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    SAG Nominations Spread Acclaim

    "Chocolat," "Billy Elliot," "Almost Famous," "The Contender," and "Gladiator" each picked up three nominations Tuesday for the seventh annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. Each film was recognized for its cast in the ensemble category, along with "Traffic." On the TV side, NBC came out way ahead of any network or ...

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    Approaching a Role: Experts Talk on Technique

    Script analysis. Objectives. Actions. Internalizing. Externalizing. Interpretation. Trust. Terminology that's part of every actor's vocabulary. Though the concepts are taught by acting teachers and coaches everywhere, it's the emphasis of one or more of these areas, or variations on them, which create the various approaches to the ...

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    and cataloguing its archives while organizing the

    and cataloguing its archives while organizing the career materials of Carola Goya and Matteo for future release of their biographies. Goya and Matteo's career spans 70 years in American Dance—seven decades of concertizing, choreography, lecturing, researching, and writing. The team was named "Irreplaceable Dance Treasures" by The Dance ...

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    RSC's Henry VI Is Black

    Black actors in Shakespeare? Hardly a revolutionary concept. African-Americans were in Richard III in New York in 1821. Nevertheless, there has been more than a ripple of interest in the Royal Shakespeare Company's decision to cast David Oyelowo in the title role of Henry VI, which opens in Stratford-upon-Avon ...

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    Actors' Equity Honors Rosetta LeNoire

    Veteran actress Rosetta LeNoire will receive the Paul Robeson Award presented annually by Actors' Equity Associ-ation. The award honors those artists who are committed to the struggle for social justice and equality. Throughout her career, spanning close to 75 years, LeNoire has fought against racial discrimination.

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    cross-gender "guys & dolls"

    2/11 from 11AM-5PM and 5-7PM at Harlequin Studios, 203 W. 46 St., NYC.

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    The Tale of the Allergist's Wife

    Reviewed by Victor Gluck

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    The Invasion of the Soul Snatchers: Interactive Theatre or Collective Embarrassment?

    Thresholds for embarrassment are mighty high. Indeed, our culture is awash in gawking and self-display. Very few squirm.

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    A new reading series at the Blue Heron Arts Center

    A new reading series at the Blue Heron Arts Center, produced by Back Stage contributor Leslie (Hoban) Blake, will introduce New York theatregoers to characters and themes of Canada.

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    92nd St. Y Offers Professional Discount to 'Broadway Talks'

    Putting together a stage show for a New York audience must be a wonderful, exhilarating experience, right? But if that's the case, why is it so often described as a horrible torture? Panels of theatre professionals will attempt to answer that question this spring in a new series at ...