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    Life Upon the British Stage

    George Bernard Shaw once said America and England are two countries separated by a common language. Like most epigrams, there's a strong element of truth in his statement. The British live on the other side of The Pond, drive on the other side of the road, and do things ...

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    GOtham comedy club

    Voted "Best Comedy Club in Manhattan" by the New York Press, Gotham Comedy Club is seeking new comics for its Friday and Saturday early evening shows. Can arrange for owner/booker to evaluate performance. Exceptional comics invited to perform in other shows. Must bring at least three audience members for ...

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    No "Stranger" to The Stage

    No "Stranger" to The Stage

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    vh1, "I want to be a diva"

    VH1 is seeking a singer who also possesses diva-like qualities for a new TV pilot, "I Want to be a Diva." Lizz Winstead, prod'r; Paul Mettes, dir. No pay, but opportunity for exposure. Send videotape ASAP, by Nov. 24, to "I Want to be a Diva," 1633 Broadway, 5th ...

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    "pink elephants," new musical

    Back It Up Productions is casting for a new musical comedy set in 1950s Manhattan. John Paolillo, choreo. Rehearsals begin Feb. 20; runs weekends April-May at the Slipper Room, NYC. Seeking—Cunningham: 30-40s, classic Sam Spade-type; Sylvia: early 40s, femme fatale, manipulative, Joan Collins-type; Grant: 30s, attractive, "central casting" leading ...

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    Loretta Young, actress, 87 (Aug. 12)

    Loretta Young, actress, 87 (Aug. 12)

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    Set Designer Eldon Elder Dies at 79

    Eldon Elder, a set, lighting, and costume designer who designed the New York Shakespeare Festival's Delacorte Theater in Central Park, died on Mon., Dec. 11, in Manhattan. He was 79 years old and the cause of death was heart failure.

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    leads, harriet tubman play

    Animated Theaterworks, Inc. is casting for its production of "In the Footsteps of Moses: The Story of Harriet Tubman" by Willis-Whyte. E. Kleinhans, dir. Reheasals begin late Jan.; runs Feb. 20-March 18. Seeking two African-American women to play Harriet Tubman: one part is Harriet in her 70s, the other will ...

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    Equity is hosting a two-hour New and Confused Memb

    Equity is hosting a two-hour New and Confused Member Get-Together in the Council Room, 14th floor of the Equity Building, on Thurs., Oct. 26, beginning at 4 pm.

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    Less 'Miserables' in 2001

    Even after 13 years on Broadway, the smash hit "Les Miserables" is not yet "frozen." Producer Cameron Mackintosh has announced the show will have 14 minutes shaved off its current running time, a change that will bring the show in at just under three hours and save approximately $23,000 ...