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    female actress-singer, tour

    Seeking a female actress-singer for immediate employment to cover female roles in "Alice in Wonderland" and "The Trail of Tears" on a young audiences tour. Must have strong belt voice with good falsetto in upper register. "Trail of Tears" is a straight play. Actress must be able to join tour ...

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    Ambidextrous Acting: Moving Between Musicals and Plays

    "My life can be divided into B.D.B. and A.D.B.," says Kevin Chamberlin, currently starring in "Seussical" as Horton the Elephant. "That is, 'Before "Dirty Blonde" ' and 'After "Dirty Blonde." ' That's how much it changed my life."

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    Marion N. Waggoner, the producer/artistic director

    Marion N. Waggoner, the producer/artistic director of the outdoor historical drama "Tecumseh!" in Chillicothe, OH, was honored with the 2000 Mark R. Sumner Award for distinguished achievement in the U.S. outdoor drama movement.

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    epa, "thoroughly modern millie"

    2/10 from 10AM-6PM at Chelsea Studios, 151 W. 26 St., 6th fl., NYC.

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    NYC, "sesame st. live"

    2/13 at 9:30AM & 10AM at New Dance Group Arts Center, 254 W. 47 St., NYC.

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    'City Center Voices!' Reads Plays

    Tony-nominated actor Alec Baldwin loves the City Center Encores! series of musical theatre concerts, but they leave him frustrated. "As an actor, I long to be a part of it," he has said, "but I don't dance and I don't sing." Never one to give up easily, he ...

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    Summertime and the Training is Easy

    For our annual spotlight on summer training programs in the theatrical arts, Back Stage and Back Stage West have combined their efforts in order to cast as wide a geographical net as possible across the great continent of North America. Twenty-nine far-flung writers cover, in varying degrees of depth, nearly ...

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    Where to Deduct

    This week we'll wrap up our discussion of Itemized Deductions by exploring "Miscellaneous Deductions." When people itemize deductions, the area called miscellaneous deductions is where they usually place the professional expenses they've incurred over the past year. These expenses might include out-of-town costs, lessons, photos, commissions to agents ...

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    Spotlight on Colleges

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    Women Directors: Reinventing the Wheel and Rolling It Uphill

    Women in the arts have had their surges in popularity, but few of them have remained in the documented history of theatre, so we have been denied not only the experience of their work, but the knowledge of their very existence. Because of this, each new generation of women artists ...