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    CENTERSTAGE: Finding the Shoe That Fits

    I needed to buy a new pair of running shoes. I went into one of the sports stores near my house but was surprised and overwhelmed by the number of makes and models available. I tried on a few pairs that caught my eye, but couldn't make up my ...

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    VOTER - Don Nelson's Busy Year

    Between Sept. 1, 1996 and Aug. 31, 1997, 250 theatre productions in Los Angeles County registered for Ovation consideration. Ovation voter Don Nelson saw 202 of them. Roughly calculating, that means Nelson saw an average of four shows a week--sometimes all on the weekend, in various matinees and occasional morning ...

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    Critic's Picks

    - ACME Schmacme, presented by and at the ACME Comedy Theatre, 135 N. La Brea Ave., Hollywood. Through July 25. (213)

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    Unfinished Silvercup Adds "Riverside' to TV Schedule

    "Riverside," ABC-TV's hour-long, second season replacement series for January, has begun production at Silvercup Studios East, even before the facility's five new soundstages have been completed. "Riverside," set in a fictional New York City hospital, joins "Now and Again," the new primetime dramatic series produced by Paramount for ...

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    GOD'S GIFT: Acting is in F. Murray Abraham's bones, but he still takes it with a grain of salt.

    If any actor belies the myth of the overnight success, it must be F. Murray Abraham, who received a Best Actor Oscar for his searing performance as Salieri in 1984's Amadeus but soon returned to the grind of being a busy character actor onstage and in films and

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    SAG's Daniels, In New York, Reflects Full Circle

    William Daniels, the Screen Actors Guild's national president, has moved back to New York.

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    Hail A Ride!

    Rod Gill's "Tall Taxi Tales," a play which "exposes the bizarre encounters in rear seats as only New York City hacks can tell it," will be performed in a free reading on Mon., June 16 at the John Houseman Theatre Studio Too, 450 W. 42nd St. Information: (718)

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    DANCE DIARY - Two Tragedies From Italy's Aterballetto

    Aterballetto, currently on an extensive tour of the U.S., recently came to Brooklyn College's Whitman Hall, offering as its main attraction Artistic Director Amedeo Amodio's "Suite From Romeo and Juliet." The company bills itself as Italy's only permanent ballet outside of those attached to opera

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    REGIONAL ROUNDUP

    PROVIDENCE, R - IIt's not a mess of pottage, exactly. But Alias Stage, a 16-year-old leader of Providence's lively "Off Trinity Rep" theatre scene, has just completed its name