for entertainment professionals, has expanded its services from one part-time doctor to 10 specialists and a low-cost referral network, thanks to a $100,000 grant from Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA). The service, which is sponsored by The Actors ...

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    Gore Requests Runaway Report

    WASHINGTON-Vice President Al Gore has asked the Commerce Department to investigate the runaway production phenomenon and issue a report by the end of next

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    Correction

    A photo was incorrectly captioned in our June 6 feature, "Making and Marketing an Indie Film." Manny Siverio, identified on page 25 as "calling the shots," was actually the stunt coordinator on "Love Walks In." The film's director is Juan