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    Obituaries

    Quentin Crisp, 90, Writer and

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    Theatre Library Announces Awards

    The Theatre Library Association (TLA) has announced the 1997 winners of its annual book awards, to be presented on Fri., May 30, in the Bruno Walter Auditorium of the New York Public Library for the Performing

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    Cultural $$ Hearing Set by City Council

    The New York City Council on Wed., May 20 will hear comments from the public on proposed cuts to the city Department of Cultural Affairs' 1999

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    Bistro Bits - Another Sparkling Entry

    J EFF MACAULEY'S SHOWS ARE WONDERFUL: delightful and entertaining, meticulously researched and informative--and true to the cabaret spirit, they always reflect his personal take on the subject at hand. In his latest offering, "Mwah! The Dinah Shore Show," he tells about his lifelong fascination with Dinah Shore and gives ...

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    IN FLAGRANTE GOTHICTO

    Like Catherine Earnshaw or Jane Eyre, the Gothic heroine is a character of passion and adversity in classic novels of love and loss. And the season opener for the nomadic Circle X Theatre Company proves a hilarious romp through love, lust, and duty with this story of an insolent young ...

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    "Lion King" & "Art" Take Tonys in Upset Hynes and Taymor Are First Women Directors Honored

    In an evening of surprises and historical firsts, "The Lion King" won the Tony Award for Best Musical and "Art" was hailed as Best Play. Competitors "Ragtime" and "The Beauty Queen of Leenane" were expected to be the winners in those categories. Within a few minutes of each other, Garry ...

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    Auditions at a Glance

    Thursday, May

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    Insurance Bill Would Make Actors Indy Contractors

    Proposed New York state legislation--which ostensibly would exempt nightclubs and restaurants from having to pay unemployment insurance premiums on musicians-- could also affect actors who perform on stage, film, or television.

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    Artistic Director: Artist or Manager? A Vet Panel Enlivens a Theater Resources Unlimited Roundtable

    On a recent November evening, an audience largely made up of small theatre companies' artistic and managing directors met eagerly Off-Broadway, in Studio A of the John Houseman Theater. Seeking information and inspiration, they turned to six experienced colleagues: Todd Haimes (Roundabout Theatre), Linda Key (Six Figures Theatre Company), Robert ...