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    "Back Stage" Offers Stage/Tech Section

    Starting this week on page 41, Back Stage begins offering a regular new advertising section to run every other week: "Stage & Tech Services." Designed to market theatrical products and services ranging from lighting and scenic design to ticketing software, the section will run near the regular staff and tech

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    Actorfest Success; The "Les Miz" Controversy

    My two-week vacation abroad turned out to be a three-month leave of absence from this column. When I returned to the office in mid-September there were so many projects that I needed to attend to right away that I just put "CenterStage" on hold for awhile. (A habit that I ...

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    "CAREER BROADCAST NETWORK"

    James Lewis (prod.) is seeking a key makeup artist and key hair stylist for Career Broadcast Network, a TV cable show. Dir. Willie Watts. Shoot starts Mar. 26. There is pay. Fax resumé by Mar. 1 to (818) 385-1634.

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    CALL ME MADAM

    Call me dazzled. This concert adaptation (Charles Repole and Bill Russell) of the original book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse is a remarkably clean and uncluttered piece of work, directed with an obvious love of the material by John Bowab. The music and lyrics of Irving Berlin sparkle all ...

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    "Rent"-Stabilized Nederlanderor interior has landmark status).

    "From the beginning we thought that plopping the New York Theatre Workshop production in the middle of a Broadway theatre was going to provide a contrast that was not going to be good for the show," opined the voluble Clay. "If the area where the audience enters feels sort of ...

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    Nonprofits Score Win Over Anti-Advocacy

    Arts advocates, alert to anti-advocacy legislation possibly coming from unexpected places, helped quell certain dangerous language in a Senate appropriations bill in the recent congressional

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    ATPAM Considers Strike Against League

    The Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers (ATPAM) is considering a strike against the League of American Theatres and Producers. At press time, the union had called its members to a Thurs., Nov. 21, meeting to discuss a strike

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    NYC Celebrates Theatre, Honors Tonys

    Festivities for the 10th Annual New York City Salute to the Theatre include a party at Gracie Mansion and the annual Stars in the Alley concert in Shubert

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    BITS PARTS: Popular London "Drive"

    Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning "How I Learned to Drive"--parked at London's Donmar Warehouse--received an accelerating review this past week from The

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    Shubert Raises "Rent," May Leave "Klein" Homeless

    It seems that no matter where "Rent" travels, it stirs up a fight. A recent announcement that the Tony Award-winning musical would begin an open run at Boston's Shubert Theatre this fall could derail the touring schedule of the Off-Broadway Uta Hagen vehicle, "Mrs.