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    ACTOR'S ACTOR - Work Ethic

    While most child stars have difficulty making the transition into more adult roles, 17-year-old Christina Ricci has flourished. Ricci, whose previous credits include The Addams Family, Addams Family Values, Casper, Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain, Now and Then, and That Darn Cat, can currently be seen in her ...

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    Face to Face"Phaedra in Delirium": Kathleen Chalfant Is No Angel

    As "Phaedra in Delirium" begins, Kathleen Chalfant in the title role stares at herself in the mirror, an expression of disbelief and loss. In this contemporary slant on Euripides' classic story of forbidden lust, playwright Susan Yankowitz uses the myth of Phaedra, a wife who falls in love with her ...

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    ABC Engulfs Touchstone Restructure Includes Network Employees Moving from NY to LA

    (BPI) LOS ANGELES-In an effort to cut costs and step up in-house production, Touchstone Television Prods. under Lloyd Braun has confirmed that it will merge with ABC to form a new entertainment

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    Arthur Miller and Richard Greenberg

    Arthur Miller and Richard Greenberg are the first recipients of two significant new awards for playwrights, one for a master American dramatist and the other for an American playwright in

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    York Theatre Is Down, But Not Out

    Though the financial problems of the York Theatre Company have been severe enough to postpone one of its productions, Artistic Director James Morgan is cautiously optimistic about the company's

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    Gallery Opens B'way Exhibition

    The PaineWebber Gallery in Manhattan is ushering in the new theatre season with an appropriate new exhibit, "Direct From Broadway: 200 Years of New York City Theater." The show opens Oct.

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    SAG Nominating Panels Seek New Blood

    (BPI) LOS ANGELES-The Screen Actors Guild's national and local nominating committees have recommended major changes in the guild's elected leadership.

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    London "Saigon' To Close: Broadway Production Not Affected

    Producer Cameron Mackintosh will close "Miss Saigon" at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, in London as soon as Sept. 20-which would be the tenth anniversary of its opening-or by the spring of 2000, at the latest. A New York spokesman for Mackintosh said the Broadway run, which began in 1991 ...